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Naval officer

George Franklin Cooper, American naval officer. Member Military Order Carabao.

Background

Cooper, George Franklin was born on September 26, 1864 in Americus, Georgia, United States. Son of George Franklin and Cornelia Irene (Staley) Cooper.

Education

Graduated from the United States Naval Academy, 1886.

Career

Commissioned ensign, June, 1888. Junior Lieutenant, 1897. Lieutenant, 1899; Lieutenant-commander, 1905.

Commander, 1909; captain, 1913. On board Vandalia, in the Pacific, 1886-1888. On Boston, in Atlantic, 1888-1889, Kearsarge, 1889-1891.

Assistant in electricity at Navy Yard, New York City, 1891-1892. Inspector electricity, Bath (Maine) Iron Works, 1892-1894. On Raleigh, in Atlantic, 1894-1899.

Served United States Naval Academy, 1897-1899. On Baltimore in Philippines, 1899. On duty Nautical School, Manila, 1899-1900.

On Monadnock in Philippines and China, 1900-1902. United States Naval Academy, 1902-1904. Navigator Denver, N.A. Station, 1904-1905.

Executive officer Des Moines, N. Atlantic Station, 1905-1906. Executive officer Indiana, 1906-1907. At hydrographic office, Washington, 1907-1909.

On board Rhode Island, Atlantic Fleet, as Executive officer, June-December, 1909. Commanded Celtic, Atlantic Fleet, 1909-1910. Commanded Marietta, Central American waters, 1910-1911.

In charge electrical class Navy Yard, New York City, 1911-1912. Hydrographer bureau of Navigation, Washington, 1912-1914. Commanded Louisiana, Atlantic Fleet, 1914-1916.

United States commissioner to International Conference on Safety of Life at Sea, London, 1913-1914. Naval War College, 1916-1917. 4th Naval District, Philadelphia, 1917-1919.

Commanding United States Ship Kaiserin Auguste Victoria, 1919. Commandant 8th Naval District and Naval Station, New Orleans, since 1919.

Politics

Christian discipleship is a commitment to work for social and political change of the community you live in.

Views

Christianity is not merely a list or rules of what one can and cannot do, but rather a means to develop a close relationship with God, Jesus, and the Holy Spirit.

Membership

Member Military Order Carabao. Clubs: Chevy Chase, Army and Navy (Washington).

Connections

Married Louise Lowell, June 5, 1894.

father:
George Franklin Cooper

mother:
Cornelia Irene (Staley) Cooper

spouse:
Louise Lowell