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Cooper, M. L.

House 1873 (District 1)

Party when first elected:  Republican

Counties Served:  Houston

BIOGRAPHICAL INFORMATION

Date of Birth: ??/??/1835 Date of Death: 1/25/1873
Birth Place: New York Birth County:  Birth Country: United States
Other Names:
Gender:  Male Religion:  Not Reported
City of Residence (when first elected):  Brownsville

Occupation (when first elected):  Grain Merchant, Wheat Buyer and Produce Merchant

EDUCATION

Menia Seminary; Secondary;

OTHER GOVERNMENT SERVICE

FAMILY RELATIONSHIPS

Spouse: Widower
Children:
Family Members Who Have Served in the Minnesota Legislature:

GENERAL NOTES

He was educated at Menia Seminary but it is unclear whether it is a secondary or postsecondary institution. (Fifteenth Legislature of Minnesota: Biographical Sketches, St. Paul: Press Printing Company, 1873)

He came to Minnesota in 1857. (Minnesota Legislative Manual, 1873)

He settled in Minnesota in 1863. (Fifteenth Legislature of Minnesota: Biographical Sketches, St. Paul: Press Printing Company, 1873)

His party affiliation was provided by The Fifteenth Legislature of Minnesota, 1873.

He died of pnuemonia at St. Joseph Hospital in St Paul, Minnesota. His body was sent to relatives in Poughkeepsie, New York.



Map of Brownsville
Brownsville, MN
Total Days Served: 19

SESSIONS SERVED

15th Legislative Session (1873)

  Session Details
Body: House Elected: 11/5/1872 Term of Office: 1/7/1873 to 1/25/1873 (unfinished term)
District: 01 Residence: Brownsville
Counties Represented: Houston
Occupation: Grain Merchant, Wheat Buyer and Produce Merchant
Party: Republican Party Notes: His party affiliation was provided by The Fifteenth Legislature of Minnesota, 1873.
Committees:
Incorporations
Public Lands
Reason for unfinished term: Death
Session Notes: He died while in office.

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