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Jere COOPER

Jere COOPER, American Congressman. Member of American Legion (State Commander, 1921), Tennessee (National. Executive Committeeman, 1922); Masons; Knights Templar; Shrine; Kappa Sigma.

Background

  • COOPER, Jere was born on July 20, 1893 in Dyer Company, Tennessee. Son of Joseph W. and Viola May Cooper.

  • Education

    • Cumberland University, Bachelor of Laws Engaged in practice of law in Dyersburg. since 1915, except two yrs. while in Army; served as City Attorney eight yrs. Enlisted in Second Tennessee Infantry., National. Guard, 1917; First Lieutenant, 1917; transferred with Co. 119 Infantry., 30 Division. and served with regt. throughout World War in France and Belgium; promoted Captain, 1918, and served for awhile as Regimental Adjutant, 119 Infantry

    Career

    • Elected to 71 Congress from Tenn.

    Membership

    • Member of American Legion (State Commander, 1921), Tennessee (National. Executive Committeeman, 1922). Masons; Knights Templar. Shrine; Kappa Sigma.

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    Born July 20, 1893
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