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Thomas Cunningham COCHRAN

Thomas Cunningham COCHRAN, American Congressman.

Background

  • COCHRAN, Thomas Cunningham was born on November 30, 1877 in Sheakleyville, Mercer Company.

  • Education

    • Mercer High School, 1896. Westminster College, Bachelor of Arts (summa cum laude), 1901. Studied law in office of his father.

    Career

    • Three sons, two daughters. Taught Greek and Constitutional Law, Mercer Academy, 1902. Admitted to bar in 1903.

      District Attorney, Mercer Company, 1906-1909. Successively admitted to practice before Supreme Court of Pennsylvania, United States District Court, and Circuit Court of the United States Elected to 70 Congress, re-elected to 71 Congress. Republican.

    Connections

    • Spouse Olive Belle Pierson, 1906.
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