Edward Cook

1888 - 1972

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Edward Tiffin Cook Sr. (November 27, 1888 – October 18, 1972) was an American athlete who shared the gold medal in the pole vault (with Alfred Carlton Gilbert) at the 1908 Summer Olympics.Cook was an all-around athlete and won the IC4A long jump title in 1908 and 1909, and the AAU pole vault title in 1907 and 1911. He graduated from Cornell University in 1910 and later became a farmer and director of the First National Bank in his native Chillicothe, Ohio. Read more on Wikipedia

Since 2007, the English Wikipedia page of Edward Cook has received more than 8,738 page views. His biography is available in 17 different languages on Wikipedia (up from 15 in 2019). Edward Cook is the 393rd most popular athlete (down from 245th in 2019), the 6,091st most popular biography from United States (down from 4,218th in 2019) and the 84th most popular American Athlete.

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Among athletes, Edward Cook ranks 393 out of 3,055Before him are Abdon Pamich, Colette Besson, Sverre Stenersen, Viktor Kapitonov, Lee Evans, and Martin Lundström. After him are Forrest Smithson, Lyudmila Shevtsova, Franjo Mihalić, Veniamin Soldatenko, Ioannis Persakis, and Duncan McNaughton.

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Among people born in 1888, Edward Cook ranks 163Before him are Juan Antonio Ríos, Jean Bouin, Margarita Xirgu, Ernesto Ruffini, José Eustasio Rivera, and Seán Lester. After him are Kaarlo Koskelo, Grey Owl, Paul Peter Ewald, Hank Mann, Louis J. Mordell, and Charles Winslow. Among people deceased in 1972, Edward Cook ranks 161Before him are John Grierson, Carlo Agostoni, Balys Dvarionas, Reginald Owen, Jan Diddens, and Edward Calvin Kendall. After him are Ntare V of Burundi, Henry Dreyfuss, Louis J. Mordell, Jamini Roy, Havergal Brian, and Américo Castro.

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In United States

Among people born in United States, Edward Cook ranks 6,091 out of 15,968Before him are Doug Hutchison (1960), Edward Everett (1794), Lhasa de Sela (1972), Billy Barty (1924), Wiz Khalifa (1987), and Eli Lilly (1838). After him are Zero Mostel (1915), Granville Woods (1856), Forrest Smithson (1884), Joe Jonas (1989), Rachel Ticotin (1958), and Brian Setzer (1959).

Among ATHLETES In United States

Among athletes born in United States, Edward Cook ranks 84Before him are Jim Lightbody (1882), Ted Meredith (1891), Frank Wykoff (1909), Harry Porter (1882), Charles Reidpath (1889), and Lee Evans (1947). After him are Forrest Smithson (1884), Ray Barbuti (1905), Lindy Remigino (1931), Lewis Sheldon (1874), Marcus Hurley (1883), and Frank Foss (1895).