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Marjorie Cooke
Marjorie Cooke
Marjorie Cooke on her 110th birthday
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Marjorie Cooke (born 5 January 1906) is a 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 five living supercentenarians from Australia

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.

Today she lives at the residential retirement home BlueCross Cresthaven in East Malvern, Melbourne, Australia.

References


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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