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Granville William Cooper, Jr.

Granville William Cooper, Jr.

Male 1923 - 2008  (85 years)

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  • Name Granville William Cooper 
    Suffix Jr. 
    Nickname Coop 
    Born 5 Mar 1923  Avalon, Allegheny County, Pennsylvania Find all individuals with events at this location  [1, 2, 3, 4, 5
    Gender Male 
    Census 1930  Pittsburgh, Allegheny County, Pennsylvania Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Census 1940  Blawnox, Allegheny County, Pennsylvania Find all individuals with events at this location  [6
    Draft Registration 1942  Greenville, Mercer County, Pennsylvania Find all individuals with events at this location  [5
    He registered for the draft. 
    Military 25 Feb 1943 to 8 Jan 1946  [1, 4, 7
    He enlisted in the U.S. Army and served with the 11th Airborne. 
    Veteran's Application of Granville W Cooper Jr.
    Veteran's Application of Granville W Cooper Jr.
    Residence 28 Apr 1950  Butler, Butler County, Pennsylvania Find all individuals with events at this location  [4
    Married To say 1960  [2
    Melba June _____ 
    Residence 1993  Harrisburg, Dauphin County, Pennsylvania Find all individuals with events at this location  [8
    History According to his obituary, "Coop was a World War II Veteran having served with the 11th Airborne. Coop was a past president and long standing member of the Lower Paxton Lions Club and a member of Crosspoint United Methodist Church. After a successful career with Mellon Bank in Pittsburgh he relocated to Harrisburg in 1982."  [1
    Died 29 Aug 2008  Colonial Park Farms, Dauphin County, Pennsylvania Find all individuals with events at this location  [1, 2, 3
    Buried Fort Indiantown Gap National Cemetery, Annville, Lebanon County, Pennsylvania Find all individuals with events at this location  [1, 2
    Grave Marker of Grandville William Cooper Jr.
    Grave Marker of Grandville William Cooper Jr.
    Plot: Section #16-A Site # 624
    Person ID I896  Delvee Family | Spouse of a Delvee
    Last Modified 29 Mar 2018 

    Father Granville William Cooper,   b. 28 Nov 1896, Washington, District of Columbia Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 16 Jun 1993, Carlisle, Cumberland County, Pennsylvania Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 96 years) 
    Relationship Birth 
    Mother Mary Horne Wimer,   b. Oct 1897, Pennsylvania Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 1991  (Age ~ 93 years) 
    Relationship Birth 
    Family ID F546  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

    Family Janice Mary Woodman,   b. 6 Oct 1919, Lowell, Middlesex County, Massachusetts Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 23 Aug 2009, Butler, Butler County, Pennsylvania Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 89 years) 
    Married 03 Sep 1949  Butler, Butler County, Pennsylvania Find all individuals with events at this location  [9
    Agency: the First English Lutheran Church 
    Divorced Yes, date unknown 
    Children 
     1. Granville William Cooper, III,   b. 12 Nov 1950, Butler, Butler County, Pennsylvania Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 28 Jun 2005, Slippery Rock, Butler County, Pennsylvania Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 54 years)  [Birth]
    Last Modified 11 May 2014 
    Family ID F506  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

  • Event Map
    Link to Google MapsBorn - 5 Mar 1923 - Avalon, Allegheny County, Pennsylvania Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsCensus - He was recorded while living with his parents. - 1930 - Pittsburgh, Allegheny County, Pennsylvania Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsCensus - He was recorded while living with his parents. - 1940 - Blawnox, Allegheny County, Pennsylvania Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsDraft Registration - He registered for the draft. - 1942 - Greenville, Mercer County, Pennsylvania Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsMarried - Agency: the First English Lutheran Church - 03 Sep 1949 - Butler, Butler County, Pennsylvania Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsResidence - 28 Apr 1950 - Butler, Butler County, Pennsylvania Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsResidence - Address:
    302 Berryhill Road - 1993 - Harrisburg, Dauphin County, Pennsylvania
    Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsBuried - - Fort Indiantown Gap National Cemetery, Annville, Lebanon County, Pennsylvania Link to Google Earth
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    Pin Legend  : Address       : Location       : City/Town       : County/Shire       : State/Province       : Country       : Not Set

  • Photos
    Granville W. “Coop” Cooper, Jr
    Granville W. “Coop” Cooper, Jr

  • Sources 
    1. [S536] Obituary of Granville W. Cooper Jr, (Harrisburg, Pennsylvania: Patriot-News, 31 August 2008).

    2. [S572] Find a Grave web site, (Provo, Utah: Find A Grave, Inc.).
      Memorial ID 29442411

    3. [S83] Social Security Death Benefit Records (SSDI), (Provo, Utah: Ancestry.com Operations Inc, 2011).

    4. [S1048] Pennsylvania, Veteran Compensation Application Files, WWII, 1950-1966, (Provo, Utah: Ancestry.com Operations, Inc., 2015).
      Application of Granville W Cooper Jr.

    5. [S1175] U.S. WWII Draft Cards Young Men, 1940-1947, (Lehi, Utah: Ancestry.com Operations, Inc., 2011).

    6. [S1017] 1940 U.S. Federal Census - Pennsylvania, (Provo, Utah: Ancestry.com Operations, Inc., 2012).
      Year: 1940; Census Place: Blawnox, Allegheny, Pennsylvania; Roll: m-t0627-03398; Page: 9B; Enumeration District: 2-35

    7. [S487] U.S. World War II Army Enlistment Records, 1938-1946 , Ancestory.com, (www.ancestory.com).

    8. [S500] U.S. Public Records Index, Ancestory.com, (Online www.ancestory.com, Ancestory.com. Provo, Utah. 2005).

    9. [S51] Wedding Invitation.