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|Marjorie Cooke
 
|Marjorie Cooke
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|birthplace = Albert Park, Melbourne, Victoria, Australia
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|caption = Marjorie Cooke on her 110th birthday
 
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|nationality = Australian
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|birthyr = 1906 |birthplace = Albert Park, Melbourne, Victoria, Australia
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|deathyr = 2017 |deathplace = East Malvern, Melbourne, Victoria, Australia
 
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'''Marjorie Cooke''' (5 January 1906 – 1 September 2017) was an [[List of Australian supercentenarians|Australian supercentenarian]] who was the oldest living person in Australia following the death of Welsh-born Australian [[Mary Whitehurst]] on 2 January 2017.
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'''Marjorie Cooke''' (born 5 January 1906) is a [[List of Australian supercentenarians|Australian supercentenarian]] who is the oldest living person in Australia, following the death of Welsh-born Australian [[Mary Whitehurst]] on 2 January 2017. Her age and date of birth have been confirmed and she is listed on Wikipedia, (List of Australian supercentenarians) with inline citations. She is one of four (4) surviving supercentenarian's from Australia
 
   
 
==Biography==
 
==Biography==
 
Born in Albert Park, Melbourne, Australia, Marjorie married an opera singer and radio announcer, Keith Cooke, both worked variously in real estate. They had two sons, Lyell (now aged 85) and John (now aged 72). The couple spent many happy times travelling the world. In 1950s and 1960s they spent 6 months in Europe and trips to Lebanon, United States, Persia, Iran and Pakistan.
 
Born in Albert Park, Melbourne, Australia, Marjorie married an opera singer and radio announcer, Keith Cooke, both worked variously in real estate. They had two sons, Lyell (now aged 85) and John (now aged 72). The couple spent many happy times travelling the world. In 1950s and 1960s they spent 6 months in Europe and trips to Lebanon, United States, Persia, Iran and Pakistan.
   
Today she lives at the residential retirement home BlueHaven Crest in East Malvern, Melbourne, Australia.
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Marjorie Cooke passed away on 1 September 2017 at the residential retirement home BlueCross Cresthaven in East Malvern, Melbourne, Australia, at the age of 111 years, 239 days. Her successor as the oldest known living Australian was [[Margaret Vivian]] (born 25 February 1906).
   
== References ==
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==References==
 
*[http://www.heraldsun.com.au/news/victoria/melbournes-marjorie-cooke-celebrates-110th-birthday-in-style/news-story/a2752b2f7b79ed90ee96c0f4b90300fa Melbourne’s Marjorie Cooke celebrates 110th birthday in style]
 
*[http://www.heraldsun.com.au/news/victoria/melbournes-marjorie-cooke-celebrates-110th-birthday-in-style/news-story/a2752b2f7b79ed90ee96c0f4b90300fa Melbourne’s Marjorie Cooke celebrates 110th birthday in style]
*[http://www.heraldsun.com.au/news/victoria/woman-to-celebrate-111th-birthday-in-east-malvern-on-january-5/news-story/cbcd0bf086d01e7e2f48751edcaf0417 Woman to celebrate 111th birthday in East Malvern on January 5] Herald Sun. 3 January 2017
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*[http://www.heraldsun.com.au/news/victoria/woman-to-celebrate-111th-birthday-in-east-malvern-on-january-5/news-story/cbcd0bf086d01e7e2f48751edcaf0417 Woman to celebrate 111th birthday in East Malvern on January 5] Herald Sun. 3 Jan 2017
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*[http://www.heraldsun.com.au/leader/north-west/australias-oldest-person-mary-whitehurst-dies-aged-111/news-story/47f3facce4c8627bfd20513041457c45?nk=8ce88ac35fb3fdf44104e7b9de45cc28-1504661560 Australia’s oldest person, Mary Whitehurst, dies aged 111] Sunbury Leader, Herald Sun, 27 Jan 2017
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*[http://www.heraldsun.com.au/news/victoria/marjorie-cooke-australias-oldest-living-person-dies-at-111/news-story/3f5a19ba0dd03701c42ad2d4f733db73?nk=8ce88ac35fb3fdf44104e7b9de45cc28-1504637332 Marjorie Cooke, Australia’s oldest living person, dies at 111] Herald Sun, 4 Sept 2017
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Latest revision as of 20:19, November 6, 2017

Marjorie Cooke
Marjorie Cooke
Marjorie Cooke on her 110th birthday
Birth: 5 January 1906
Albert Park, Melbourne, Victoria, Australia
Death: 1 September 2017
East Malvern, Melbourne, Victoria, Australia
Age: 111 years, 239 days
Country: AUS FlagAUS
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Marjorie Cooke (5 January 1906 – 1 September 2017) was an Australian supercentenarian who was the oldest living person in Australia following the death of Welsh-born Australian Mary Whitehurst on 2 January 2017.

BiographyEdit

Born in Albert Park, Melbourne, Australia, Marjorie married an opera singer and radio announcer, Keith Cooke, both worked variously in real estate. They had two sons, Lyell (now aged 85) and John (now aged 72). The couple spent many happy times travelling the world. In 1950s and 1960s they spent 6 months in Europe and trips to Lebanon, United States, Persia, Iran and Pakistan.

Marjorie Cooke passed away on 1 September 2017 at the residential retirement home BlueCross Cresthaven in East Malvern, Melbourne, Australia, at the age of 111 years, 239 days. Her successor as the oldest known living Australian was Margaret Vivian (born 25 February 1906).

ReferencesEdit


Australia's Oldest Living Person Titleholders (VE)

Ada SharpHonora CorriganMary KeeferJosephine GasseElizabeth SwattonSamuel RoweSarah PotterJane Piercy • Mary NixonCaroline Mockridge • Agnes Dodds • Mary Hurley • Ada WhitfieldBeatrice Pollock • Gertie NesbittKit St. Clair • Ada Cleggett • Ada Stockdale • Mary MacPhersonChristina Cock • Jessie Hurley • Alice Lindsay • Sarah DaveyMyra Nicholson • E. Beatrice Riley • John Campbell Ross • Miriam Schmierer • Eva McConnell • Jane Gray • Vi Robbins • Ethel Farrell • Mary Whitehurst • Marjorie CookeMargaret VivianWilhelmina OverallAgnes KluckhennMabel Crosby

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