World War II Soldier flag   Ronald Cameron "Jake"  COOK

  (b. 20 November 1922 Attleboro, Massachusetts, USA   d. 14 September 2011 Wrentham, Massachusetts, USA )  

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Ronald Cameron "Jake" COOK was born 20 November 1922 in Attleboro, Massachusetts, USA . Ronald Cameron "Jake" COOK was the child of Ralph Walter COOK and and the grandchild of: (paternal)  Walter COOK and Caroline "Carrie" Johanne BERGMANN

Ronald Cameron "Jake" was a soldier in World War II.

He married  June Marie HUGHES 17 October 1954 in Quincy, Massachusetts, USA .  The couple had (at least) 6 children. June Marie HUGHES  She died abt. 1987

Ronald Cameron "Jake" COOK died 14 September 2011 in Wrentham, Massachusetts, USA.
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Ronald Cameron "Jake" COOK married   June Marie HUGHES-- Date: 17 October 1954 Place: Quincy, Massachusetts, USA
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St. Mary's Cemetery, Franklin, Massachusetts
20 November 1922
Attleboro, Massachusetts, USA (Attleborough) (South Attleboro)

1930 Franklin, Norfolk, Massachusetts

1930 U.S. Census

World History 1930 - February 18 - Pluto is discovered

USA 1931 - March 3 – The Star-Spangled Banner is adopted as the United States National anthem.

USA 1931 - May 1 - The Empire State Building Opens

USA 1932 - May 20–May 21 – Amelia Earhart flies from the USA to Derry, Northern Ireland in 14 hours 54 minutes.

USA 1933 - March, The Great Depression: President Franklin D. Roosevelt declares a "Bank holiday", closing all United States banks and freezing all financial transactions.

USA 1933 - April 5 - President of the United States Franklin D. Roosevelt declares a national emergency and issues Executive Order 6102, making it illegal for U.S. citizens to own substantial amounts of monetary gold or bullion.

USA 1933 - April 19 – The United States officially goes off the gold standard.

USA 1933 - November 8 – New Deal: U.S. President Franklin D. Roosevelt unveils the Civil Works Administration, an organization designed to create jobs for more than 4 million of the unemployed.

USA 1933 - December 5 – The 21st Amendment to the United States Constitution is passed, repealing Prohibition.

USA 1935 - Dust Bowl: The great dust storm in the United States hits eastern New Mexico and Colorado, and western Oklahoma the hardest.

USA 1935 - August 14 – United States President Franklin Roosevelt signs the Social Security Act into law.

USA 1935 - September 30 - Roosevelt Dedicates Boulder Dam (later to be known as Hoover Dam)

USA 1937 - May 6 – Hindenburg disaster:

USA 1938 - October 24 - The minimum wage is established by law in the United States.

USA 1939 - April 30 - World's Fair opens in New York City

World History 1939 - September 1 - World War II begins: Germany invades Poland

1940 Franklin, Norfolk, Massachusetts

Name: Ronald C Cook
Age: 17
Estimated Birth Year: abt 1923
Gender: Male
Race: White
Marital Status: Single
Relation to Head of House: Son
Home in 1940: Franklin, Norfolk, Massachusetts
Street: East Central
House Number: 664
Inferred Residence in 1935: Franklin, Norfolk, Massachusetts
Residence in 1935: Same House
Sheet Number: 6A
Household Members:
Name Age
Ralph W Cook 44
Hozel M Cook 39
Ralph W Cook 19
Ronald C...

World History 1940 - May 10 - Winston Churchill becomes Prime Minister of Great Britain

USA 1941 - January 13 – All persons born in Puerto Rico since this day are declared U.S. citizens by birth, through U.S. federal law.

USA 1941 - December 7 - Japanese attacked Pearl Harbor

USA 1941 - December 8 - WWII: President of the United States Franklin D. Roosevelt delivers his "Infamy Speech"

World History 1941 - December 11 - Germany and Italy declare war on the United States. The U.S. responds in kind.

