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 Richard Matlack Cooper

Richard Matlack Cooper

Birth
Gloucester County, New Jersey, USA
Death 10 Mar 1843 (aged 75)
Camden, Camden County, New Jersey, USA
Burial West Collingswood, Camden County, New Jersey, USA
Memorial ID 7173544 · View Source
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U.S. Congressman. Born in Gloucester County, New Jersey, he engaged in banking and was the county coroner, (1795-99). He was the judge and justice of Gloucester County courts (1803-23) a member of the New Jersey State General Assembly (1807-18) and president of the New Jersey State Bank, (1813-42). In 1829, he was elected as an Anti- Jacksonian to the Twenty-first and Twenty-second Congresses serving until 1833. Declining to be a declined to be a candidate for reelection, he resumed his banking interests until his death at age 75 in Camden, New Jersey.

Bio by: John "J-Cat" Griffith


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  • Added: 10 Feb 2003
  • Find A Grave Memorial 7173544
  • Find A Grave, database and images (https://www.findagrave.com : accessed ), memorial page for Richard Matlack Cooper (29 Feb 1768–10 Mar 1843), Find A Grave Memorial no. 7173544, citing Newton Burying Ground, West Collingswood, Camden County, New Jersey, USA ; Maintained by Find A Grave .