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Cardinal Terence James Cooke
Birth: Mar. 1, 1921
Manhattan
New York County (Manhattan)
New York, USA
Death: Oct. 6, 1983
Manhattan
New York County (Manhattan)
New York, USA

Roman Catholic Religious Leader. Seventh Archbishop of New York City. In 1940, he entered St. Joseph's Seminary, Dunwoodie, and was ordained a priest on December 1, 1945 in New York City. From 1949 to 1954 he was assigned to the Youth Division of Catholic Charities. In 1954 he became procurator of St. Joseph's Seminary. Cardinal Spellman selected him as his secretary in 1957. Thereafter he advanced from vice chancellor (1958) to chancellor (1961) to vicar general and auxiliary bishop (1965). He was appointed as the seventh Archbishop of New York on Mar. 8, 1968. On April 4, 1968, Cooke also succeeded Spellman as military vicar for the United States Armed Forces. He was appointed to Cardinal in April 28, 1969. 
 
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 Parents:
  Michael Cooke (____ - 1961)
  Margaret Gannon Cooke (____ - 1930)

Cause of death: Cancer
 
Burial:
Saint Patricks Cathedral
Manhattan
New York County (Manhattan)
New York, USA
Plot: Crypt under the altar
 
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Record added: Nov 13, 2000
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