USA 1942 - February 2 – WWII: President of the United States Franklin D. Roosevelt signs an executive order directing the internment of Japanese Americans and the seizure of their property.

USA 1942 - June 4–June 7 – WWII: The Battle of Midway: The Japanese naval advance in the Pacific is halted.

USA 1942 - December 1 – Gasoline rationing begins in the United States.

USA 1943 - February 7 – WWII: In the United States, it is announced that shoe rationing will go into effect in 2 days.

USA 1943 - Penicillin first used successfully to treat a patient

World History 1944 - June 6 - WWII – D-Day:

World History 1945 - August 6 – WWII: Atomic bombing of Hiroshima: A United States B-29 Superfortress, the Enola Gay, drops an atomic bomb, codenamed "Little Boy", on Hiroshima, Japan, at 8:15 a.m. (local time).

World History 1945 - August 9 - Atomic bombing of Nagasaki: A United States B-29 Bomber, Bockscar, drops an atomic bomb, codenamed "Fat Man", on Nagasaki, Japan, at 11:02 a.m. (local time).

World History 1945 - September 2 - World War II ends

World History 1947 - February 25 - The German state of Prussia is officially abolished by the Allied Control Council.

World History 1948 - The State of Israel is officially created

World History 1949 - The Soviet Union successfully detonates an atomic weapon

World History 1949 - Communists under Mao assume power in China

USA 1950 - January 31 - President Harry S. Truman orders the development of the hydrogen bomb, in response to the detonation of the Soviet Union's first atomic bomb in 1949

World History 1950 - June 25 - Korean War begins when North Korean forces invade South Korea

USA 1953 - Dr. Jonas Salk, University of Pittsburg, announced successful testing of polio vaccine

World History 1953 - July 27 - Korean War ends

World History 1957 - October 4 - USSR launches Sputnik 1 - Space race begins

USA 1958 - NASA formed

USA 1960 - Civil Rights Act of 1960

USA 1961 - Vietnam War officially begins with 900 military advisors landing in Saigon

World History 1961 - East Germany begins construction of the Berlin Wall

USA 1962 - Cuban Missile Crisis

USA 1962 - April 21 - Seattle World's Fair (Century 21 Exposition) opens

USA 1963 - I Have a Dream Speech - Martin Luther King's Address at March on Washington August 28, 1963.

USA 1963 - November 22 - American President John F. Kennedy assassinated by Lee Harvey Oswald in Dallas, Texas

USA 1964 - April 22 - World's Fair opens in New York City

USA 1964 - Civil Rights Act of 1964

USA 1965 - Vietnam War - First U.S. ground combat forces arrive in South Vietnam

USA 1968 - Civil Rights Act of 1968

USA 1968 - Marin Luther King, Jr. Killed

USA 1968 - Presidential candidate Robert F. Kennedy assassinated on June 6 in Los Angeles

World History 1969 - July 20 - Apollo 11 - Man lands on the moon

USA 1970 - April 22 - The First Earth Day

USA 1970 - Kent State shootings - May 4 - Kent, Ohio

USA 1972 - Watergate

USA 1973 - March 29 – The last United States soldier leaves Vietnam.

USA 1974 - Richard Nixon resigns Presidency over Watergate

USA Equal Credit Opportunity Act of 1974

USA 1977 - Elvis Presley dies, August 16, 1977, in Memphis, Tennessee, USA

USA 1979 - Iran hostage crisis begins

USA 1979 - Three Mile Island nuclear accident - March 28

World History 1979 - May 4 - Margaret Thatcher becomes the first female prime minister of Great Britain

USA 1980 - May 18 - Mount Saint Helens (in Washington State) erupted spewing ash and smoke sixty-three thousand feet into the air. Heavy ash covered the ground to the immediate northwest, and small particles were carried to the Atlantic coast.

