David Cooke

18 October 1904–21 February 1996 (Age 91)
Glasgow, Lanarkshire, Scotland

The Life of David

When David Cooke was born on 18 October 1904, in Glasgow, Lanarkshire, Scotland, his father, William Cooke, was 27 and his mother, Jane Campbell Wallace, was 31. He married Mary Winona Brockbank on 23 January 1929. They were the parents of at least 2 sons. He lived in Salt Lake City Ward 2, Salt Lake City, Salt Lake, Utah, United States in 1920 and Election Precinct 3, Salt Lake, Utah, United States in 1940. He died on 21 February 1996, in San Bernardino, San Bernardino, California, United States, at the age of 91, and was buried in Salt Lake City, Salt Lake, Utah, United States.

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David Cooke
Mary Winona Brockbank
Marriage: 23 January 1929
David Dean Cooke
Fran Brockbank Cook

Spouse and Children

23 January 1929


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World Events (8)

1906 · Saving Food Labels

Age 2

The first of many consumer protection laws which ban foreign and interstate traffic in mislabeled food and drugs. It requires that ingredients be placed on the label.
1908 · The Salt Lake City Union Pacific Depot

Age 4

Being listed on the National Register of Historic Places, The Salt Lake City Union Pacific Depot dates to the more prosperous era in the history of American railroad travel. Originally called the Union Station, it was jointly constructed by the San Pedro, Los Angeles and Salt Lake Railroads and the Oregon Short Line. The platforms behind the station ran north-to-south, parallel to the first main line built in the Salt Lake Valley. When Amtrak was formed in 1971, it took over the passenger services at the station, but all trains were moved to the Rio Grande station after it joined Amtrak. In January 2006, The Depot was opened as a shopping center that housed shops, restaurants and music venues.
1928 · The Tower Theater

Age 24

The Tower Theatre is a historic film theater operated by the Salt Lake Film Society. The theater presents independent films and is a venue for the Sundance Film Festival. It also presents classic films on occasional weekends and hosts a movie-rental library for those that want to expand their cinematic knowledge.

Name Meaning

English, etc.: variant spelling of Cook .

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

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Sources (3)

  • David Cook, "United States Census, 1940"
  • David Cooke in household of William Cooke, "United States Census, 1910"
  • David Cooke in household of William Cooke, "United States Census, 1920"

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