George Trumbull Cook II(10)
Name: George Trumbull Cook II(10)
Born:11 May 1922 Bishopstead Wilmington DE
Edu: BS Engineering at Princeton 1943.
Died: 19 Dec 1988 and buried in St Anne's Cemetery in Middletown DE.
Married: 3 May 1952 to Anne Frannces Haon in St John's Cathedral Wilmington
Spouse born: 16 Sep 1929 in
Spouse Edu: BA, Smith College 1951
Spouse Died: 24 May 2021 and buried at Lower Brandwine Presbyterian Church Cenmetery.
(From pages: 99-b-15 ABC Pdgre, 99-b-23 ABC Pdgre and 99-b-27 ABC Pdgre)
Notes and accomplishments of George:|
1.Attended Episcopal High School, Alexandria VA 1940 before going to
Princeton. Was in an accelerated class of 44 graduating in 1943.
2.US Navy 1943 to 1946 Eng OFFICER aboard USS Concord and USS Boxer.
3.Sales Engineer Shell Oil 1947 to 1950.
4.Indiana General 1950 to 1955.
5.Design & Chief Eng. at TRANSWEIGH CO 1955-1960.
6.Emerson Electric 1960 to 1973.
7.Phil Gear Corporation 1973 to 1977.
8.Chief Estimator at Allen Shermanhoff 1977-1982.
9.Designs attributed by him: High Speed Weighing Scales and Flowmetering devices.
George loved to sail and always had a small boat he used in either Bay Head NJ or on the Chesapeake Bay. He
purchased several boats from his brother Philip. He bought one sailing dingy from him used on Philip's first family sailboat, TYUG.
(Clifton Cook(11) now has that dingy.)
George met Anne when he cut in on her at a tee dance at the Wilmington Country Club. She already knew John, his
brother. He took her to a Double Header Phillies game for their 1st date. George loved baseball and followed the Phillies
Notes and accomplishments of Anne:
- Graduate from Kent Place School 1947.
- Major in Government and a Minor in Art History at Smith College.
- Guide and Docent Winterthur Museum 1974-1977.
- Director Project 1976 a Bicentennial School Program.
- Received two awards;
- Freedoms Foundation
- Award of Merit American Association State & Local History.
- 1979-1982 Regional Coordinator Chester County Historic Sites Survey.
Name: Phyllis Cook(11) (no middle name)
Born: 01 Jul 1956 in Bryn Mawr PA.
Married: 1 Mar 1980 to Dr. Lawrence Richard Wechsler in the 1st Unitarian
Church Phil PA.
- BS from University of Penn
- MBA in Finance from Boston College 1982.
- MBA from University of Penn Wharton Business School 1983.
Name: George Trumbull Cook III(11)
Born: 08 May 1964 in Bryn Mawr PA.
Edu: BA from LeHigh University in 1986.
Married: 11 Aug 1990 to Karen Marie Wittreich in Hartford CT.