Dec. 7, 1803 Union Point Greene County Georgia, USA
Mar. 18, 1871 Macon Bibb County Georgia, USA
US Congressman. Born in Union Point, Georgia, he was the cousin of Georgia US Representative Mark Anthony Cooper. He graduated from the University of Georgia in 1821, was admitted to the bar and commenced the practice of law in Madison, Georgia, in 1824. He was a member of the Georgia State House of Representatives (1827-30) and served in the Georgia State Senate, (1830-37). In 1839, he was elected as a Whig to the Twenty-sixth and Twenty-seventh Congresses, serving until 1841, when he when he resigned. He was an associate judge of the Supreme Court of Georgia, (1845-53) and a member of the Confederate Provisional Congress secession convention of Georgia, in January 1861, prior to the Civil War. He died at age 67 in Macon, Georgia. (bio by: John "J-Cat" Griffith)
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Jamie reed Added: Jul. 14, 2015
Served eight terms in the Georgia General Assembly, two terms in Congress as a Whig, led the Know Nothings in 1856, nominated for governor in 1861 and authored the Articles of Sucession dissolving Georgia's political connection with the Government of the ...(Read more) -
D. East Added: Jun. 12, 2015