Bernard Cookson (died 1950)

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Bernard Cookson
? - 1950 (edit)
updated February 06, 2019
Bernard Cookson was born to Jean Lillian Blair Cookson and Wallace Montgomery Cookson, and we currently have no other siblings in his family tree. He died in 1950 in Carlton, Australia.

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Bernard Cookson Biography

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Bernard Cookson

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Bernard Cookson died in in Carlton, Australia

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Carlton, Australia

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Bernard Cookson Family Tree

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Parents:

Jean Lillian Blair Cookson
Carlton, Australia
Wallace Montgomery Cookson
Carlton, Australia

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Bernard Cookson died in 1950 in Carlton, Australia. He was born to Jean Lillian Blair Cookson and Wallace Montgomery Cookson, and we currently have no other siblings in his family tree.
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1950 World Events

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In 1827, Englishman John Walker invented the first friction match, which he named Lucifer. The match consisted of a wooden stick coated with sulphur and tipped with a mixture of sulphide of antimony, chlorate of potash, and gum. A box of 50 matches was one shilling and came with folded sandpaper to use to strike a match.

In 1836, on October 22nd, Sam Houston was inaugurated as the first elected President of the Republic of Texas, which was formed in 1836 as a result of Texas' independence from Mexico. He served two years, per the Texas Constitution - subsequent Presidents could serve three years.

In 1861, on March 4th, Abraham Lincoln became the 16th President of the United States. Winning by a plurality of the popular vote, 39.8% - there were many candidates, Douglas was the strongest - he decisively won the electoral college with 180 votes. He was the first President to emerge from the newly created Republican Party.

In 1917, the NHL (National Hockey League) was established as a response to the demise of the National Hockey Association (NHA). The first superstar of the League was "Phantom" Joe Malone of the Montreal Canadiens, a leading scorer with records that still stand. The Canadiens won the NHL championship over the Senators.

In 1950, in the year of Bernard Cookson's passing, in February, Joe McCarthy gave a speech alleging that he had a list of "members of the Communist Party and members of a spy ring" who worked in the State Department. He went on to chair a committee that investigated not only the State Department but also the administration of President Harry S. Truman, the Voice of America, and the U.S. Army for communist spies - until he was condemned by the U.S. Senate in 1954.

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Wallace Montgomery Cookson
Carlton, Australia
Jean Lillian Blair Cookson
Carlton, Australia
Thomas Leslie Cookson
1902 - 1950
Fitzroy, Australia
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Elizabeth Borthwick Cookson
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Catherine Cookson
1883 - 1951
Parkville, Australia
Mckeon Michael Cookson
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Margaret Kiley Cookson
Parkville, Australia
Cecil Clarence Vincent Cookson
1898 - 1951
Sunbury, Australia
Cookson William Cookson
Sunbury, Australia
Elizabeth Bothwick Cookson
Sunbury, Australia
Gertrude Irene Cookson
1889 - 1954
Oakl, Australia
Richard Cookson
Oakl, Australia
Elizabeth Aston Cookson
Oakl, Australia
Mona Elizabeth Cookson
1903 - 1954
Preston, Australia
Pike Alexander Cookson
Preston, Australia
Maria Elizabeth Leach Cookson
Preston, Australia
Arthur George Sa Cookson
1883 - 1956
Cheltenham, Australia
Richard Cookson
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Elizabeth Baker Cookson
Cheltenham, Australia

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