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Clergyman

Samuel Cooper, American clergyman. member Society for the Promotion of the Gospel; member corporation Harvard., 1767-1783.

Background

Cooper, Samuel was born on March 28, 1725 in Boston, Massachusetts, United States. Son of Review William and Judith (Sewall) Cooper.

Education

Graduated from Harvard, 1743. Doctor of Divinity, University Edinburgh (Scotland), 1767.

Career

Ordained to ministry Congregational Church, 1746. Assistant pastor Brattle Square Church, Boston, 1743-1747, pastor, 1747-1783. A leader in pre-Revolutionary agitation in Boston.

Vice president Massachusetts Academy Arts and Sciences. 1780; member Society for the Promotion of the Gospel. Member corporation Harvard., 1767-1783.

Membership

Member Society for the Promotion of the Gospel. Member corporation Harvard., 1767-1783.

Connections

Married Judith Bulfinch, 2 daus.

father:
Review William Cooper

mother:
Judith (Sewall) Cooper

spouse:
Judith Bulfinch