Deborah R. Cochran
|Deborah R. Cochran|
|Member of the Massachusetts House of Representatives from the 11th Norfolk District|
|Preceded by||Paul M. Goulston|
|Succeeded by||Marie-Louise Kehoe|
September 18, 1939|
New York City
|Died||October 20, 2004 (aged 65)|
|Alma mater||Wellesley College
New York University
|Occupation||Child abuse investigation coordinator
Deborah R. Cochran was an American politician who represented the 11th Norfolk District in the Massachusetts House of Representatives. She was also the Republican nominee in Massachusetts's 9th congressional district in 1982 and Massachusetts Secretary of the Commonwealth in 1986.
Cochran was born on September 18, 1939 in New York City. She attended Wellesley College, New York University, and Smith College. Prior to entering politics, Cochran worked as a child abuse investigation coordinator.
From 1979 to 1983, Cochran represented the 11th Norfolk District in the Massachusetts House of Representatives. In 1982 she ran against Joe Moakley in Massachusetts's 9th congressional district. She lost 64% to 34%.
Cochran died on October 20, 2004.
- 1979–1980 Public Officers of the Commonwealth of Massachusetts.
- "Candidates for Massachusetts Constitutional Office". The Boston Globe. November 2, 1986.
- "Candidates Get a Jump On Race". Worcester Telegram & Gazette. February 27, 1992.