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Thad Cochran

Thad CochranAKA William Thad Cochran

Born: 7-Dec-1937
Birthplace: Pontotoc, MS
Died: 30-May-2019
Location of death: Oxford, MS
Cause of death: unspecified

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

Nationality: United States
Executive summary: US Senator from Mississippi, 1978-2018

Military service: US Naval Reserve (USS Macon); US Navy

Father: William Holmes Cochran
Mother: Emma Grace Berry
Brother: Nielsen
Wife: Rose Clayton (m. 6-Jun-1964, until her death, d. 12-Dec-2014, one son, one daughter)
Son: Clayton
Daughter: Katherine
Wife: Kay Webber (office aide, mistress, m. 24-May-2015, until his death)

    High School: Byram High School, Byram, MS
    University: BA Psychology, University of Mississippi (1959)
    University: University of Dublin
    Law School: JD, University of Mississippi (1965)
    Administrator: Trustee, US Naval Academy, Annapolis

    US Senator, Mississippi (1978-2018)
    US Congressman, Mississippi 4th (1973-79)
    Smithsonian Institution Board of Regents
    4-H Club
    Alfalfa Club President (2002-03)
    Alfalfa Club 1994
    Close Up Foundation Board of Advisors
    Kennedy Center ex-officio member
    Mississippi Bar Association 1965
    Rotary International
    Omicron Delta Kappa Honor Society
    Phi Kappa Phi Honor Society
    Pi Kappa Alpha Fraternity
    Eagle Scout 1952
    Funeral: Richard Nixon (1994)
    Bush Pioneer 2004

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