Alfred Winslow Cochran

30 December 1917–4 May 1974 (Age 56)
Caribou, Aroostook, Maine, United States

The Life Summary of Alfred Winslow

When Alfred Winslow Cochran was born on 30 December 1917, in Caribou, Aroostook, Maine, United States, his father, Elmer Edward Cochran, was 37 and his mother, Grace L Wright, was 23. He married Edith Murill Chubbuck on 7 August 1937, in Maine, United States. They were the parents of at least 2 sons. He lived in Oakland, Kennebec, Maine, United States for about 20 years. He registered for military service in 1945. He died on 4 May 1974, in Stoneham, Middlesex, Massachusetts, United States, at the age of 56.

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Alfred Winslow Cochran
Edith Murill Chubbuck
Marriage: 7 August 1937
Alfred Michael Cochran
Merlin D Cochran

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  • Marriage
    7 August 1937Maine, United States
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    World Events (8)

    1918 · Attempting to Stop the War
    Age 1
    To end World War I, President Wilson created a list of principles to be used as negotiations for peace among the nations. Known as The Fourteen Points, the principles were outlined in a speech on war aimed toward the idea of peace but most of the Allied forces were skeptical of this Wilsonian idealism.
    1920 · Woman's Suffrage Referendum 1920
    Age 3
    The voting ballet from September 13, 1920 included a veto referendum that would give women the right to vote in the presidential elections. The referendum won, with 88,080 votes (74.30%) supporting the change. This resulted in women from Maine being among the first in the country to obtain suffrage.
    1934 · National Prohibition is Repealed
    Age 17
    "After a long history of banning liquor, both on a state and national level, all of the ""Maine Laws"" regarding alcohol were repealed in 1934."

    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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    Sources (7)

    • Alford W Cochran in household of Elmer E Cochran, "United States Census, 1930"
    • Alfred W Cochran in household of Elmer E Cochran, "United States Census, 1920"
    • Alfred W Cochran, "Maine, Marriage Index, 1892-1966, 1977-1996"

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