John Joseph Cochran

John Joseph Cochran

Birth
Webster Groves, St. Louis County, Missouri, USA
Death 6 Mar 1947 (aged 66)
Saint Louis, St. Louis City, Missouri, USA
Burial Saint Louis, St. Louis City, Missouri, USA
Plot Section 19, Lot 937, Grave 2
Memorial ID 5971908 · View Source
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US Congressman. He worked in editorial departments of various St. Louis newspapers and was an assistant to the election commissioners of St. Louis, (1911-13). He was the secretary to Congressman William L. Igoe, (1913-17, 18-21), clerk to the Committee on Foreign Relations of the United States Senate, (1917-18) and private secretary to Senator William J. Stone. After completing studies in law, he was admitted to the bar in 1921 and was legal advisor to Congressman Harry B. Hawes, (1921-26). In 1926, he was elected as a Democrat to the Sixty-ninth Congress to fill the vacancy caused by the resignation of Harry B. Hawes, reelected to the next ten succeeding Congresses, serving until 1947. He died shortly after his final term at age 66.

Bio by: John "J-Cat" Griffith


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  • Find a Grave Memorial 5971908
  • Find a Grave, database and images (https://www.findagrave.com : accessed ), memorial page for John Joseph Cochran (11 Aug 1880–6 Mar 1947), Find a Grave Memorial no. 5971908, citing Calvary Cemetery and Mausoleum, Saint Louis, St. Louis City, Missouri, USA ; Maintained by Find A Grave .