Thomas Peyton Cooper

Full Name: Thomas Peyton "Tom" Cooper, Jr.
Date of birth: September 29, 1906
Date of death: January 17, 1962

Terms of Service top

Chamber District Dates of Service Legislatures Party City/County Note Counties in District
H 32 Jan 8, 1935 - Jan 12, 1937 44th   Democrat Lindale / Smith   Smith

Terms of Service top

House District 32
Jan 8, 1935 - Jan 12, 1937
Legislatures: 44th  
Party: Democrat
Home City/County: Lindale / Smith
Counties in district: Smith

Biographical Information top

Resolutions and Journal entries

Military Service Notes

  • United States Army, World War II and Korean War. United States Army Reserve, Lieutenant Colonel. "He served as mayor of Lindale for four years and when the Nation needed his services in Its military force during war time he was quick to turn his energies in this direction. A veteran of World War II and the Korean War, he served eleven years in the Army Signal Corps, four years of which were in the European theater. He became a Signal Corps procurement officer when he returned to inactive duty. He had been recently promoted to the rank of lieutenant colonel in the Army Reserve." 57th Legislature, 3rd C.S., HSR 165. Resolutions - Memorial.

Other Resources


Composite Photographs on Display in the Capitol

Committee Information top

44th R.S. - 1935
Filing Equipment for Members of the House, Special  
Judicial Districts  
Municipal and Private Corporations  
Oil, Gas and Mining  
Teachings of Communism in State Institutions of Higher Learning, Special  

This website is a work in progress. Information on this website is provided as a public service by the Legislative Reference Library. The Legislative Reference Library makes no representation as to its completeness or accuracy and makes no warranty in regard to its use. Users assume all risk of reliance on the information included on this site.

Party information is not available for the 1st-11th Legislatures.

Have a question, comment or contribution? Email the Library or call 512-463-1252.

Many photos in Texas Legislators: Past and Present are used with permission of the Texas State Preservation Board. For permission to reproduce these photos, please contact the Texas State Preservation Board graphics coordinator at 512-475-3060.