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Henry Noble Cooper

Henry Noble Cooper, American government official. Decorated Commander Order White Elephant (Thailand), 1955. Served with American Field Service, 1917. With C.A. United States Army, 1918-1919; Advertising Educational Foundation in France. Member Delta Kappa Epsilon, Phi Delta Phi.

Background

  • Cooper, Henry Noble was born on July 27, 1896 in LaGrange, Illinois, United States. Son of Henry Noble and Julia Lupton (Pardee) Cooper.

  • Education

    • Student, University Illinois, 1917. Student, Kent College Law, Chicago, 1920.

    Career

    • Officer, director FitzSimons & Connell Dredge & Deck Company, also other corporations in Chicago, 1919-1941. Organizer 1st cooperative apartment bdlg. in, Illinois, 1920. Engaged as aircraft seating manufacturer, 1941-1949.

      Mission controller Agency for International Development and predecessors, from 1950. Fin management officer 13 African countries, Washington Headquarters, from 1964.

    Membership

    Served with American Field Service, 1917. With C.A. United States Army, 1918-1919. Advertising Educational Foundation in France.

    Member Delta Kappa Epsilon, Phi Delta Phi.

    Connections

    • Married Elizabeth McNair, September 25, 1920 (deceased 1949). Children: Henry Noble III (deceased 1948), Kenneth McNair, Christopher Moore. Married Ila Spencer, August 25, 1950.
    • father: Henry Noble Cooper
    • mother: Julia Lupton (Pardee) Cooper
    • spouses: Elizabeth McNair
    • Ila Spencer
    • children: Henry Noble III Cooper (deceased 1948)
    • Kenneth McNair Cooper
    • Christopher Moore Cooper
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    Born July 27, 1896
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    • 1917
      University Illinois
    • 1920
      Kent College Law
    • 1919 - 1941
      Officer, FitzSimons & Connell Dredge & Deck Company
    • 1919 - 1941
      director, FitzSimons & Connell Dredge & Deck Company
    • 1920
      organizer 1st cooperative apartment bdlg. in
      Illinois, United States
    • 1941 - 1949
      engaged as aircraft seating manufacturer

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