From NKAA, Notable Kentucky African Americans Database (main entry)

Cook, George

(born: 1863) 

Born in 1863 in  Louisville, KY, George Cook was a cook for Buffalo Bill Cody and a chef on a private dining car of the Louisville and Nashville Railroad. He was known as "Honest Mister Cook."

For more see The Fascinating Story of Black Kentuckians, by A. A. Dunnigan.

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“Cook, George,” Notable Kentucky African Americans Database, accessed June 4, 2023,

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