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Naval officer

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


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


Graduated from the United States Naval Academy, 1886.


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.


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


Married Louise Lowell, June 5, 1894.

George Franklin Cooper

Cornelia Irene (Staley) Cooper

Louise Lowell