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Myrtle Cook

1902 - 1985

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Myrtle Alice Cook (also competed as Myrtle McGowan) (January 5, 1902 – March 18, 1985) was a Canadian athlete who competed mainly in the 100 metres. Read more on Wikipedia

Since 2007, the English Wikipedia page of Myrtle Cook has received more than 18,541 page views. Her biography is available in 22 different languages on Wikipedia (up from 20 in 2019). Myrtle Cook is the 13,570th most popular politician (down from 13,243rd in 2019), the 330th most popular biography from Canada (up from 406th in 2019) and the 27th most popular Canadian Politician.

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Among politicians, Myrtle Cook ranks 13,570 out of 15,577Before her are Gaius Sallustius Passienus Crispus, Babiker Awadalla, Nils Torvalds, Philip Howard, 13th Earl of Arundel, Pedro Rodríguez, Count of Campomanes, and Thomas Remengesau Sr.. After her are Ernst Streeruwitz, Marc Forné Molné, Kashtiliash III, Saskia Esken, Gustav Neumann, and Shoshenq VI.

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Among people born in 1902, Myrtle Cook ranks 220Before her are Charles Lang, Stanley G. Weinbaum, Pierre Brunet, Paavo Yrjölä, Dulce María Loynaz, and Zaharia Stancu. After her are Giuseppe Lepori, Victor Jory, Théodore Monod, Otto Winzer, Gyula Illyés, and Will Geer. Among people deceased in 1985, Myrtle Cook ranks 167Before her are Josef Čtyřoký, Efrem Zimbalist, Karl Zischek, Zoot Sims, Scott Brady, and Augusto Hamann Rademaker Grünewald. After her are Nicolas Hoydonckx, Roger Maris, Jules Vandooren, Jo Jones, Natalio Perinetti, and Hilding Rosenberg.

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Among people born in Canada, Myrtle Cook ranks 330 out of 1,350Before her are Percy Williams (1908), Seth Rogen (1982), Grant Allen (1848), Shawn Levy (1968), Duncan McNaughton (1910), and Xavier Dolan (1989). After her are Matt Craven (1956), Stu Hart (1915), Billy Bishop (1894), R. B. Bennett (1870), Robert Borden (1854), and Nia Vardalos (1962).


Among politicians born in Canada, Myrtle Cook ranks 27Before her are Michael Ignatieff (1947), John Abbott (1821), Joe Clark (1939), William Pirrie, 1st Viscount Pirrie (1847), Julie Payette (1963), and Brock Chisholm (1896). After her are R. B. Bennett (1870), Robert Borden (1854), Arthur Meighen (1874), Tommy Burns (1881), Jacques Parizeau (1930), and François Legault (1957).