George W. Cooper
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He served as prosecuting attorney of Columbus in 1872.
He served as mayor of Columbus in 1877. City attorney of Columbus 1879–1883.
Cooper was elected as a Democrat to the Fifty-first, Fifty-second, and Fifty-third Congresses (March 4, 1889 – March 3, 1895). He served as chairman of the Committee on Irrigation of Arid Lands (Fifty-third Congress).
He was an unsuccessful candidate for reelection in 1894 to the Fifty-fourth Congress.
He resumed the practice of law in Columbus, Indiana.
Personal and death
He died in Chicago, Illinois, November 27, 1899.
He was interred in Garland Brook Cemetery, Columbus, Indiana.
- "Kent Cooper". New World Encyclopedia. 19 June 2013. Retrieved 16 January 2017.
- United States Congress. "George W. Cooper (id: C000750)". Biographical Directory of the United States Congress.
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