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Charles Merian Cooper
Birth: Jan. 16, 1856
Clarke County
Georgia, USA
Death: Nov. 14, 1923
Duval County
Florida, USA

US Congressman. He moved with his parents to Florida, in 1864, pursued academic studies at Gainesville Academy, studied law, was admitted to the bar in 1877 and commenced to practice law in St. Augustine, Florida. He was a member of the Florida State House of Representatives in 1880, a member in the Florida State Senate in 1884, Attorney General of Florida, (1885-89) and appointed one of the three commissioners to revise the statutes for Florida State, in 1889. In 1893, he was elected as a Democrat to the Fifty-third and Fifty-fourth Congresses, serving until 1897. Not a candidate for re-nomination, he resumed the practice of law in Jacksonville, Florida, until his death at age 67. (bio by: John "J-Cat" Griffith) 
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  Rosa Leonardi Cooper (1862 - 1932)*
  Charles Philip Cooper (1883 - 1968)*
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Saint Marys Cemetery
Duval County
Florida, USA
Plot: Saint Marys Cemetery section
Maintained by: Find A Grave
Record added: Jan 20, 2003
Find A Grave Memorial# 7098380
Charles Merian Cooper
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Charles Merian Cooper
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