#57440 Overall Influence

George Hammell Cook

American geologist

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George Hammell Cook was the state geologist of New Jersey and vice president of Rutgers College. His geological survey of New Jersey became the predecessor for the U.S. Geological Survey.Biography He was born in Hanover Township, New Jersey on January 5, 1818 to John Cook and Sarah Munn . He married Mary Halsey Thomas on March 23, 1846. He served as the principal of The Albany Academy in Albany, New York from 1850 to 1852.

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Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute

Private research university in Troy, New York, United States

Rutgers University

Multi-campus American public research university in New Jersey, United States

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Chemistry