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William John COOPER

William John COOPER, United States. Commissioner of Education. Member of Phi Beta Kappa; Artist Fellowship & Master of Arts Clubs: Torch, Cosmos, Federation Schoolmen’s (President, 1930).

Background

  • COOPER, William John was born on November 24, 1882 in Sacramento, California, United States. Son of William James and Belle Stanley (Leary) Cooper.

  • Education

    • University -of California. Bachelor of Arts, Master of Science. Whittier College, Doctor of Laws.

      College, of the City of Detroit, Doctor of Laws. Birmingham Southern College, LL.I). University of Southern California, Education D.

      Rhode Island State College, Doctor of Letters.

    Career

    • District Superintendent of Schools, Piedmont, California, 1918-1921. City Superintendent of Schools, Fresno, California, 1921-1926. City Superintendent of Schools, San Diego, California, 1926-1927.

      Superintendent of Public Instruction and State Director Education, California, 1927-1929. United States Commissioner Education, 1929-1930.

    Membership

    Member of Phi Beta Kappa. Artist Fellowship & Master of Arts Clubs: Torch, Cosmos, Federation Schoolmen’s (President, 1930).

    Connections

    • Spouse Edna Curtis.
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    Born November 24, 1882
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