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Martin Hardin Cofer

Martin Hardin Cofer, American army officer, jurist.


  • Cofer, Martin Hardin was born on April 1, 1832 in Elizabethtown, Kentucky, United States. Son of Thomas and Mary (Hardin) Cofer.

  • Career

    • Editor Elizabethtown Democrat. Made provost marshal Confederate Army of Tenn.


    • Author: A Supplemental Digest of Decisions of the Court of Appeals of Kentucky, 1853-1867, published 1867 (standard authority on judicial procedure in Kentucky).


    • Married Mary E. Bush, 1853.
    • father: Thomas Cofer
    • mother: Mary (Hardin) Cofer
    • spouse: Mary E. Bush
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    Died March 22, 1881
    (aged 48)