USA 1981 - Attempted assassination of Ronald Reagan by John Hinckley

USA President Ronald Reagan nominates Sandra Day O’Connor to be the first woman on the Supreme Court, 1981

World History 1981 - Voyager 2 reaches Saturn

World History 1981 - First reported case of AIDS

USA Joan Benoit wins the first women’s Olympic Marathon, 1984

World History 1985 - May 16 - Hole in Ozone layer is discovered by British scientists

USA 1986 - Iran-Contra scandal breaks

USA 1986 - Space Shuttle Challenger accident

World History 1989 - In response to massive protests, the East German government allows East Berliners to cross into West Berlin. The dismantling of the Berlin Wall begins shortly after.

World History 1989 - December 3 - Soviet President Mikhail Gorbachev and US President George H. W. Bush, declare the Cold War over

World History 1990 - German reunification officially completed according to the constitution of the Federal Republic of Germany

World History 1990 - Iraq invades Kuwait, beginning the Persian Gulf War

USA 1991 - Gulf War

USA 1991 - U.S. led coalition defeats Iraqi military forces and liberates Kuwait in Operation Desert Storm

World History 1991 - Mikhail Gorbachev resigns as President of the Soviet Union; Effective legal dissolution of the U.S.S.R.

USA 1992 - Hurricane Andrew causes devastation in Florida and Louisiana

USA 1993 - World Trade Center bombing

USA 1995 - Oklahoma City bombing

USA 1997 - NASA spacecraft Mars Pathfinder lands on Mars

USA 2001 - Invasion of Afghanistan Operation "Enduring Freedom"

World History 2001 - September 11, 2001 terrorist attacks

USA 2005 - Hurricane Katrina

1954 Marriage / Partner
Ronald Cameron "Jake" COOK and June Marie HUGHES 17 October 1954, Quincy, Massachusetts, USA

Ralph W Cook Sons Inc

Cook, Ralph W Sons Inc Welding
664 E Central Street
Franklin, MA 02038-1399

(508) 528-5518

Ralph W. Cook, Jr., President
Years in Business: 123 c/ mm7btll/ ralph-w-cook-sons-inc

Ralph W Cook Sons Inc Executives
Chief Executive Officer; Owner; Pres-treas; Treasurer Ralph W Cook
Clerk; Secretary Ronald...

14 September 2011
Wrentham, Massachusetts, USA

Country Gazette, The (Bellingham, MA) - September 23, 2011

Deceased Name: Ronald C. Cook

FRANKLIN - Ronald C."Jake" Cook 88 of Franklin died September 14 in the Maples Rehabilitation and Nursing Center in Wrentham. He was the husband of the late June (Hughes) Cook, who died in 1987.

Born in Attleboro, November 20, 1922, the son of the late Ralph W. and Hazel (Wash-burn) Cook, Mr. Cook was lifelong Franklin resident.

He was a 1940 graduate of Franklin High School and a 1942 graduate of Wentworth Institute.

Mr. Cook had been the co owner of R.W. Cook and Sons Company in Franklin for many years.

Mr. Cook served in the Navy during World War II as a naval aviator. He attained the rank of Lieutenant First Class.

Jake, continued to fly as his favorite pastime for many years following the War.

He is survived by his children, Linda Hildebrand of California, Joanne Travers of Nebraska, Ronald Cook, Jr. of North Carolina, Jeffrey Cook of Boston, James Cook of Florida and Christopher Cook of Franklin.

He is also survived by his brother Ralph W. Cook, Jr. of Franklin and sister Caroline Fox of Noblesville, Indiana.

Mr. Cook is also survived by six grandchildren.

His funeral was held on Saturday September 17 from the Ginley Funeral Home of Franklin ( 131 Main St. Franklin at 9:15 followed by a funeral mass in St. Mary's Church at 10:00.

Burial was in the parish cemetery.

Calling hours were held on Friday from 4-8.

In lieu of flowers expressions of sympathy may be made in his memory to the charity of one's choice.

Ronald is buried at: St. Mary's Cemetery, Franklin, Massachusetts

Added: 10/19/2010 8:48:30 AM

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