John Price Cochran

John Price Cochran

Birth
Middletown, New Castle County, Delaware, USA
Death 27 Dec 1898 (aged 89)
Middletown, New Castle County, Delaware, USA
Burial Middletown, New Castle County, Delaware, USA
Memorial ID 7090090 · View Source
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Delaware Governor. A successful Delaware farmer, fruit grower, he was elected to the New Castle County Levy Court, serving (1838-46). In 1874, he was elected as a Democrat the 43rd Governor of Delaware, serving until 1879. While in office, he was regarded as a progressive Governor, advocating improvements to the school law and reapportionment of the General Assembly, to more fairly reflect the population of New Castle County. After leaving office, he returned to farming until his death at age 89.

Bio by: John "J-Cat" Griffith


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  • Added: 17 Jan 2003
  • Find a Grave Memorial 7090090
  • Find a Grave, database and images (https://www.findagrave.com : accessed ), memorial page for John Price Cochran (7 Feb 1809–27 Dec 1898), Find a Grave Memorial no. 7090090, citing Forest Presbyterian Church Cemetery, Middletown, New Castle County, Delaware, USA ; Maintained by Find A Grave .