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Jerome Gary Cooper, American Ambassador. Decorated Purple Heart (2), Bronze Star, Vietnamese Cross of Gallantry; named.

Background

Cooper, Jerome Gary was born on October 2, 1936 in Lafayette, Louisiana, United States.

Education

Bachelor of Science, University Notre Dame, 1958.

Career

Vice president, Christian Benevolent Insurance Company, 1969-1978; president, Christian Benevolent Insurance Company, since 1979; ambassador to Jamaica,, American Embassy, Kingston. Board directors Commonwealth National bank and Talladega College.

Membership

Member Alabama House of Representatives, 1975-1981, former member rules committee, vice chairman insurance committee. Commissioner pensions and security, Alabama, 1979. Board regents Spring Hill College.

Active Young Men’s Christian Association, American Red Cross, United Fund. Major general United States Marine Corps, 1959-1969.

Connections

Son of Algernon Johnson and Gladys Mouton Cooper. Divorced; children: Patrick, Joli, Shawn.

father:
Algernon Johnson

mother:
Gladys Mouton Cooper

children:
Joli Cooper

Patrick Cooper

Shawn Cooper