Charles Merian Cooper

Charles Merian Cooper

Birth
Athens, Clarke County, Georgia, USA
Death 14 Nov 1923 (aged 67)
Jacksonville, Duval County, Florida, USA
Burial Jacksonville, Duval County, Florida, USA
Plot Saint Marys Cemetery section
Memorial ID 7098380 · View Source
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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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  • Added: 20 Jan 2003
  • Find a Grave Memorial 7098380
  • Find a Grave, database and images (https://www.findagrave.com : accessed ), memorial page for Charles Merian Cooper (16 Jan 1856–14 Nov 1923), Find a Grave Memorial no. 7098380, citing Saint Marys Cemetery, Jacksonville, Duval County, Florida, USA ; Maintained by Find A Grave .