Harold Otis Cook

25 December 1906–24 July 1979 (Age 72)
Rockland, Plymouth, Massachusetts, United States

The Life Summary of Harold Otis

When Harold Otis Cook was born on 25 December 1906, in Rockland, Plymouth, Massachusetts, United States, his father, Asa Franklin Cook, was 30 and his mother, Nellie Watson Brewster, was 26. He married Margaret Catherine Morrison in 1932, in Rockland, Plymouth, Massachusetts, United States. They were the parents of at least 1 son and 1 daughter. He died on 24 July 1979, at the age of 72, and was buried in Hingham, Plymouth, Massachusetts, United States.

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Family Time Line

Harold Otis Cook
Margaret Catherine Morrison
Marriage: 1932
A Franklin Cook
Barbara Joan Cook

Spouse and Children

  • Marriage
    1932Rockland, Plymouth, Massachusetts, United States
  • Children


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    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 21
    Charles Lindbergh makes the first solo nonstop transatlantic flight in his plane The Spirit of St. Louis.

    Name Meaning

    1 English: occupational name for a cook, a seller of cooked meats, or a keeper of an eating house, from Old English cōc (Latin coquus). There has been some confusion with Cocke .2 Irish and Scottish: usually identical in origin with the English name, but in some cases a reduced Anglicized form of Gaelic Mac Cúg ‘son of Hugo’ ( see McCook ).3 In North America Cook has absorbed examples of cognate and semantically equivalent names from other languages, such as German and Jewish Koch .

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

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    Sources (9)

    • Harold O Cook, "United States Census, 1940"
    • Harold O Cook in household of Asa F Cook, "United States Census, 1910"
    • Harold O Cook in household of Asa F Cook, "United States Census, 1920"

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