Clarence George Cookson

23 June 1910–12 January 1978 (Age 67)
Port Burwell, Bayham, Elgin, Ontario, Canada

The Life of Clarence George

When Clarence George Cookson was born on 23 June 1910, in Port Burwell, Bayham, Elgin, Ontario, Canada, his father, William Henry Cookson, was 24 and his mother, Susan Helena Walker, was 22. He married Margaret Jean Shipp on 23 January 1932, in New Sarum, Central Elgin, Elgin, Ontario, Canada. They were the parents of at least 1 son. He died on 12 January 1978, in London, Middlesex, Ontario, Canada, at the age of 67, and was buried in Middlesex, Ontario, Canada.

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Clarence George Cookson
Margaret Jean Shipp
Marriage: 23 January 1932
Harry Robert Cookson

Spouse and Children

23 January 1932
New Sarum, Central Elgin, Elgin, Ontario, Canada


    Harry Robert Cookson


Parents and Siblings

    William Henry Cookson





World Events (4)

1934 · Dionne Quintuplets Born

Age 24

Born on May 28, 1934, the Dionne quintuplets were the first set of quintuplets to survive infancy. The five girls were born two months prematuare and months later were taken from their parents by the Red Cross. In the 1940s they were returned to their family.
1943 · Conservative Party Wins Ontario Election

Age 33

George A. Drew was the leader of the Progressive Conservative Party. In 1943, they won the Ontario election.
1955 · General Motors Auto Workers Strike

Age 45

From 1955-1956, around 17,000 workers for General Motors went on strike. They wanted a pay raise, more secure working conditions, and a health plan half paid by General Motors. The strike lasted 148 days.

Name Meaning

English (mainly Lancashire): patronymic from Cook .

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

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  • Clarence George Cookson, "Ontario Births, 1869-1912"

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