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Alexander G. Cochran, American lawyer. Member special commission to South Carolina. to investigate Tilden-Hayes election and special commission to investigate whisky frauds in St. Louis. Appointed general solicitor Member of Parliament Railway, 1888.

Background

Cochran, Alexander G. was born on March 20, 1846 in Allegheny City, Pennsylvania, United States. Son of John Turner and Anna (Richardson) Cochran.

Education

Education public and private schools and Phillips Academy, Andover, Massachusetts. Studied law Columbia Law School, and admitted to bar, 1866.

Career

Practiced at Pittsburgh, 1866-1874. Member 44th Congress (1875-1877), 2d Pennsylvania District. Defeated for 45th Congress.

Membership

Member special commission to South Carolina. to investigate Tilden-Hayes election and special commission to investigate whisky frauds in St. Louis. Appointed general solicitor Member of Parliament Railway, 1888.

Connections

Married Mary Virginia Andrews, June 1, 1869.

father:
John Turner Cochran

mother:
Anna (Richardson) Cochran

spouse:
Mary Virginia Andrews