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Manitoba Photographers: Edwin Lincoln Cooke (1883-1957)

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Born at Charlottetown, Prince Edward Island on 7 February 1883, son of G. H. Cooke, he was working as a photographer when, in September 1914, he enlisted in the Canadian Expeditionary Force. After the war, he came to Winnipeg and worked as a photographer until at least 1946. He and wife Margaret Rothnie (1895-1970) lived at 667 Ashburn Street. He died at the Deer Lodge Hospital on 29 December 1957 and was buried in the St. James Cemetery.

Work location(s)




#217 Montgomery Block, 215 Portage Avenue, Winnipeg


Birth registration [Margaret Rothnie], Manitoba Vital Statistics.

Attestation papers, Canadian Expeditionary Force, Library and Archives Canada.

“Best made-in-Manitoba window display,” Winnipeg Tribune, 31 October 1928, page 9.

Obituary [Sarah Rothnie], Winnipeg Tribune, 12 March 1942, page 20.

“Deacon trial,” Winnipeg Tribune, 29 October 1946, page 3.

Obituary, Winnipeg Free Press, 31 December 1957, page 16.

Obituary [Margaret Cooke], Winnipeg Free Press, 7 January 1970, page 36.

Obituaries and burial transcriptions, Manitoba Genealogical Society.

This page was prepared by Gordon Goldsborough.

Page revised: 1 June 2020

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