Stanley Smith Cook 1875-1952

  title={Stanley Smith Cook 1875-1952},
  author={Claude Dixon Gibb},
  journal={Obituary Notices of Fellows of the Royal Society},
  pages={118 - 127}
  • C. Gibb
  • Published 1 November 1952
  • Education
  • Obituary Notices of Fellows of the Royal Society
Stanley Smith Cook was born at Canterbury on 25 January 1875, and was the second of three sons of William Henry Cook and his wife, Martha Marsh Smith, both well-known residents of Canterbury. As a boy he was educated, primarily, at a Church School in Canterbury, and in 1889, at the age of fourteen and three-quarters, proved his ability by winning in competition a scholarship which enabled him to enter the King’s School of that city. In his first year he won a Form Prize and the Lower School…