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Chauncey Ira Cooper

Chauncey Ira Cooper, American college dean. Recipient award for leadership Washington Pharmaceutical Association, 1957; Chauncey I. Cooper award established by National Pharmaceutical Association. Member American Pharmaceutical Association, American Association Colls. Pharmacy, Washington Pharmaceutical Association, Beta Kappa Chi, Alpha Phi Alpha.; Club: Pigskin (Washington).

Background

  • Cooper, Chauncey Ira was born on May 31, 1906 in St. Louis. Son of Ira Luther and Mattie Salina (Horton) Cooper.

  • Education

    • Bachelor of Science in Pharmacy, University of Minnesota, 1934, Master of Science, 1935.

    Career

    • 1 son, Chauncey M.; foster children—William R. Hyde (M.D.), Jeanne H. Lofton. Instructor pharmacy Meharry Medical College, Nashville, 1927-1932. Instructor pharmacy Howard U., 1935-1938, associate professor, acting dean College Pharmacy, 1938-1941, professor, dean after 1941.

      Founder, organizer National Pharmaceutical Association, president, 1947, executive secretary, after 1950. Editor Journal National Pharmaceutical Association, after 1955.

    Membership

    Member American Pharmaceutical Association, American Association Colls. Pharmacy, Washington Pharmaceutical Association, Beta Kappa Chi, Alpha Phi Alpha. Club: Pigskin (Washington).

    Connections

    • Married Marie Taylor, June 7, 1937.
    • father: Ira Luther Cooper
    • mother: Mattie Salina (Horton) Cooper
    • spouse: Marie Taylor
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    Born March 31, 1906
    Died September 30, 1983
    (aged 77)
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