S. Bronson Cooper, Jr.

Samuel Bronson Cooper, Jr.

Full Name: Samuel Bronson Cooper, Jr.
Date of birth: March 28, 1878
Date of death: July 18, 1932

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Chamber District Dates of Service Legislatures Party City/County Note Counties in District
H 13 Jul 24, 1915 - Jan 9, 1917 34th (1) (2) (3)   Democrat Beaumont / Jefferson   Jefferson
H 13 Jan 14, 1913 - Jan 12, 1915 33rd   Democrat Beaumont / Jefferson   Jefferson

(1) Assumed Democrat based on listing as Democrat in 33rd Legislature and biographical sources listed. Texas Legislative Manual.
(2) Elections to be held 7/24/1915 to fill vacancies caused by resignations, according to proclamations issued by Governor Ferguson, "Special Elections in Five Districts for Representative," 6/27/1915, p. 5; election returns from Saturday, 7/24/1915, in "Five New Men Will Be in Legislature," 7/27/1915, p. 3. Austin American.
(3) S. Bronson Cooper, Jr., in special election 7/24/1915, succeeded Edmond A. McDowell, resigned after 1st Called Session [appointed district judge 6/18/1915]. Members of the Texas Congress 1836-1845; Members of the Texas Legislature 1846-2004, 2005.

Biographical Notes and Resources top

Other Resources

  • Cooper, S. B., Jr., listed in Democratic State Conventions of 1908, Committee on Platforms and Resolutions, pp. 504, 508; Cooper, S. B., Jr. of Jefferson listed in Democratic State Convention of 1910, State Executive Committee, p. 537. Platforms of Political Parties in Texas, 1916.
  • Memorial, October 1933, p. 77. Relatives: Samuel Bronson Cooper, Sr. - father; Samuel Bronson Cooper, Jr. - son. Member of State Democratic Executive Committee from his Senate district, 1910-1912. Texas Law Review Proceedings of the . . . Annual Meeting of the Texas Bar Association.


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Committee Information top

33rd R.S. - 1913
Anti-Tuberculosis Commission, Investigate  
Congressional Districts  
Criminal Jurisprudence  
Federal Relations (Chair) 
Senatorial Districts  

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