Irene Yvonne Cote

June 1905–14 September 1953 (Age 48)
Waterville, Kennebec, Maine, United States

The Life of Irene Yvonne

When Irene Yvonne Cote was born in June 1905, in Waterville, Kennebec, Maine, United States, her father, Clarence Joseph Cote, was 37 and her mother, Mary Vigilant, was 31. She lived in Cascade, Montana, United States in 1935 and Los Angeles, Los Angeles, California, United States in 1940. She died on 14 September 1953, in Yakima, Yakima, Washington, United States, at the age of 48, and was buried in Yakima, Yakima, Washington, United States.

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Earl C Whitlock
Irene Yvonne Cote

Spouse and Children

    Earl C Whitlock



Parents and Siblings

    Clarence Joseph Cote


    Mary Vigilant




    Aline Blanche Cote


    Salita Cote


    Marie Dianna Cote


    Joseph George C Cote


    Beatrice Alma Cote


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World Events (8)

1906 · Saving Food Labels

Age 1

The first of many consumer protection laws which ban foreign and interstate traffic in mislabeled food and drugs. It requires that ingredients be placed on the label.
1910 · Glacier National Park Established

Age 5

Congress established Glacier National Park on May 11, 1910. The park is located in the northern part of Montana on the Canada- US border. It covers 1 million acres, has over a hundred lakes, over a thousand different plant species, and over a hundred animal species. Previously the area had been occupied by the Blackfoot and Flathead people.
1918 · Attempting to Stop the War

Age 13

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.

Name Meaning

1 French (Côte): topographic name for someone who lived on a slope or riverbank, less often on the coast, from Old French coste (Latin costa ‘rib’, ‘side’, ‘flank’, also used in a transferred topographical sense). There are several places in France named with this word, and the surname may also be a habitational name from any of these.2 English: topographic name from Middle English cote, cott ‘shelter’, ‘cottage’ ( see Coates ).

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

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Sources (3)

  • Irene Whitlock in household of Earl C Whitlock, "United States Census, 1940"
  • Irene Whitlock in household of Earl C Whitlock, "United States Census, 1940"
  • Irene Cote in household of Clarence Cote, "Canada, Prairie Provinces Census, 1916"

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