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Nathan Edward Cook
Birth: Oct. 10, 1885
Hersey
Osceola County
Michigan, USA
Death: Sep. 10, 1992
Phoenix
Maricopa County
Arizona, USA

US Military Figure. The lastPhilippine-American War Survivor. He enlisted in the United States Navy at Kansas City, Missouri on April 9, 1901. He was assigned as a cabin boy on the USS Pensacola. He served his country for forty-four years and retired from the Navy in 1947 as a Lieutenant Commander. During his service, he saw action in the Boxer Rebellion in China, the Philippine Insurrection, clashes along the US-Mexican border. He commanded a sub chaser in World War I which sank two German U-boats. He also fought in World War II and was stationed in Haiti and Panama. At 106 years of age he became the oldest veteran and the last survivor of the Spanish American War. He passed away in Phoenix where he was residing in the Veteran medical Center. (bio by: Tom Todd) 
 
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  Elizabeth Cook (1887 - 1982)*
 
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Burial:
National Memorial Cemetery of Arizona
Phoenix
Maricopa County
Arizona, USA
 
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Record added: Nov 25, 1998
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