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Thomas Cunningham COCHRAN, American Congressman.


COCHRAN, Thomas Cunningham was born on November 30, 1877 in Sheakleyville, Mercer Company.


Mercer High School, 1896. Westminster College, Bachelor of Arts (summa cum laude), 1901. Studied law in office of his father.


Three sons, two daughters. Taught Greek and Constitutional Law, Mercer Academy, 1902. Admitted to bar in 1903.

District Attorney, Mercer Company, 1906-1909. Successively admitted to practice before Supreme Court of Pennsylvania, United States District Court, and Circuit Court of the United States Elected to 70 Congress, re-elected to 71 Congress. Republican.


Spouse Olive Belle Pierson, 1906.