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 Joseph Cooper

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Joseph Cooper

Birth
Winnipeg, Greater Winnipeg, Manitoba, Canada
Death 30 Mar 1979 (aged 64)
Tifton, Tift County, Georgia, USA
Burial Winnipeg, Greater Winnipeg, Manitoba, Canada
Memorial ID 16473215 View Source
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Professional Hockey Player. A native of Winnipeg, Manitoba, he played as a Defenseman for the National Hockey League's New York Rangers from 1935 to 1938, and the Chicago Blackhawks from 1938 to 1946, playing 414 games, scoring 30 goals, and tallying 96 points. Following his retirement from hockey, he went back to Winnipeg, where he opened up several bowling alleys with fellow hockey player Bill Mosienko. Cooper also owned and operated a successful farm in East Kildonan, Manitoba. On March 30, 1979, while returning from a golfing vacation in Florida, he was killed in a car accident in Tifton, Georgia.


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  • Maintained by: Find a Grave
  • Originally Created by: Peterborough K
  • Added: 5 Nov 2006
  • Find a Grave Memorial 16473215
  • Find a Grave, database and images (www.findagrave.com/memorial/16473215/joseph-cooper : accessed ), memorial page for Joseph Cooper (14 Dec 1914–30 Mar 1979), Find a Grave Memorial ID 16473215, citing Elmwood Cemetery, Winnipeg, Greater Winnipeg, Manitoba, Canada ; Maintained by Find A Grave .