Frank Cooper (judge)

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Frank Cooper
Judge Frank Cooper circa 1920.jpg
Frank Cooper circa 1920
Senior Judge of the United States District Court for the Northern District of New York
In office
September 30, 1941 – July 16, 1946
Judge of the United States District Court for the Northern District of New York
In office
June 3, 1920 – September 30, 1941
Appointed byWoodrow Wilson
Preceded bySeat established by 40 Stat. 1156
Succeeded byStephen W. Brennan
Personal details
Born
Frank Cooper

(1869-10-01)October 1, 1869
Glenville, New York
DiedJuly 16, 1946(1946-07-16) (aged 76)
Albany, New York
EducationUnion College (A.B., A.M.)
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Frank Cooper (October 1, 1869 – July 16, 1946) was a United States District Judge of the United States District Court for the Northern District of New York.

Education and career[edit]

Born in Glenville, New York, Cooper received an Artium Baccalaureus degree from Union College in 1893, and read law in 1895. He received an Artium Magister degree from Union College in 1896, and was in private practice of law in Schenectady, New York from 1895 to 1920. He served as corporation counsel for Schenectady from 1910 to 1913, in 1916, in 1917, and in 1920.[1]

Federal judicial service[edit]

Cooper was nominated by President Woodrow Wilson on April 29, 1920, to the United States District Court for the Northern District of New York, to a new seat created by 40 Stat. 1156. He was confirmed by the United States Senate on June 3, 1920, and received his commission the same day. He assumed senior status on September 30, 1941. His service was terminated on July 16, 1946, due to his death in Albany, New York.[1]

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Sourcess[edit]

Legal offices
Preceded by
Seat established by 40 Stat. 1156
Judge of the United States District Court for the Northern District of New York
1920–1941
Succeeded by
Stephen W. Brennan