Chester Aitchison Cook

Male30 July 1891–20 September 1953

Brief Life History of Chester Aitchison

Chester Aitchison Cook was born on 30 July 1891, in Alexandria, Virginia, United States. He married Ora Martin on 19 October 1911, in Orange, Virginia, United States. He lived in Alexandria, Arlington, Virginia, United States in 1900 and Washington, District of Columbia, United States in 1910. He died on 20 September 1953, in Fort Snelling, Hennepin, Minnesota, United States, at the age of 62, and was buried in Lakewood Cemetery, Minneapolis, Hennepin, Minnesota, United States.

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Chester Aitchison Cook
1891–1953
Ora Martin
1889–1971
Marriage: 19 October 1911

Sources (8)

  • Carroll A Cooke in household of J Brook Arnold, "United States Census, 1900"
  • C A Cook, "Virginia, Orange County Marriage Records, 1757-1938"
  • Chester Atchison Cook, "United States World War II Draft Registration Cards, 1942"

Spouse and Children

  • Marriage
    19 October 1911Orange, Virginia, United States
  • World Events (8)

    1893 · The Minnesota State Flag

    Age 2

    The Flag of Minnesota was adopted on August 2 and consists of scenes from the seal of Minnesota. The flag has been modified over the years to be easier to manufacture.

    1901 · City Hall Built

    Age 10

    The Old Colorado Springs city Hall was built between 1901-1905. It was in use until 1997. The historical building was designed by Thomas Barber and Thomas MacLaren.

    1908 · The Bureau of Investigation is formed

    Age 17

    Known as the National Bureau of Criminal Identification, The Bureau of Investigation helped agencies across the country identify different criminals. President Roosevelt instructed that there be an autonomous investigative service that would report only to the Attorney General.

    Name Meaning

    English: occupational name for a cook, a seller of cooked meats, or a keeper of an eating house, from Middle English cok, coke, cook, couk, cuk(e) (Old English cōc) ‘cook’ or ‘seller of cooked foods’. See also Kew .

    Irish and Scottish: usually identical in origin with the English name (see 1 above), but in some cases a shortened Anglicized form of Gaelic Mac Cúg ‘son of Hugo’ (see McCook ).

    Americanized form (translation into English) of various European surnames meaning ‘cook’, such as German and Jewish Koch , Dutch Kook , Polish Kucharz and Kucharczyk , Slovenian and Croatian Kuhar , North German Kuk .

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

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