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Robert L. Cochran

AKA Robert LeRoy Cochran

Born: 28-Jan-1886
Birthplace: Avoca, NE
Died: 23-Feb-1963
Location of death: Lincoln, NE
Cause of death: unspecified
Remains: Buried, Lincoln Memorial Park, Lincoln, NE

Gender: Male
Religion: Anglican/Episcopalian
Race or Ethnicity: White
Sexual orientation: Straight
Occupation: Politician
Party Affiliation: Democratic

Nationality: United States
Executive summary: Governor of Nebraska, 1935-41

Military service: US Army (WWI, WWII, Col.)

Father: Charles A. Cochran
Mother: Jane Wilkinson
Wife: Aileen Gantt (m. 18-Mar-1919, one son, one daughter)
Son: Robert LeRoy, Jr.
Daughter: Mary Aileen

    University: BS Civil Engineering, University of Nebraska (1910)

    US State Department Liaison Officer, UN Relief & Rehabilitation Admin. (1944-45)
    US Official Commissioner, Federal Public Housing Authority (1943-44)
    Governor of Nebraska (1935-41)
    Nebraska State Official State Engineer (1923-34)
    Nebraska State Official District Engineer, Dept. of Public Works (1919-22)
    Nebraska State Official Deputy State Engineer (1917)
    Nebraska State Official State Bridge Inspector (1915-17)
    Nebraska State Official Surveyor, Lincoln County (1912-16)
    Alpha Tau Omega Fraternity
    American Interprofessional Institute
    American Society of Civil Engineers
    American Legion
    Benevolent & Protective Order of the Elks
    Freemasonry
    Knights of Pythias
    Nebraska Engineering Society
    Oddfellows
    Shriners
    Veterans of Foreign Wars


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