Famous Cochranes

In addition to the Chief's line, there have been several notable Cochranes in military, aviation, science, medicine, politics, industry, and business.  Those individuals made a marked impact in their respective fields or professions.  This is a small selection of those accomplished individuals:

 

 

 

Military:

 

  • COL Philip Cochran; American Military Aviator WWII

 

http://www.specialoperations.net/ColCochran.htm

http://home.earthlink.net/~aircommando1/CochranBio.htm
https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Philip_Cochran

 

  • Air Chief Marshal The Honorable Sir Ralph Alexander Cochrane; British Military Aviator WWI & WWII

 

http://www.rafweb.org/Biographies/Cochrane.htm

http://www.gracesguide.co.uk/Ralph_Cochrane

http://wc.rootsweb.ancestry.com/cgi-bin/igm.cgi?op=GET&db=heedrapper&id=I2690

https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Ralph_Cochrane

 

  • Margaret (née Cochran) Corbin; American Revolutionary War Hero

 

http://www.britannica.com/EBchecked/topic/137211/Margaret-Corbin

http://www.nwhm.org/education-resources/biography/biographies/margaret-cochran-corbin/
https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Margaret_Corbin

 

  • Jacqueline Cochran; American Military Aviator.  First woman to break the sound barrier

 

http://www.biography.com/people/jacqueline-cochran-9252061

http://waspmuseum.org/jackie-cochran-biography/

http://www.britannica.com/EBchecked/topic/123591/Jacqueline-Cochran 
https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Jacqueline_Cochran

 

  • Vice Admiral Edward Lull "Ned" Cochrane; American Naval Commander WWII

 

http://www.arlingtoncemetery.net/elcochrane.htm

http://medlibrary.org/medwiki/Edward_L._Cochrane

http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Edward_L._Cochrane

 

  • Alfred William "Gordon" Cochrane; New Zealand Military Pilot WWII

 

http://military.wikia.com/wiki/Gordon_Cochrane_%28pilot%29

http://en.ww2awards.com/person/46360

http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Gordon_Cochrane_%28pilot%29

 

  • Rear Admiral Nathaniel Day Cochran; British Naval Commander

 

http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Nathaniel_Day_Cochrane

 

  • Admiral Sir Alexander Forrester Inglis Cochrane; British Naval Commander American Revolution, War of 1812

 

http://thethingsthatcatchmyeye.wordpress.com/tag/thomas-john-cochrane/

http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Alexander_Cochrane

 

Politics:

 

  • Sir Thomas John Cochrane, GCB; British Naval Commander, Canadian Politician

 

http://thethingsthatcatchmyeye.wordpress.com/tag/thomas-john-cochrane/

http://www.heritage.nf.ca/govhouse/governors/g42.html

http://www.biographi.ca/en/bio/cochrane_thomas_john_10E.html

http://military.wikia.com/wiki/Thomas_John_Cochrane

http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Thomas_John_Cochrane

 

  • Dennis H. Cochran; Canadian Politician and Academic

 

http://www.parl.gc.ca/parlinfo/Files/Parliamentarian.aspx?Item=8707e6cd-a6e7-4257-bf98-a17459fd5c1f&Language=E&Section=ALL

http://w3.stu.ca/stu/news/news_view.aspx?id=145247

http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Dennis_Cochrane

 

  • Aaron Van Schaick Cochrane; US Congressman New York

 

http://bioguide.congress.gov/scripts/biodisplay.pl?index=C000568

http://www.newnetherlandinstitute.org/history-and-heritage/dutch_americans/aaron-van-schaick-cochrane/

http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Aaron_Van_Schaick_Cochrane
 

  • John Cochrane; U.S. Union General and politician

 

http://bioguide.congress.gov/scripts/biodisplay.pl?index=C000570

http://query.nytimes.com/mem/archive-free/pdf?res=9E00E0D71E3DE433A2575AC0A9649C94699ED7CF

http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/John_Cochrane_%28general%29
 

  • Ethel Cochrane; Canadian Senator

 

http://www.redirectify.com/people/ethel-cochrane.html

http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Ethel_Cochrane
 

  • Francis Cochrane, PC; Canadian Politician

http://www.digplanet.com/wiki/Francis_Cochrane

http://dictionary.sensagent.com/Francis%20Cochrane/en-en/

http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Francis_Cochrane

 

 

