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Robert Muldrow Cooper

Robert Muldrow Cooper, farmer, college trustee. Recipient Algernon Sydney Sullivan award University South Carolina., 1952, award for outstanding soil and water conservations Lee County Soil Conservation District, 1958.

Background

  • Cooper, Robert Muldrow was born on February 25, 1887 in Wisacky, South Carolina, United States. Son of Robert Muldrow and Mary Nannette (Shaw) Cooper.

  • Education

    • Bachelor of Arts, Univercity South Carolina., 1909, Doctor of Laws, 1954.

    Career

    • Engaged in farming, Wisacky, since 1910. Past board directors United States Regional Agricultural Bank, Raleigh, Guernsey Cattle Club. Vice president Paintset Fashions, Inc., 1948-1954.

      Collector internal revenue South Carolina., 1933-1938. Director South Carolina. Public Service Authority, 1938-1943, South Carolina.

      Research, Planning and Development Board, 1945-1948, South Carolina. Development Board, 1955-1959. Chairman Southern Regional Advisory Council Nuclear Energy, 1957-1958.

      Chairman South Carolina. Easter Sale campaign, 1953.

    Religion

    Denomination: Presbyn

    Membership

    Member South Carolina. House of Representatives from Lee County, 1919-1922, 23-26 South Carolina. Senate for 2 terms. Trustee Clemson Agricultural College, since 1922, president of the board of trustees, 1951-1966, life.

    Member South Carolina. Agricultural and Mech. Society (president 1924-1926), South Carolina.

    (director 1926; Kiwanian (past president Columbia).

    Connections

    • Married Harvie Hull, April. Children: Alice Hull (Mistress.
    • father: Robert Muldrow Cooper
    • mother: Mary Nannette (Shaw) Cooper
    • spouse: Harvie Hull
    • child: Alice Hull (Mrs Cooper
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    Born February 25, 1887
    Died February 11, 1966
    (aged 78)
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