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First TCMS President, 1907

W. Albert Cook, M.D. – First TCMS President


July 10, 1875 - December 30, 1960


Eye, Ear, Nose and Throat
Medical Arts Building, Tulsa, Oklahoma


  • Organizer and first president of Tulsa County Medical Society

  • Past President of Oklahoma State Medical Association

  • Tulsa Pioneers

  • Anti-Horse Thief Association

  • Board of Deacons of the First Presbyterian Church

  • First golf champion of Indian Territory

  • Chief of Staff of Hillcrest Memorial Hospital


Performed first operation in Tulsa for Cataract(for blindness), crossed eyes, Mastoid and Tonsils.


Honorary life member Tulsa County Medical Society, Oklahoma State Medical Association, American Medical Association, American College of Surgeons, American Academy of Ophthalmology and Otolaryngology, local surgeon for Frisco, Katy and Midland Valley railroads.


Life member Mystic Shrine. Captain in the Medical Corps in the A.E. F. District of Paris and Post Graduate courses in Chicago, New York City and Vienna, Austria. Water Commissioner of Tulsa in 1903.

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