William Warren Cookson (1894 - 1960)

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William Warren Cookson
1894 - 1960
updated February 06, 2019
William Warren Cookson was born in 1894. He was born to George Arthu Cookson and Mary Jane Rice Cookson, and we currently have no other siblings in his family tree. He died in 1960 in Alex, Australia at 66 years old.

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William Warren Cookson

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William Cookson died in in Alex, Australia

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Alex, Australia

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William Warren Cookson

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George Arthu Cookson
Alex, Australia
Mary Jane Rice Cookson
Alex, Australia

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William Warren Cookson died in 1960 in Alex, Australia at 66 years of age. He was born in 1894. He was born to George Arthu Cookson and Mary Jane Rice Cookson, and we currently have no other siblings in his family tree.
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1894 - 1960 World Events

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In 1894, in the year that William Warren Cookson was born, on March 12th, for the first time, Coca-Cola was sold in individual bottles as a drink for consumer consumption. Previously, it was sold as a syrup for upset stomachs - over the counter.

In 1914, at the age of 20 years old, William was alive when in August, the Panama Canal opened to traffic. Begun by the French in the 1880's and abandoned, the United States undertook further construction in 1904. After 10 years, and the elimination of malaria carrying mosquitoes (which caused immense delays for the French and the Americans), the 48 mile long artificial waterway - a series of locks - created a shortcut for ships traveling between the Atlantic and Pacific Oceans.

In 1932, when he was 38 years old, five years to the day after Lindbergh crossed the Atlantic, Amelia Earhart flew solo from Newfoundland to Ireland, the first woman to cross the Atlantic solo and the first to replicate Lindbergh's feat. She flew over 2,000 miles in just under 15 hours.

In 1945, William was 51 years old when on March 12th, a riot erupted at a Japanese internment camp in Santa Fe New Mexico. Two days earlier, white shirts with the Rising Sun on the back had been confiscated and the prisoners objected. Three leaders of the protest were removed and sent to another camp. Guards at the Santa Fe camp were armed with submachine guns, shotguns, and gun masks. On the morning of the 12th, prisoners began throwing rocks at the guards. When the "rioters" wouldn't disperse, the guards were ordered to use tear gas and batons. Four men were badly injured as a result.

In 1960, in the year of William Warren Cookson's passing, on May 1st, an American CIA U-2 spy plane, piloted by Francis Gary Powers, was shot down by a surface-to-air missile over the Soviet Union. Powers ejected and survived but was captured. The U.S. claimed that the U-2 was a "weather plane" but Powers was convicted in the Soviet Union of espionage. He was released in 1962 after 1 year, 9 months and 10 days in prison.

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Other Cooksons

George Arthu Cookson
Alex, Australia
Mary Jane Rice Cookson
Alex, Australia
William Henry Cookson
1883 - 1960
Park, Australia
John Henry Cookson
Park, Australia
Mary Ann Griffin Cookson
Park, Australia
Trevor John Cookson
1948 - 1961
Nobl, Australia
Frederick Sa Cookson
Nobl, Australia
Freda May Warren Cookson
Nobl, Australia
Bertie Cookson
1896 - 1962
Cori, Australia
Thomas Cookson
Cori, Australia
Mary Hall Cookson
Cori, Australia
Olive Theresa Cookson
1915 - 1962
Fitzroy, Australia
Morrissey Mich Cookson
Fitzroy, Australia
Ellen Theresa Condon Cookson
Fitzroy, Australia
Bernice Dunlap Cookson
1891 - 1963
Box Hill, Australia
Smith Robert Cookson
Box Hill, Australia
Lulu Mitchell Cookson
Box Hill, Australia
Daisy Mary Anne Cookson
1879 - 1963
Bair, Australia
Mary Stewart Cookson
Bair, Australia
Louisa Mary Cookson
1882 - 1963
Elwo, Australia

Other Bios

George Arthu Cookson
Alex, Australia
Mary Jane Rice Cookson
Alex, Australia
Josephine Elizab Tossol
1872 - 1960
Alex, Australia
Page Richard Tossol
Alex, Australia
Catherine Leahy Tossol
Alex, Australia
Blanche May Lowerson
1886 - 1960
Alex, Australia
Rolsen Lowerson
Alex, Australia
Margaret Maud Mcveigh
1888 - 1960
Alex, Australia
Redfern Willia Mcveigh
Alex, Australia
Ellen Cashman Mcveigh
Alex, Australia
Irene Alice Chivers
1889 - 1960
Alex, Australia
Gay Silas Chivers
Alex, Australia
Albert Henry Fowler
1890 - 1960
Alex, Australia
William Edmo Fowler
Alex, Australia
Caroline Whetford Fowler
Alex, Australia
Charles Frederic Gordon
1886 - 1960
Alex, Australia
Robert Georg Gordon
Alex, Australia
Thomas Jenner
1893 - 1960
Alex, Australia
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