Bird Cochran

13 August 1904–24 June 1946 (Age 41)
Dallas, Dallas, Texas, United States

The Life Summary of Bird

When Bird Cochran was born on 13 August 1904, in Dallas, Dallas, Texas, United States, her father, James Monroe Cochran, was 58 and her mother, Mary Harriett Bowlin, was 43. She died on 24 June 1946, in Chicago, Cook, Illinois, United States, at the age of 41, and was buried in Dallas, Dallas, Texas, United States.

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World Events (8)

1905 · The Industrial Workers of the World
Age 1
The Industrial Workers of the World was founded after a convention was held by radical trade unionists from all over the United States who opposed the policies of the American Federation of Labor. The IWW opposed the American Federation of Labor's acceptance of capitalism and its refusal to include unskilled workers in craft unions. The convention took place on June 24 and was referred by the workers as the Industrial Congress or the Industrial Union Convention. The IWW aimed to promote worker solidarity in the revolutionary struggle to overthrow the employing class.
1906 · Saving Food Labels
Age 2
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.
1916 · The First woman elected into the US Congress
Age 12
Jeannette Pickering Rankin became the first woman to hold a federal office position in the House of Representatives, and remains the only woman elected to Congress by Montana.

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 (4)

  • Bird Garrett in household of Henry Haney, "United States Census, 1940"
  • Bird B Cochran in household of James M Cochran, "United States Census, 1920"
  • Bird Garrett, "Illinois Deaths and Stillbirths, 1916-1947"

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