PROF. J. A. KOOKEN --1897
In 1897 J. A. Kooken was co-principal of Hamilton High School with
Professor McCollum. He was born at Ferris, Texas, in 1864, and received
his early education at Trinity University. Leaving that institution in
1884, he entered the Sam Houston Normal School at Huntsville. He
afterwards completed his education at Valparaiso, Indiana.
Professor Kooken was a brother of Dr. R. A. Kooken, and an uncle of the
present Dr. R. A. Kooken of Hamilton.
HAMILTON COUNTY NEWS --Vol. 8, No.10
THE CARLTON CITIZEN --Vol. 30, No. 23
Hamilton County, TX
Friday, June 24, 1938