  • William "Thad" Cochran; US Congressman Mississippi

 

http://www.cochran.senate.gov/public/index.cfm/biography
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Thad_Cochran

 

  • Thomas Cunningham Cochran; US Congressman Pennsylvania

 

http://bioguide.congress.gov/scripts/biodisplay.pl?index=C000566

http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Thomas_Cunningham_Cochran

 

  • Alexander Baillie-Cochrane; British Politician

 

http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Alexander_Baillie-Cochrane,_1st_Baron_Lamington

http://en.wikisource.org/wiki/Cochrane-Baillie,_Alexander_Dundas_Ross_Wishart_%28DNB01%29

 

  • Donald Vincent Cochrane; Australian Politician

 

http://www.parliament.nsw.gov.au/prod/parlment/members.nsf/1fb6ebed995667c2ca256ea100825164/d3dcc4a6f92e1363ca256e7d00031666!OpenDocument

http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Donald_Cochrane

 

 

Medicine and Science:

 

  • John Cochran; First Surgeon General of the United States

 

http://history.amedd.army.mil/surgeongenerals/J_Cochran.html

http://www.threerivershms.com/cochranfriend.htm

http://www.nysm.nysed.gov/albany/bios/c/jocochran.html
https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/John_Cochran_%28military_physician%29

 

  • Archibald “Archie” Leman Cochrane; British Physician and Scientist

 

http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC2235918/

http://www.cochrane.org/about-us/history/archie-cochrane

http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Archie_Cochrane

 

  • William A Cochrane; Canadian Pediatrician

 

http://cdnmedhall.org/dr-william-cochrane

http://www.lieutenantgovernor.ab.ca/Aoe/education/william-cochrane/index.html

 

  • Gregory M. Cochran​; Physicist and Professor of Anthropology

 

http://edge.org/memberbio/gregory_cochran

http://www.zoominfo.com/p/Gregory-Cochran/12933438

http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Gregory_Cochran

 

Business, Industry, and Invention:

  • Josephine Cochrane; Inventor of the Dishwashing Machine

 

http://forgottennewsmakers.com/2010/04/20/josephine-cochrane-1839-1913-invented-the-dishwasher/

http://inventors.about.com/library/inventors/bldishwasher.htm

http://www.browsebiography.com/bio-josephine_cochrane.html

http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Josephine_Cochrane

 

 

  • John Howland Cochrane; American Businessman and Economics Professor

 

http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/John_H._Cochrane
 

Humanities, Arts, and Literature:

 

  • Sir Arthur William Steuart Cochrane KCVO; English College of Arms, Clarenceux King of Arms.

 

http://www.npgprints.com/image/328710/bassano-sir-arthur-william-steuart-cochrane

http://www.college-of-arms.gov.uk/services/naval-military-raf

http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Arthur_Cochrane

 

 

  • Elizabeth Jane Cochrane aka Nellie Bly; Journalist, Industrialist, Philanthropist

 

http://www.biography.com/people/nellie-bly-9216680

http://www.nellieblyonline.com/

http://womenshistory.about.com/od/blynellie/p/Nellie-Bly.htm

http://www.scholastic.com/browse/article.jsp?id=4961

http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Nellie_Bly

 

 

  • Thomas (Tom) Cochrane, OC; Canadian Musician and Composer

 

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=U3sMjm9Eloo

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Gg8o6SfgCk0

http://www.tomcochrane.com/

http://www.last.fm/music/Tom+Cochrane
https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Tom_Cochrane

 

  • Tammy Cochran; American Country Musician and Composer

 

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=QsF_26Qpit4

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=-tB1GQbZIBs

http://www.tammycochranfans.com/about/

http://www.imdb.com/name/nm1620512/

http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Tammy_Cochran

 

  • Edward Raymond ‘Eddie’ Cochran; American Musician

 

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Ti38LFY7x1Y

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=LRjlZ8x2uQM

http://www.imdb.com/name/nm0168161/bio

http://www.allmusic.com/artist/eddie-cochran-mn0000793988/biography

http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Eddie_Cochran

 

  • Garland Perry "Hank" CochranAmerican Musician

 

http://hankcochran.com/

http://www.cmt.com/artists/hank-cochran/

http://countrymusichalloffame.org/artists/artist-detail/hank-cochran

http://www.allmusic.com/artist/hank-cochran-mn0000950777/biography

https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Hank_Cochran

 

 
 
 
 
 

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