Jere Cooper Edit Profile
Bachelor of Laws, Cumberland U., 1915. Unmarried.
Admitted to Tennessee bar, 1915, and began practice at Dyersburg. City attorney, Dyersburg, 8 years, 1920-1928. Member 71st-82d Congresses, 9th Tennessee District, 83d-85th Congresses, 8th District.
Enlisted in Tennessee National Guard, 1917. Commissioned 1st lieutenant, June 23, 1917. Transferred with company to Company K, 119th Infantry, 30th Division, United States Army, and served with American Expeditionary Forces.
Captain, July 9, 1918. Served abt. 1 year with American Expeditionary Forces. Honorary discharged, April 2, 1919.
Elected state commander, Tennessee, American Legion, 1921, and member National Executive Committee, 1922. Member Kappa Sigma.
Member Cumberland Presbyterian Church. Mason ( Knights Templar, Shriner).