HOOK, Enos, (1804 - 1841)


HOOK, Enos, a Representative from Pennsylvania; born in Waynesburg, Greene County, Pa., December 3, 1804; received a limited schooling; studied law; was admitted to the bar in 1826 and commenced practice in Waynesburg, Pa.; member of the State house of representatives in 1837 and 1838; elected as a Democrat to the Twenty-sixth and Twenty-seventh Congresses and served from March 4, 1839, to April 18, 1841, when he resigned; died in Waynesburg, Pa., July 15, 1841; interment in Green Mount Cemetery.