Marvel Cooke’s Death – Cause and Date

Born (Birthday)

April 4, 1903

Death Date

Nov 29, 2000

Age of Death

97 years

Cause of Death




The journalist Marvel Cooke died at the age of 97. Here is all you want to know, and more!

Biography - A Short Wiki

First African-American woman to work at a newspaper that was white-owned called The Daily Compass.

She was the child of Madison and Amy Wood Jackson. She married Cecil Cooke.

Marvel Cooke died of leukemia on November 29, 2000, in Harlem, at the age of 97.