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William W. Cook

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“Bill Cook was the most brilliant teacher I had at Princeton High School. My grades weren't good enough for the AP class, so I took African-American...Read More »
1 of 10 | Posted by: Rip Light - Oakland, CA - student

“For two years I had the honor and pleasure of having Mr. Cook for my English teacher at Princeton High. He was a major influence on my becoming a...Read More »
2 of 10 | Posted by: Kate Kennedy - Portland, ME

“Professor Cook was my favorite teacher a Dartmouth College. I send my condolences to his family and to the entire Dartmouth community.<br /> ”
3 of 10 | Posted by: John McPhaul - San Juan, Puerto Rico

“It was an honor to get to know Professor Cook over the past 14 months. I enjoyed the time we spent together and will always remember his wit and...Read More »
4 of 10 | Posted by: Betty Martin - South Royalton, VT

“I am very sorry to hear of Bill Cook's passing- I knew him at both Princeton High School ( Our English class reading list was fantastic and eye...Read More »
5 of 10 | Posted by: Susan White - Havettown, PA

“Sending my condolences to Mr. Cook's entire family ”
6 of 10 | Posted by: Robin Watts - Cherry Hill, NJ

“Bill Cook was my supervising teacher when I student taught at Princeton High School in 1972. He was the best mentor and most inspiring role model I...Read More »
7 of 10 | Posted by: Don Gilpin - Princeton Junction, NJ

“As an English major at Dartmouth College in the early 2000's, Professor Cook was a legendary figure on campus. He touched so many thousands of people...Read More »
8 of 10 | Posted by: Rachel Ciprotti - Seattle, WA

“I am saddened to hear of the passing of Professor William Cook. Back in the early 70s he was an instructor in a special teacher certification program...Read More »
9 of 10 | Posted by: Jacqueline Swain - Princeton, NJ

“As a student of Bill Cook at Princeton High School in the 1970s, I was provided a window into a different cultural/racial experience through...Read More »
10 of 10 | Posted by: Art Gertel - White House Station, NJ

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William was born on August 4, 1933 and passed away on Monday, May 15, 2017.

William was a resident of New Hampshire.

Prof. Cook was an outstanding student in the New Jersey public schools, graduating at the head of his high school class in Trenton and as the Valedictorian of his class at Trenton State College (now the College of New Jersey), where he majored in English.

Funeral services and burial will be held in Trenton, NJ, this Saturday, May 20th.

Local arrangements are under the direction of the Rand-Wilson Funeral Home of Hanover, NH.