Edith Caroline Cook

Female9 July 1934–16 November 1999

Brief Life History of Edith Caroline

When Edith Caroline Cook was born on 9 July 1934, in Eastport, Washington, Maine, United States, her father, Ambrose Melvin Cook, was 55 and her mother, Ethel Theresa McShea, was 39. She died on 16 November 1999, in Bristol, Hartford, Connecticut, United States, at the age of 65.

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Ambrose Melvin Cook
Ethel Theresa McShea
Doris Evelyn Cook
Blanche Elaine Cook
Madonna Isabella Cook
Herbert Edgar Cook
Thomas Melvin Cook
Ambrose Leroy Cook
Eunice Anna Cook
Ruth Agnes Cook
Ronald William Cook
Harold Augustine Cook
Robert Everett Cook
Kathleen Jeanette Cook
Ethel Veronica Cook
Edith Caroline Cook
Roxine Marie Cook

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    World Events (8)

    1935 · The FBI is Established

    Age 1

    The Bureau of Investigation's name was changed to the Federal Bureau of Investigation to help citizens know that the Government is helping protect from threats both domestically and abroad.

    1937 · Lewiston–Auburn Shoe Strike

    Age 3

    "On March 25, 1937, textile workers from Auburn and Lewiston walked off their jobs to demand better working conditions, higher pay, shorter workweeks, and the right to union representation. Most of the strikers were of French-Canadian descent. The American Civil Liberties Union stated that ""Maine is at least 100 years behind the time"" when it came to labor laws. A 10% wage increase was offered, but refused. Governor Lewis Barrows eventually called in the Maine Army of the National Guard. The strike ended on June 29, 1937, and was considered a loss for the workers."

    1954 · First Atomic Submarine Launched

    Age 20

    The USS Nautilus was launched from Groton, Connecticut. It was the first nuclear-powered submarine in the Navy. 

    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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