John Cooper (New Jersey)

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John Cooper (February 5, 1729 – April 1, 1785) was a public official from New Jersey during the American Revolution.

Born near Woodbury in Gloucester County, New Jersey, he was a member of the Gloucester County Committee of Correspondence in 1774. He served in the Provincial Congress of New Jersey in 1775 and 1776 and served on the committee that drafted New Jersey's first constitution. He was elected to the Second Continental Congress in 1776, but did not attend. He was elected a judge in the Gloucester County courts in 1779 and served until his death.

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