Arthur Leo Cook

15 July 1896–26 March 1961 (Age 64)
Lamoni, Decatur, Iowa, United States

The Life of Arthur Leo

When Arthur Leo Cook was born on 15 July 1896, in Lamoni, Decatur, Iowa, United States, his father, George Cook, was 27 and his mother, Melvina Estella Williams, was 27. He had at least 1 son and 1 daughter with Sarah J Davis. He died on 26 March 1961, in Saint Joseph, Buchanan, Missouri, United States, at the age of 64, and was buried in St Joseph Memorial Park, Saint Joseph, Buchanan, Missouri, United States.

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Family Time Line

Arthur Leo Cook
1896–1961
Sarah J Davis
1901–1987
Willis W Cook
1921–2007
Geraldine Cook
1927–1993

Spouse and Children

children

(2)

Parents and Siblings

siblings

(3)

    Male1896–1961Male

    Harold Cook

    Male1898–Male

    Marjorie Cook

    Female1900–Female

World Events (8)

1898 · War with the Spanish

Age 2

After the explosion of the USS Maine in the Havana Harbor in Cuba, the United States engaged the Spanish in war. The war was fought on two fronts, one in Cuba, which helped gain their independence, and in the Philippines, which helped the US gain another territory for a time.
1904 · The World's Fair of 1904

Age 8

St. Louis hosted the 1904 World's Fair and welcomed a crowd of 200,000 visitors on opening day of April 30, 1904. The fair had exhibits from 50 countries and 43 states. Several notable inventions showcased at the fair include iced tea and the ice cream cone. By the time of its closing in December 1904, over 20 million people had visited the fair.
1916 · The First woman elected into the US Congress

Age 20

Jeannette Pickering Rankin became the first woman to hold a federal office position in the House of Representatives, and remains the only woman elected to Congress by Montana.

Name Meaning

1 English: occupational name for a cook, a seller of cooked meats, or a keeper of an eating house, from Old English cōc (Latin coquus). There has been some confusion with Cocke .2 Irish and Scottish: usually identical in origin with the English name, but in some cases a reduced Anglicized form of Gaelic Mac Cúg ‘son of Hugo’ ( see McCook ).3 In North America Cook has absorbed examples of cognate and semantically equivalent names from other languages, such as German and Jewish Koch .

Dictionary of American Family Names © Patrick Hanks 2003, 2006.

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Sources (3)

  • Arthur Cook, "United States Census, 1940"
  • Aurther L Cook, "United States Census, 1930"
  • Arthur L Cook, "United States Census, 1920"

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