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  Cooper, Edmund
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AffiliationConservative   
NameEdmund Cooper
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Shelbyville, Tennessee , United States
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Born September 11, 1821
DiedJuly 21, 1911 (89 years)
ContributorThomas Walker
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Jun 27, 2016 02:09am
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InfoCOOPER, Edmund, (brother of Henry Cooper), a Representative from Tennessee; born in Franklin, Williamson County, Tenn., September 11, 1821; was graduated from Jackson (Tenn.) College in 1839; studied law at Harvard University; was admitted to the bar and commenced practice in Shelbyville, Bedford County, Tenn., in 1841; member of the State house of representatives in 1849; presidential elector on the Constitutional Union ticket in 1860; Union delegate to the State constitutional convention of 1861; again elected to the State house of representatives but in 1865 resigned; upon the readmission of the State of Tennessee to representation was elected as a Unionist to the Thirty-ninth Congress and served from July 24, 1866, to March 3, 1867; unsuccessful candidate for reelection to the Fortieth Congress; appointed by President Johnson Assistant Secretary of the Treasury November 20, 1867, and served until March 20, 1869; resumed the practice of law at Shelbyville and died there July 21, 1911; interment in Willow Mount Cemetery.


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  08/01/1867 TN - District 04 Lost 25.42% (-49.15%)
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