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Bill Cook

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Born 1949 in Erie, PA. Cathedral Prep and Gannon University (Chemistry). Lord Corporation. US Navy Submarine Force. Combustion Engineering. ABB. Westinghouse. United Illuminating. Avangrid. Retired since June 2017.

Interested in Transylvania and the Saxon history of the Siebenbuergen region (Sibiu, Romania and surrounding area); as well as Obermarkersdorf, Retz, and Vienna , Austria; Gottschee (now Kocevje, Slovenia) and surrounding areas. Also interested in Sverdlovsk area (Ekaterinburg and Polevskoy) in Russia.

Ancestor surnames include:
-- Acker, Davis, Cook (New Castle/Sharon/Farrell/West Middlesex, PA; Youngstown, OH; Erie, PA; Sacramento, CA)
-- Wally (Erie, PA; Obermarkersdorf, Austria)
-- Hepfinger (Erie, PA and surrounding townships and boroughs; St. Louis, MO area; Siebenburgen region of eastern Europe; Austria-Hungary)
-- Widmer, Roethel (Windischdorf, Gottschee; Vienna, Austria)
-- Berry (Buffalo and western NY)

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