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Henry D. Cooke Edit Profile

Naval officer , retired

Henry D. Cooke, American naval officer, retired. Recipient Bronze Star medal. Member S.A.R.

Background

Cooke, Henry D. was born on September 21, 1879 in Washington, District of Columbia, United States. Son of Henry David and Anna Howell (Dodge) Cooke.

Education

Graduated from the United States Naval Academy, 1903.

Career

Midshipman United States Naval Academy, 1899. Became director physical training United States Naval Academy 1930, become commandant, 1931, retired. Commissioned rear admiral United States Navy, 1939, retired.

Resumed active duty 1941.

Membership

Member S.A.R.; Clubs: Army and Navy (Washington).

Connections

Married Elinor Talbot, January 4, 1921.

father:
Henry David Cooke

mother:
Anna Howell (Dodge) Cooke

spouse:
Elinor Talbot