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Lawyer

Grant Burr Cooper, American Lawyer. Bar: California bar 1927. Fellow American Bar Foundation, American College Trial Lawyers (past board regents, president 1962-1963); member Los Angeles County Bar Association (president 1960-1961, trustee 1951-1952, 56- 62), State Bar California (Board of Governors 1953-1956, vice president 1956).

Background

Cooper, Grant Burr was born on April 1, 1903 in New York City. Son of Louis Baxter and Josephine (Christensen) Cooper.

Education

Student, Pace College, New York City, 1921. Bachelor of Laws, Southwestern University, 1926.

Career

Deputy district attorney, Office District Attorney, Los Angeles, 1929-1935; chief deputy district attorney, Los Angeles County District Attorney' General’ s Office, 1940-1942; deputy city attorney, City of Los Angeles, 1942-1943; private practice, Los Angeles, 1946-1990. Special prosecutor, State of Hawaii, 1976-1978, special deputy attorney general, 1976-1978, Chief assistant insurance commissioner, California, 1943. President Los Angeles Health Commission, 1944.

Member of the board councilors University of Southern California Law Center, from 1969.

Achievements

  • Bar: California bar 1927.

Membership

Fellow American Bar Foundation, American College Trial Lawyers (past board regents, president 1962-1963). Member Los Angeles County Bar Association (president 1960-1961, trustee 1951-1952, 56- 62), State Bar California (board governors 1953-1956, vice president 1956) Clubs: Mason (Los Angeles) (Shriner), Chancery (Los Angeles), Century City Rotary (Los Angeles), Legion Lex (Los Angeles). Tuna (Catalina, California).

Connections

Married Edna Reynolds, November 21, 1929 (deceased 1934). Children: Judith Ann (Mistress James J. Tracy), Natalie Caroline (Mistress Rollin D. Wallace). Married Phyllis A. Norton, April 3, 1935.

Children— Meredith Jane (Mistress Robert K. Worrell), Grant Burr, John Norton.

father:
Louis Baxter Cooper

mother:
Josephine (Christensen) Cooper

spouse:
Phyllis A. Norton

spouse:
Edna Reynolds

child:
Meredith Jane Cooper (Mistress Robert K. Worrell)

child:
Natalie Caroline Cooper (Mistress Rollin D. Wallace)

child:
Judith Ann Cooper (Mistress James J. Tracy)

child:
Grant Burr Cooper

child:
John Norton Cooper