Walter Cooper

15 October 1902–6 April 1977 (Age 74)
Bristol, England, United Kingdom

The Life of Walter

Walter Cooper was born on 15 October 1902, in Bristol, England, United Kingdom as the son of Ernest Cooper and Rose. He died on 6 April 1977, in Victoria, British Columbia, Canada, at the age of 74.

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Ernest Cooper
Rose
Walter Cooper
1902–1977

Parents and Siblings

    Ernest Cooper

    MaleMale

    Rose

    FemaleFemale

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World Events (3)

1904 · The Entente Cordiale

Age 2

The Entente Cordiale was signed between Britain and France on April 8, 1904, to reconcile imperial interests and pave the way for future diplomatic cooperation. This ended hundreds of years of conflict between the two states.
1908

Age 6

London, United Kingdom hosts Summer Olympic Games.
1914

Age 12

Outbreak of World War I. UK enters hostilities against Germany. Grueling trench warfare in Belgium and France.

Name Meaning

1 English: occupational name for a maker and repairer of wooden vessels such as barrels, tubs, buckets, casks, and vats, from Middle English couper, cowper (apparently from Middle Dutch kūper, a derivative of kūp ‘tub’, ‘container’, which was borrowed independently into English as coop). The prevalence of the surname, its cognates, and equivalents bears witness to the fact that this was one of the chief specialist trades in the Middle Ages throughout Europe. In America, the English name has absorbed some cases of like-sounding cognates and words with similar meaning in other European languages, for example Dutch Kuiper .2 Jewish (Ashkenazic): Americanized form of Kupfer and Kupper ( see Kuper ).3 Dutch: occupational name for a buyer or merchant, Middle Dutch coper.

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

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Sources (1)

  • Walter Cooper, "British Columbia Death Registrations, 1872-1986; 1992-1993"

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