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Samuel Bronson Cooper
Birth: May 30, 1850
Death: Aug. 21, 1918

U.S. Congressman. Born in Caldwell County, Kentucky, he moved with his family to Texas in 1850. He studied law, was admitted to the bar in 1871 and commenced to practice law in Woodville, Texas, in 1872. He was prosecuting attorney of Tyler County (1876-80) a member of the Texas State Senate (1880-84) and appointed by President Cleveland collector of internal revenue for the first district of Texas, serving (1885-88). In 1893, he was elected as a Democrat to the Fifty-third Congress and to the next five succeeding Congresses, serving until 1905. An unsuccessful candidate for reelection, he was again elected to the Sixtieth Congress, serving (1907-09). After his term, he was appointed a member of the United States Board of General Appraisers for the Port of New York City by President Taft in 1910 and served until his death at age 68. (bio by: John "J-Cat" Griffith) 
Family links: 
  Phebe Young Cooper (1849 - 1911)*
  Willie Cooper Hobby (1876 - 1929)*
  Samuel Bronson Cooper (1878 - 1932)*
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Magnolia Cemetery
Jefferson County
Texas, USA
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Record added: Nov 05, 2002
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