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Myrtle Cook

Born: 1902 AD
Died: 1985 AD
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Married name McGowan

 

Born Toronto, Ontario

 

Excellent all round athelete

 

1928 represented Canada as one of the "Matchless 6" women in the first Olympic games to allow women to compete.

 – wins gold med in women’s 400 m relay

 

– she also held national and British Empire game medals

 

– she is a member of Canada’s Sports Hall of Fame