Historical Markers
in Runnels County, Texas
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Robert Cooke, M.D.
Winters - Northview Cemetery
Robert Cooke, M.D. (June 19, 1857-May 13, 1936). Born in Emory, Texas, youngest son of William and Nancy Cooke. Attended Waco College (now Baylor University); medical school in Kentucky, received degree, 1886. Began practice, Kentuckytown. Moved to Winters area in 1889. Became town's first doctor; and deacon in first church and later pastor. Married 1886 Sallie Mitchell. Had five children. Beloved by all as a physician and Baptist preacher.
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