Rosa Cook (1918 - 1985)

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Rosa Cook
1918 - 1985
updated February 06, 2019
Rosa Cook was born on July 11, 1918. She died in January 1985 at 66 years of age. We know that Rosa Cook had been residing in Magnolia, Pike County, Mississippi 39652.


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Rosa Cook died in January 1985 at age 66. She was born on July 11, 1918. We are unaware of information about Rosa's surviving family. We know that Rosa Cook had been residing in Magnolia, Pike County, Mississippi 39652.
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In 1918, in the year that Rosa Cook was born, federal spending was $12.68 billion, unemployment was 1.4% and the cost of a first-class stamp was 3 cents.

In 1933, she was just 15 years old when the day after being inaugurated, the new President, Franklin Roosevelt, declared a four-day bank holiday to stop people from withdrawing their money from shaky banks (the bank run). Within 5 days of his administration, the Emergency Banking Act was passed - reorganizing banks and closing insolvent ones. In his first 100 days, he asked Congress to repeal Prohibition (which they did), signed the Tennessee Valley Authority Act, signed legislation that paid commodity farmers to leave their fields fallow, thus ending surpluses and boosting prices, signed a bill that gave workers the right to unionize and bargain collectively for higher wages and better working conditions as well as suspending some antitrust laws and establishing a federally funded Public Works Administration, and won passage of 12 other major laws that helped the economy.

In 1949, at the age of 31 years old, Rosa was alive when on April 4th, NATO (the North Atlantic Treaty Organization) was established. Twelve nations originally signed the North Atlantic Treaty - the United States, Great Britain, France, Belgium, the Netherlands, Denmark, Italy, Luxembourg, Norway, Iceland, Canada, and Portugal. Greece, Turkey, and West Germany later joined. Today, there are 26 nations in NATO.

In 1955, by the time she was 37 years old, in January, President Eisenhower sent direct aid to South Vietnam. In February, U.S. advisors were sent to train troops.

In 1985, in the year of Rosa Cook's passing, on March 7th, the song "We Are the World" was released as a charity effort to alleviate the African famine. The song was written by Michael Jackson and Lionel Richie, and produced by Quincy Jones. They were joined by 37 other famous singers in the recording studio and a phenomena had begun

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Born: around 1971
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Born: around 1954
Rosa L. (Fregia) Cook
Born: around 1962
Rosa N. (Ringham) Cook
Born: around 1953
Rosa L. (Leal) Cook
Born: around 1952
Rosa M. (Christian) Cook
Born: around 1923
Rosa L. (Carrillo) Cook
Born: around 1952
Rosa M. (Godina) Cook
Born: around 1952
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Aug 14, 1917 - Jul 22, 1997
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May 23, 1947 - Dec 5, 2008
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Oct 20, 1906 - June 1987
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Josephine Cook
Aug 21, 1891 - September 1975
Ferriday, Louisiana
Mattie W Cook
Jan 3, 1921 - Jun 13, 1994
Morton, MS
Evans L Cook
Oct 21, 1943 - Aug 11, 2011
Bolton, MS
Faye P Cook
Feb 27, 1945 - Feb 7, 2010
Crystal Springs, MS
Pat Cook
Dec 24, 1943 - Aug 17, 2010
Tahoka, TX
Robert Cook
Jul 11, 1947 - Jun 23, 2005
Florence, MS
Lawrence O Cook
Feb 28, 1947 - Feb 8, 1997
Florence, MS
Linnie L Cook
Mar 9, 1907 - Feb 2, 1994
Carthage, MS
Jacqueline J Cook
Oct 26, 1919 - Jul 24, 2002
Jackson, MS
Willie B Cook
Jul 10, 1947 - Nov 6, 2010
Magnolia, MS
Ina Cook
Feb 8, 1908 - August 1974
Moss, Mississippi
Thomas Oliver Modesto Cook
Nov 1, 1954 - Mar 26, 2011
Tracy, California
Willie G Cook
Jul 7, 1944 - Apr 24, 2008
Tupelo, MS
Lessie M Cook
Sep 29, 1927 - Apr 18, 1997
Okolona, MS
David R Cook
Feb 10, 1948 - Mar 13, 2000
Honolulu, HI
Claude Cook
Dec 4, 1945 - May 1975
Willie Cook
Jul 31, 1880 - May 1969
Waynesboro, Mississippi

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