Enos Hook Genealogy
Enos Hook (son of John and
Nancy Hook), b. Feb. 4, 1832; d. Oct. 21 1910; m. Elizabeth Inghram.
Family moved to Nebraska, 1863. In 1866 they moved by ox and mule team to
Colorado. In 1867 they moved to Leavenworth, Kan., where they settled
Children of Enos Hook and Elizabeth Inghram.
(1) William Cather Hook, b. in Waynesburg, Pa., Sept. 24, 1857; din Leavenworth,
Kan., 1921; m. Louise Dickson. Moved with parents to Nebraska, 1863. In 1866 he
moved with parents by mule and ox team to Colorado and a year later to
Leavenworth, Kan., where he lived his long and distinguished life. Educated in
public schools of Leavenworth and graduated, 1878, from Washington University
Law School at St. Louis. He was a profound student and a successful lawyer.
Republican in politics. Appointed 1899, U. S. District Judge for District of
Kansas. Promoted June, 1903, by President Roosevelt to Federal Judgeship in 8th
Judicial District comprising states of Missouri, Kansas, Iowa, Nebraska,
Minnesota, South Dakota, North Dakota, Colorado, Oklahoma, Montana and Utah. In
this work he was associated with judges Thayer of St. Louis, Sanborn of
Minneapolis and Vandeventer of Cheyenne, Wyo. Was prominently considered for
seat on U. S. Supreme Court. Issue, four children, as follows:
(1) Inghram D. Hook, Police Commissioner of Kansas City, Mo.
Captain in Intelligence Div. of 89th Division in World War. M. Mary Rockwell.
(2) Louise Hook.
(3) Dorothy Hook.
(4) Ruth Hook.
(2) Edward E. Hook, m. Ida Haag. Of issue, sons:
(1) Enos Hook.
(2) William Hook.
(3) Elizabeth I. Hook, m. Dr. A. F. Yohe, d. 1925.
(4) Anna A. Hook, m. Henry J. Helmers, Jr.
(5) Lucy V. Hook, unm.
(6) Helen Hook, m. Victor A. Cain.
(7) Cora Hook, m. Harlan Feagans. Living Leavenworth, Kan. No issue.