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Thomas Peyton Cooper
Full Name: Thomas Peyton "Tom" Cooper, Jr.
Date of birth: September 29, 1906
Date of death: January 17, 1962

Terms of Service top
Chamber District Dates of Service Legislatures Party City/County Note Counties in District
H 32 Jan 8, 1935 - Jan 12, 1937 44th   Democrat Lindale / Smith   Smith
Biographical Notes and Resources top
Resolutions and Journal entries
  • 57th Legislature, 3rd C.S., HSR 165. Resolutions - Memorial.
  • Military Service Notes
  • United States Army, World War II and Korean War. United States Army Reserve, Lieutenant Colonel. "He served as mayor of Lindale for four years and when the Nation needed his services in Its military force during war time he was quick to turn his energies in this direction. A veteran of World War II and the Korean War, he served eleven years in the Army Signal Corps, four years of which were in the European theater. He became a Signal Corps procurement officer when he returned to inactive duty. He had been recently promoted to the rank of lieutenant colonel in the Army Reserve." 57th Legislature, 3rd C.S., HSR 165. Resolutions - Memorial.
  • Other Resources
  • Thomas Peyton Cooper, birth date 9/29/1906 in Colorado City, Texas; death date 1/17/1962 in Tyler, Texas. FamilySearch Texas Deaths, 1890-1976.
  • Photographs
  • Photograph. Tom Cooper, 44th Legislature, State Preservation Board
  • Composite Photographs on Display in the Capitol
  • 44th session composite photo of House members (3rd floor back hall, east wall. 3W.C1). State Preservation Board.
  • Committee Informationtop
    44th R.S. - 1935
    Filing Equipment for Members of the House, Special  
    Judicial Districts  
    Municipal and Private Corporations  
    Oil, Gas and Mining  
    Teachings of Communism in State Institutions of Higher Learning, Special  

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