104 - George S. Cook - Rush Springs, OK
Posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member hamquilter
N 34° 47.175 W 097° 56.818
14S E 596342 N 3849844
Quick Description: George Cook was born during the days when Jesse James was robbing banks.
Location: Oklahoma, United States
Date Posted: 1/1/2014 2:20:52 PM
Waymark Code: WMJV43
Published By: Groundspeak Premium Member iconions
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Long Description:
George S. Cook is laid to rest in Rush Springs Cemetery. His pink granite marker is engraved simply:

George S. Cook
1871 - 1975

* The Barnum & Bailey circus debuted when George was ten. I wonder whether he ever got to see it.
* He was 20, in 1891, when the first great train robbery was pulled off by the Dalton Gang.
* When George turned 40, the first U.S. photograph taken from an airplane occurred, over San Diego.
* George was 50 when Afghanistan achieved its sovereignty from British control.
* In 1946, a U.S. rocket left the earth's atmosphere for the first time, when George was 75.
* George turned 100 the year All in the Family premiered and presented us with the first toilet flush on TV.
* Margaret Thatcher was elected leader of the British Conservative Party the year George passed away.

Location of Headstone: Rush Springs Cemetery

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