Cooper, Donald Cole

Cooper, Donald Cole

Male Abt 1930 - 1966  (~ 36 years)

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  • Name Cooper, Donald Cole 
    Nickname Cole 
    Born Abt 1930  Boston, Suffolk County, Massachusetts, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  [1
    Gender Male 
    Census 9 Apr 1930  Boston, Suffolk County, Massachusetts, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  [2
    Residence 1935  Boston, Suffolk County, Massachusetts, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  [3
    Census 9 Apr 1940  Boston, Suffolk County, Massachusetts, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  [3
    Died 5 Sep 1966  Alaska, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  [1
    Person ID I46925  Sackett
    Last Modified 16 Jan 2018 

    Father Cooper, Donald Bashford,   b. 2 Jul 1901, Ohio, USA Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 3 Apr 1985, Westport, Fairfield County, Connecticut, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 83 years) 
    Mother Olds, Doris,   b. 11 Nov 1907, Michigan, USA Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 17 Jan 1985, Noblesville, Hamilton County, Indiana, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 77 years) 
    Children
    1. Cooper, Donald Cole,   b. Abt 1930, Boston, Suffolk County, Massachusetts, USA Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 5 Sep 1966, Alaska, USA Find all individuals with events at this location
     
    Family ID F17367  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

    Family Thornburg, Pherbia,   b. 7 Nov 1938, Danbury, Fairfield County, Connecticut, USA Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 27 Aug 1984, Quaker Hill, Dutchess, New York, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 45 years) 
    Children 
     1. Cooper, Colin Louderback,   b. 5 Sep 1946, Washington, District of Columbia, USA Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 7 Nov 2007  (Age 61 years)
    Last Modified 16 Jan 2018 
    Family ID F17366  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

  • Event Map
    Link to Google MapsBorn - Abt 1930 - Boston, Suffolk County, Massachusetts, USA Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsCensus - 9 Apr 1930 - Boston, Suffolk County, Massachusetts, USA Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsResidence - 1935 - Boston, Suffolk County, Massachusetts, USA Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsCensus - 9 Apr 1940 - Boston, Suffolk County, Massachusetts, USA Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsChild - Cooper, Colin Louderback - 5 Sep 1946 - Washington, District of Columbia, USA Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsDied - 5 Sep 1966 - Alaska, USA Link to Google Earth
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  • Photos
    Donald Cole Cooper (1930-1966)
    Donald Cole Cooper (1930-1966)
    1948 Westminster School yearbook photo

  • Sources 
    1. [S1619] Newspapers.com, 16 Jan 2018.
      The Bridgeport Telegram (Bridgeport, Connecticut), 17 Sep 1966, page 24

      D.C. Cooper, 36, of Westport, Killed in Alaska

      WESTPORT -- Donald Cole Cooper, 36, formerly of Westport, was killed instantly the night of September 5 when the car he was driving turned over 160 miles from Fairbanks, Alaska.

      Memorial services will be conducted Sept. 24 at 2 p.m. in Christ and Holy Trinity Church here.

      A native of Boston, Mr. Cooper came to Westport in 1945 with his parents from Washington, D.C. He went to Alaska in 1957 and spent a year above the Arctic Circle working in the DEW line. He was employed by the Green Construction company, a road building firm.

      During the Korean war, Mr. Cooper served in the Air Force. He attended the University of Connecticut.

      Survivors are his wife, Mrs. Pherbia Thornburg Cooper, Pawling, N.Y.; a son, Colin Cooper of Pawling; his father, Donald B. Cooper of Westport and his mother of Noblesville, Ind.; a brother, Porter Cooper of Killington, Vt.; a sister, Mrs. Richard Burch of Brooklyn Heights, N.Y.; two step-brothers and a step-sister.

      Transcribed by Ted Smith

    2. [S937] 1930 U.S. Census (Reliability: 3), 16 Jan 2018.
      1930 Census, enumerated 9 Apr 1930 at 2 Brimmer in Boston, Suffolk County, Massachusetts, United States

      Donald Cooper Head M 28 Ohio
      Oris O Cooper Wife F 22 Michigan
      Donald C Cooper Son M 0 Massachusetts

      "United States Census, 1930," database with images, FamilySearch (https://familysearch.org/ark:/61903/1:1:XQ5Y-R7Q : accessed 16 January 2018), Donald Cooper, Boston (Districts 580-690), Suffolk, Massachusetts, United States; citing enumeration district (ED) ED 600, sheet 3A, line 1, family 35, NARA microfilm publication T626 (Washington D.C.: National Archives and Records Administration, 2002), roll 945; FHL microfilm 2,340,680.

      Researched by Ted Smith

    3. [S814] 1940 U.S. Census (Reliability: 3), 16 Jan 2018.
      1940 Census, enumerated 9 Apr 1940 at 3511 Davenport NW in Boston, Suffolk County, Massachusetts, United States

      Donald B Cooper Head M 38 Ohio
      Doris O Cooper Wife F 32 Michigan
      Donald C Cooper Son M 10 Massachusetts
      Peter Cooper Son M 9 Massachusetts
      Suzanne Cooper Daughter F 4 Massachusetts
      All but Suzanne lived in Boston, Massachusetts in 1935

      "United States Census, 1940," database with images, FamilySearch (https://familysearch.org/ark:/61903/1:1:K7S5-QJY : accessed 16 January 2018), Donald B Cooper, Tract 12, District of Columbia, Police Precinct 8, District of Columbia, District of Columbia, United States; citing enumeration district (ED) 1-293, sheet 5B, line 45, family 127, Sixteenth Census of the United States, 1940, NARA digital publication T627. Records of the Bureau of the Census, 1790 - 2007, RG 29. Washington, D.C.: National Archives and Records Administration, 2012, roll 562.

      Researched by Ted Smith


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