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Joseph Cook

Born: 7-Dec-1860
Birthplace: Silverdale, Staffordshire, England
Died: 30-Jul-1947
Location of death: Sydney, New South Wales, Australia
Cause of death: unspecified
Remains: Cremated

Gender: Male
Religion: Methodist [1]
Race or Ethnicity: White
Sexual orientation: Straight
Occupation: Head of State

Nationality: Australia
Executive summary: Prime Minister of Australia, 1913-14


[1] Primitive Methodist Church.

Father: William Cooke
Mother: Margaret Fletcher
Wife: Mary Turner (schoolteacher, m. 30-Jul-1947, six sons, three daughters)
Son: GS (b. 1886)
Son: Albert (b. 1888)
Son: Joseph (b. 1890)
Son: John (b. 1897)
Daughter: Annette (b. 1898)
Daughter: Winifred (b. 1900)
Son: Cecil (b. 1902)
Son: Raymond (b. 1904)
Daughter: Constance (b. 1906)

    Australian Official High Commissioner to London (1921-27)
    Treasurer of Australia (1920-21)
    Australian Minister Navy (1917-20)
    Prime Minister of Australia (24-Jun-1913 to 17-Sep-1914)
    Australian Minister Home Affairs (1913-14)
    Australian Minister for Defence (1909-10)
    Member of the Australian Parliament for Parramatta (1901-21)
    New South Wales Legislative Assembly for Hartley (1891-1901)


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