Born on February 12 in Lyerly, Georgia, Bobby Lee Cook lived almost exactly 94 years, passing away on February 19, 2021. He as a defense attorney who practiced in Chattooga County in Georgia. He was said to inspired the character Ben Matlock (played by actor Andy Griffith) in the popular show Matlock.
His estimated net worth is not exactly known but his net annual income was about one million dollars.
Cook won about 80% of his murder trials as a defense attorney. He was known for his “down home Southern” demeanor.