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John Mason Cook

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John Mason Cook (1834–1899), travel agent

1834 Born at Quaker's Yard, Market Harborough, son of Thomas Cook and his wife, Marianne

1864 Became a partner in his father's business, the firm then assuming the style of Thos. Cook and Son.

1868 Organised the first tourist steamer on the River Nile

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Sources of Information

  • Biography of John Mason Cook, ODNB