Velma Irene Cool

8 July 1906–22 November 1994 (Age 88)
Newton Township, Miami, Ohio, United States

The Life of Velma Irene

When Velma Irene Cool was born on 8 July 1906, in Newton Township, Miami, Ohio, United States, her father, Philip Burton Cool, was 26 and her mother, Rose Ella Landis, was 27. She married Ralph William Zimmerlin Sr. on 26 September 1931, in Miami, Ohio, United States. They were the parents of at least 1 son and 1 daughter. She lived in Newberry MM, Miami, Ohio, United States for about 10 years and Piqua, Miami, Ohio, United States in 1940. She died on 22 November 1994, in Covington, Miami, Ohio, United States, at the age of 88.

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Family Time Line

Ralph William Zimmerlin Sr.
Velma Irene Cool
Marriage: 26 September 1931
Ralph William Zimmerlin
Katherine Louise Unverzagt Zimmerlin

Spouse and Children

26 September 1931
Miami, Ohio, United States


Parents and Siblings




    Ruth Naomi Cool


    Walter Leroy Cool


    Albert Burton Cool


World Events (8)

1907 · Not for profit elections

Age 1

The first act prohibiting monetary contributions to political campaigns by major corporations.
1908 · The Bureau of Investigation is formed

Age 2

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.

Age 23

13 million people become unemployed after the Wall Street stock market crash of 1929 triggers what becomes known as the Great Depression. President Herbert Hoover rejects direct federal relief.

Name Meaning

1 Irish and Scottish: reduced form of McCool .2 Dutch: variant spelling of Kool .3 Probably an Americanized form of German Kuhl and Kühl ( see Kuhl ).

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

Possible Related Names

Sources (3)

  • Belma Zimmerlin in household of Ralph Zimmerlin, "United States Census, 1940"
  • Velma I Cool in household of Philip B Cool, "United States Census, 1910"
  • Velma J Cool in household of P B Cool, "United States Census, 1930"

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