Jesse L. Cooksey

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Jesse L. Cooksey
Chairman of the South Carolina Republican Party
In office
Preceded by C. Kenneth Powell
Succeeded by Dr. George G. Graham
Personal details
Born Jesse L. Cooksey
(1932-05-23) May 23, 1932 (age 84)
Died 4/3/2016
Political party Republican
Spouse(s) Jean Cooksey

Jesse L Cooksey (Born May 23, 1932) was the chairman of the South Carolina Republican Party from 1974-1976.[1] He presided over the party during the tumultuous period of Richard Nixon's resignation and Gerald Ford's term in office.


  1. ^ "Cooksey, Jesse L. (2001)".