Gertrude Irene Cookson (1889 - 1954)

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Gertrude Irene Cookson
1889 - 1954
updated February 06, 2019
Gertrude Irene Cookson was born in 1889. She was born to Richard Cookson and Elizabeth Aston Cookson, and we currently have no other siblings in her family tree. She died in 1954 in Oakl, Australia at age 65.

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Richard Cookson
Oakl, Australia
Elizabeth Aston Cookson
Oakl, Australia

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Gertrude Irene Cookson died in 1954 in Oakl, Australia at age 65. She was born in 1889. She was born to Richard Cookson and Elizabeth Aston Cookson, and we currently have no other siblings in her family tree.
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In 1889, in the year that Gertrude Irene Cookson was born, on April 22nd, at "high noon," about 50,000 people took off to claim open lands in the Land Rush of 1889. Called the "Unassigned Lands," part or all of 6 counties in Oklahoma were up for grabs. By the end of the day, Oklahoma City and Guthrie were created - each with about 10,000 inhabitants.

In 1904, when she was only 15 years old, the Russo-Japanese war began. The Russian Empire and the Japanese Empire began fighting over the territories of Manchuria and Korea. Russia wanted a warm water port on the Pacific Ocean while Japan feared growing encroachment from Russia into Asia. So the Japan fleet launched a surprise attack on the Russian Navy and a one year war began. President Roosevelt of the United States brokered peace between the two nations. It was the first time in the modern era that an Asian power showed its dominance over a European power.

In 1929, she was 40 years old when on March 4th, Herbert Hoover became the 31st President of the United States. Early in his presidency, the October stock market crash - "Black Tuesday" - occurred, which lead to the Great Depression. None of his economic policies were able to make a dent in the Depression. This lead to one term and the election of Democrat Franklin D. Roosevelt winning the 1933 election in a landslide.

In 1946, by the time she was 57 years old, pediatrician Dr. Benjamin Spock's book "The Common Sense Book of Baby and Child Care" was published. It sold half a million copies in the first six months. Aside from the Bible, it became the best selling book of the 20th century. A generation of Baby Boomers were raised by the advice of Dr. Spock.

In 1954, in the year of Gertrude Irene Cookson's passing, from April 22 through June 17th, the Army v. McCarthy hearings were held. The U.S. Army accused Roy Cohn (chief counsel to Senator McCarthy and later trusted mentor of Donald Trump) of blackmail. McCarthy and Cohn accused the U.S. Army of harboring communists. The Army allegations were found to be true. The U.S. Senate later censured McCarthy.

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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
Cheltenham, Australia
Elizabeth Baker Cookson
Cheltenham, Australia
Elinor Christina Cookson
1874 - 1957
Toor, Australia
Couchman Willi Cookson
Toor, Australia
Jessie Ellen Cookson
1882 - 1958
Park, Australia
Dove Charles Cookson
Park, Australia
Jessie Whittle Cookson
Park, Australia
Christopher Robe Cookson
Died: 1959
Maff, Australia
Colin Jack C Cookson
Maff, Australia
Dorothy Louise Cookson
1896 - 1960
Camberwell, Australia
Landells James Cookson
Camberwell, Australia
Mary Louise Holden Cookson
Camberwell, Australia

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Oakl, Australia
Elizabeth Aston Cookson
Oakl, Australia
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Heidelberg, Australia
Edward Lawrence Martin
1870 - 1954
Cheltenham, Australia
Daniel Martin
Cheltenham, Australia
Mary Greeny Martin
Cheltenham, Australia
Frances Margaret Nobbs
1865 - 1954
Park, Australia
Whitbourne Cha Nobbs
Park, Australia
Arabella Wells Nobbs
Park, Australia
Benjamin Sanderson
Melbourne, Australia
Hannah Spence Sanderson
Melbourne, Australia
Emily Lucy Dalton
1896 - 1954
Ivan, Australia
Hughes John Dalton
Ivan, Australia
Alice Sampson Dalton
Ivan, Australia
William John Field
1871 - 1954
Dandenong, Australia
John Field
Dandenong, Australia
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Dandenong, Australia
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