Fred Almon Cochran

Male28 January 1932–2 December 2012

Brief Life History of Fred Almon

When Fred Almon Cochran was born on 28 January 1932, in Colbert, Alabama, United States, his father, Arnold Lewis Cochran, was 21 and his mother, Mary Emma Robbins, was 20. He married Wilma Novella Austin on 14 March 1954, in Alexander, North Carolina, United States. He died on 2 December 2012, in Hickory, Catawba, North Carolina, United States, at the age of 80, and was buried in Shiloh Cemetery, Bethlehem, Alexander, North Carolina, United States.

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Fred Almon Cochran
Wilma Novella Austin
Marriage: 14 March 1954

Sources (9)

  • Fred Almon Cochran, "United States Census, 1940"
  • Fred Almon Cochrans, "North Carolina, County Marriages, 1762-1979 "
  • Fred Almon Cochran, "Find A Grave Index"

Spouse and Children

  • Marriage
    14 March 1954Alexander, North Carolina, United States
  • Parents and Siblings

    Siblings (3)

    World Events (8)

    1935 · The FBI is Established

    Age 3

    The Bureau of Investigation's name was changed to the Federal Bureau of Investigation to help citizens know that the Government is helping protect from threats both domestically and abroad.

    1941 · Pentagon is Built in Arlington

    Age 9

    The Pentagon was developed as the Department of Defense had outgrown the other buildings were it was previous located.The groundbreaking for the Pentagon was on September 11, 1941. When the Pentagon was being built, it was determined that it could be no taller than four stories high. Colonel Leslie R. Groves was the supervisor of the project, he would later become known for helping on the Manhattan Project.

    1955 · The Civil Rights Movement Begins

    Age 23

    The civil rights movement was a movement to enforce constitutional and legal rights for African Americans that the other Americans enjoyed. By using nonviolent campaigns, those involved secured new recognition in laws and federal protection of all Americans. Moderators worked with Congress to pass of several pieces of legislation that overturned discriminatory practices.

    Name Meaning

    Scottish (Lanarkshire and Renfrewshire): habitational name from the lands of Cochrane in the parish of Paisley, near Glasgow. The placename is of uncertain derivation, perhaps from Welsh coch ‘red’, although this etymology is not supported by the early spelling Coueran.

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

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