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John S. Cooper

John S. CooperAKA John Sherman Cooper, Jr.

Born: 23-Aug-1901
Birthplace: Somerset, KY
Died: 21-Feb-1991
Location of death: Washington, DC
Cause of death: Heart Failure
Remains: Buried, Arlington National Cemetery, Arlington, VA

Gender: Male
Religion: Protestant
Race or Ethnicity: White
Sexual orientation: Straight
Occupation: Politician
Party Affiliation: Republican

Nationality: United States
Executive summary: US Senator from Kentucky

Military service: US Army (1942-46)

Father: John Sherman Cooper, Sr.
Mother: Helen Gertrude Tarter
Sister: Faustine Cooper
Sister: Helen Cooper
Sister: Margaret Cooper
Sister: Mary Cooper
Brother: Richard Cooper
Wife: Evelyn Pfaff (m. 1944, div. 1947)
Wife: Lorraine Rowan Shevlin (m. 17-Mar-1955)

    High School: Somerset, KY
    University: Centre College, Danville, KY
    University: AB, Yale University (1923)
    Law School: Harvard University

    US Ambassador to East Germany (1974-76)
    Warren Commission
    US Senator, Kentucky (1956-73)
    US Ambassador to India (1955-56)
    US Ambassador to Nepal (1955-56)
    US Senator, Kentucky (1952-55)
    US Senator, Kentucky (1946-49)
    Kentucky State House of Representatives (1928-30)
    American Legion
    Caring Institute Honorary Trustee
    Rotary International
    Veterans of Foreign Wars
    Beta Theta Pi Fraternity 1922
    Bronze Star
    Kentucky Colonel


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