Mona Elizabeth Cookson (1903 - 1954)

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Mona Elizabeth Cookson
1903 - 1954
updated February 06, 2019
Mona Elizabeth Cookson was born in 1903. She was born to Pike Alexander Cookson and Maria Elizabeth Leach Cookson, and we currently have no other siblings in her family tree. She died in 1954 in Preston, Australia at age 51.

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Mona Elizabeth Cookson Biography

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Mona Elizabeth Cookson

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Middle name

Elizabeth

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Death

Mona Cookson died in in Preston, Australia

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Preston, Australia

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Mona Elizabeth Cookson Family Tree

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Parents:

Pike Alexander Cookson
Preston, Australia
Maria Elizabeth Leach Cookson
Preston, Australia

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Mona Elizabeth Cookson passed away in 1954 in Preston, Australia at age 51. She was born in 1903. She was born to Pike Alexander Cookson and Maria Elizabeth Leach Cookson, and we currently have no other siblings in her family tree.
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1903 - 1954 World Events

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In 1903, in the year that Mona Elizabeth Cookson was born, the silent film, The Great Train Robbery opened. Although it was filmed in Milltown, New Jersey, it was a Western. Twelve minutes long, the film used a lot of innovative techniques - some scenes were hand colored and composite editing, on-location shooting, and frequent camera movement were used. Its budget was $150 (about $4000 currently) and was the most popular film until 1915 when Birth of a Nation was released.

In 1910, Mona was just 7 years old when Halley's comet, which returns past the earth every 75 - 76 years was observed photographically for the first time. Two fortuitous events occurred - photography had been invented since the last time the comet had passed and the comet was relatively close. There was panic because one astronomer claimed that the gas from its tail "would impregnate the atmosphere and possibly snuff out all life on the planet." People bought gas masks, "anti-comet pills" and "anti-comet umbrellas".

In 1932, when she was 29 years old, on February 27th, actress Elizabeth Taylor was born in London. Her parents were Americans living in London and when she was 7, the family moved to Los Angeles. Her first small part in a movie was in There's One Born Every Minute in 1942 but her first starring role was in National Velvet in 1944. She became as famous for her 8 marriages (to 7 people) as she was for her beauty and films.

In 1942, Mona was 39 years old when on February 19th, President Roosevelt signed Executive Order 9066. This authorized the Secretary of War to "prescribe certain areas as military zones." On March 21st, he signed Public Law 503 which was approved after an hour discussion in the Senate and 30 minutes in the House. The Law provided for enforcement of his Executive Order. This cleared the way for approximately 120,000 men, women, and children of Japanese ancestry to be evicted from the West Coast and to be held in concentration camps and other confinement sites across the country. In Hawaii, a few thousand were detained. German and Italian Americans in the U.S. were also confined.

In 1954, in the year of Mona Elizabeth Cookson's passing, on May 17th, the Supreme Court released a decision on Brown v. Board of Education of Topeka. The ruling stated that state laws establishing separate public schools for black and white students was unconstitutional thus paving the way for integration in schools.

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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
William Warren Cookson
1894 - 1960
Alex, Australia
George Arthu Cookson
Alex, Australia
Mary Jane Rice Cookson
Alex, Australia

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Preston, Australia
Maria Elizabeth Leach Cookson
Preston, Australia
John William Halse
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Daniel Hawkins
1889 - 1954
Fitzroy, Australia
Patrick Francis Hegney
1885 - 1954
Me Lb, Australia
Patrick Hegney
Me Lb, Australia
Ellen Kirwan Hegney
Me Lb, Australia
Hazel Clive Kerney
1905 - 1954
Melbourne, Australia
Olney Walter E Kerney
Melbourne, Australia
Harriett Rowston Kerney
Melbourne, Australia
Annie Maria Kelly
1894 - 1954
Nort, Australia
Hawking Philip Kelly
Nort, Australia
Reginald William Knevitt
1901 - 1954
Caulfield, Australia
William Morr Knevitt
Caulfield, Australia
Charlotte Jeffries Knevitt
Caulfield, Australia
Thomas Moloney
1886 - 1954
Esse, Australia
Daniel Moloney
Esse, Australia
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