Harold Dunbar Cooley Edit Profile
Student of University of North Carolina and Yale University Law School.
Admitted to North Carolina bar, 1918. Elected to 73d Congress, July, 1934, to fill unexpired term, reelected 74th to 89th United States Congresses from 4th North Carolina District. Chairman House Committee Agriculture 81st, 82d, 84-89th congresses, Executive committee, council Interparliamentary Union, past president American group (joint congressional organization).
Consultant and congressional adviser to United Nations Educational, Scientific and Cultural Organization.
The commitment of individual Christians to work for social and political change should be recognized as a fully legitimate form of Christian discipleship.
All Christians need to be familiar with the Bible, that contains a wide variety of literature, including history, law, poetry, gospels, letters, polemic, stories and apocalyptic visions, and try to immerse themselves in it.
Served in Naval Aviation Flying Corps, World War I. Member North Carolina Bar Association, Nash County Bar Association (past president), American Bar Association Delta Theta, Phi Delta Phi.
Married Madeline Strickland, June 30, 1923. Children: Roger A. P., Harriet Davis.