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Denton Cooley

AKA Denton Arthur Cooley

Born: 22-Aug-1920
Birthplace: Houston, TX
Died: 18-Nov-2016
Location of death: Houston, TX
Cause of death: unspecified

Gender: Male
Religion: Anglican/Episcopalian
Race or Ethnicity: White
Sexual orientation: Straight
Occupation: Doctor
Party Affiliation: Republican

Nationality: United States
Executive summary: Pioneering heart surgeon

Military service: US Army (1946-48)

Father: Ralph Cooley (dentist, d.)
Mother: Mary Cooley (d.)
Brother: (one brother)
Wife: Louise Goldborough Thomas (m. 1949, d. 21-Oct-2016, five daughters)
Daughter: Florence Talbot Cooley
Daughter: Helen Cooley Fraser
Daughter: Louise Cooley Davis
Daughter: Mary Cooley Craddock
Daughter: Susan Cooley

    High School: San Jacinto High School, Houston, TX
    University: University of Texas (1941)
    Medical School: Texas College of Medicine, Galveston, TX
    Medical School: MD, Johns Hopkins University (1944)
    Professor: Baylor University (1951-69)

    Academy of Achievement (1968)
    Bush-Cheney '04
    Free and Strong America PAC
    George W. Bush for President
    John McCain 2008
    Kay Bailey Hutchison for Senate
    Romney for President
    Kappa Sigma Fraternity
    Phi Beta Kappa Society
    Presidential Medal of Freedom 1984
    National Medal of Technology and Innovation 1998
    Bankruptcy 4-Jan-1988

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