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Charles Howard Cooper

photojournalist , publishing executive

Charles Howard Cooper was American photojournalist, publishing executive.


Cooper, Charles Howard was born on July 17, 1920 in Clinton, North Carolina, United States. Son of John Howard and Ella Jane (Bass) Cooper.


Graduate, United States Air Force School Photography, 1943.


Chief photographer, manager photo department Durham Herald Company (North Carolina), 1945-1985. Public Durham Morning Herald, 1945, Durham Sun, 1945-1985. Chairman Miss National Press Photographer Pageant, 1952, 53, 55.


Through Covenant each individual accepts the relationship with God. It is not about acquiring a relationship with God, but living within the loving relationship that God has already offered.


Religious liberty is not merely the right to remain in the religion of one’s birth, but includes the right of anyone to change his religious loyalties without fear of persecution.


In a society where self-interest and hypocrisy are often seen as dominating, the Christians should nurture and promote values and purposes that are beyond us.


Member Citizens Safety Committee, Durham, 1961-1971. Served with United States Army Air Force, 1942-1945, European Theatre of Operations. Member National Press Photographers Association (life, executive director 1963-2000, executive director emeritus since 2001, Fellowship award, Joseph A. Sprague award 1961, President's medal 1964, 67, 2001, Merit award 1965, Joseph Costa award 1977, executive director emeritus 1998, interim executive director 2001), Carolinas Press Photographers Association (life, president 1952-1954).


Married Nell Elizabeth Slaughter, January 2, 1943. Children: Charles Howard II, John Phillip.

John Howard Cooper

Ella Jane (Bass) Cooper

Nell Elizabeth Slaughter

Charles Howard II Cooper

John Phillip Cooper