George W. Cooper
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George William Cooper
George William Cooper photographed by C. M. Bell Studio
|Member of the U.S. House of Representatives|
from Indiana's 5th district
March 4, 1889 – March 3, 1895
|Preceded by||Courtland C. Matson|
|Succeeded by||Jesse Overstreet|
|Born||May 21, 1851|
Columbus, Indiana, U.S.
|Died||November 27, 1899 (aged 48)|
Chicago, Illinois, U.S.
|Resting place||Garland Brook Cemetery, Columbus, U.S.|
He served as prosecuting attorney of Columbus in 1872.
He served as mayor of Columbus in 1877, and was the city attorney of Columbus from 1879 to 1883.
Cooper was elected as a Democrat to the Fifty-first, Fifty-second, and Fifty-third Congresses (March 4, 1889 – March 3, 1895). He served as chairman of the Committee on Irrigation of Arid Lands in the Fifty-third Congress.
He was an unsuccessful candidate for reelection in 1894 to the Fifty-fourth Congress.
He resumed the practice of law in Columbus, Indiana.
Personal and death
- United States Congress. "George W. Cooper (id: C000750)". Biographical Directory of the United States Congress.
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|U.S. House of Representatives|
Courtland C. Matson
| Member of the U.S. House of Representatives
from Indiana's 5th congressional district