TAPINTO EAST ORANGE/ORANGE STAFF
May 26, 2020
(EAST ORANGE, NJ) - Former East Orange Mayor, Thomas H. Cooke, Jr. passed away the morning of May 18, 2020 at the age of 90. Mayor Cooke was a trailblazer and the City's second African American-elected Mayor from 1978 to 1986.
Most recently, Mayor Cooke was honored posthumously at the 2020 East Orange Memorial Day Celebration. In 2019, he was also awarded the Lifetime Citizens ...
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