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COCHRAN (Soundex C265) — See also COCH, COCHEL, COCHEMS, COCHENOUR, COCHEO, COCHEU, COCHLIN, COCHRANE, COCHRUN, COCKRAN, COCKREN, LOCHRANE, LOCHREN, LOCHRIDGE, MACEACHRAN, MCCACHRAN, SCHRANCK, SCHRANK, SCHRANTZ.

  COCHRAN: See also Warren Hendry Atherton — Robert Andrew Childs — Oliver Perry Coshow — Rufus Woodruff Fant, Jr. — Warner Munger Gelzer — James Emmett Hall — Cathy Cochran Herasimchuk — William Cochran McCauslen — Jacqueline Cochran Odlum — John Clarence Riggen — James Speed — Standish Fletcher Thompson — Robert Jarvis Cochran Walker — W. B. Whitlow
  Cochran, A. D. — of Okmulgee, Okmulgee County, Okla. Republican. Delegate to Republican National Convention from Oklahoma, 1932, 1940 (member, Committee on Rules and Order of Business). Burial location unknown.
  Cochran, A. Woodall — of Middletown, New Castle County, Del. Democrat. Member of Delaware state house of representatives from New Castle County 14th District, 1949-50. Presumed deceased. Burial location unknown.
  Cochran, Albert Leslie See Leslie A. Cochran
  Cochran, Alexander — of Vermont. Democrat. Delegate to Democratic National Convention from Vermont, 1888 (member, Credentials Committee); candidate for U.S. Representative from Vermont 2nd District, 1910. Burial location unknown.
  Cochran, Alexander Gilmore (1846-1928) — also known as Alexander G. Cochran — of Pennsylvania; St. Louis, Mo. Born in Allegheny (now part of Pittsburgh), Allegheny County, Pa., March 20, 1846. Democrat. U.S. Representative from Pennsylvania 23rd District, 1875-77; delegate to Democratic National Convention from Pennsylvania, 1876. Member, Freemasons; Scottish Rite Masons. Died, from pyelo-nephrosis, in St. Luke's Hospital, St. Louis, Mo., May 1, 1928 (age 82 years, 42 days). Interment at Bellefontaine Cemetery, St. Louis, Mo.
  Relatives: Son of John Cochran and Ann (Richardson) Cochran.
  See also congressional biography — Govtrack.us page
  Cochran, Alexander S. — of Yonkers, Westchester County, N.Y. Republican. Delegate to Republican National Convention from New York, 1912. Burial location unknown.
  Cochran, Andrew McConnell January (1854-1934) — Born in Maysville, Mason County, Ky., February 4, 1854. U.S. District Judge for the Eastern District of Kentucky, 1901-34; died in office 1934. Died June 12, 1934 (age 80 years, 128 days). Burial location unknown.
  See also federal judicial profile
  Cochran, Angie G. — Democrat. Candidate for U.S. Representative from Nevada 2nd District, 2004. Female. Still living as of 2004.
  Cochran, Archelaus M. — of Dallas, Dallas County, Tex. Republican. Postmaster at Dallas, Tex., 1879-81. Burial location unknown.
  Cochran, Buck — of Jacksonville, Duval County, Fla. Democrat. Candidate for Florida state house of representatives 24th District, 1978. Still living as of 1978.
  Cochran, Carmack — of Nashville, Davidson County, Tenn. Democrat. Secretary of Tennessee Democratic Party, 1937; member of Tennessee state senate 16th District, 1947. Presumed deceased. Burial location unknown.
  Cochran, Cathy — Republican. Judge of Texas Court of Criminal Appeals; elected 2002, 2008. Female. Still living as of 2008.
  Cochran, Charles Burnham (1770-1833) — also known as Charles Cochran — of Charleston, Charleston County, S.C. Born in Charleston, Charleston County, S.C., February, 1770. Banker; intendant of Charleston, South Carolina, 1805-06. Died in Charleston, Charleston County, S.C., August 21, 1833 (age 63 years, 0 days). Interment at Cathedral Church of St. Luke and St. Paul, Charleston, S.C.
  Relatives: Married 1790 to Harriet Rachel Thomson (1774-1824).
  See also Wikipedia article — Find-A-Grave memorial
  Cochran, Charles Fremont (1846-1906) — also known as Charles F. Cochran — of Atchison, Atchison County, Kan.; St. Joseph, Buchanan County, Mo. Born in Kirksville, Adair County, Mo., September 27, 1846. Democrat. Printer; newspaper editor; lawyer; Atchison County Prosecuting Attorney, 1880-84; member of Missouri state senate 2nd District, 1891-94; U.S. Representative from Missouri 4th District, 1897-1905. Died in St. Joseph, Buchanan County, Mo., December 19, 1906 (age 60 years, 83 days). Interment at Mt. Vernon Cemetery, Atchison, Kan.
  Relatives: Son of W. A. Cochran and Laetitia (Smith) Cochran; married, April 27, 1868, to Louise M. Webber.
  See also congressional biography — Govtrack.us page — Find-A-Grave memorial
  Cochran, Charles Malcolm, Sr. — Delegate to Delaware convention to ratify 21st amendment, 1933. Burial location unknown.
  Cochran, Chris — of Dallas, Paulding County, Ga. Democrat. Delegate to Democratic National Convention from Georgia, 1996. Still living as of 1996.
  Cochran, Clyde Brady (b. 1906) — also known as Clyde B. Cochran — of New Cumberland, Hancock County, W.Va. Born in Pittsburgh, Allegheny County, Pa., February 26, 1906. Democrat. School teacher; member of West Virginia state house of delegates from Hancock County, 1941-42; defeated, 1942. Burial location unknown.
  Relatives: Son of William Bricker Cochran and Jennie (Brady) Cochran.
  Cochran, Clyde C. — of Hillsboro, Pocahontas County, W.Va. Republican. Chair of Pocahontas County Republican Party, 1973. Still living as of 1973.
  Cochran, Dale M. — Speaker of the Iowa State House of Representatives, 1975-77. Still living as of 1977.
  Cochran, Donald — of California. American Independent candidate for U.S. Representative from California 44th District, 1994, 1996. Still living as of 1996.
  Cochran, Doris E. — of East St. Louis, St. Clair County, Ill. Democrat. Alternate delegate to Democratic National Convention from Illinois, 1960. Female. Still living as of 1960.
  Cochran, E. R. — Democrat. Delegate to Democratic National Convention from Delaware, 1888. Burial location unknown.
  Cochran, Ernest F. — of Anderson, Anderson County, S.C. Republican. Delegate to Republican National Convention from South Carolina, 1900, 1912, 1916; U.S. Attorney for South Carolina, 1906-14; U.S. Attorney for the Western District of South Carolina, 1921-23. Burial location unknown.
  Cochran, F. W. — of McConnelsville, Morgan County, Ohio. Republican. Delegate to Republican National Convention from Ohio, 1932. Burial location unknown.
  Cochran, Fannie F. — of New York. Prohibition candidate for U.S. Representative from New York 35th District, 1920. Female. Burial location unknown.
  Cochran, Frank K. — of Westmoreland County, Pa. Democrat. Chair of Westmoreland County Democratic Party, 1937. Presumed deceased. Burial location unknown.
  Cochran, G. W. — of Methuen, Essex County, Mass. Republican. Delegate to Republican National Convention from Massachusetts, 1864. Burial location unknown.
  Cochran, George — of Dell Rapids, Minnehaha County, S.Dak. Republican. Alternate delegate to Republican National Convention from South Dakota, 1900. Burial location unknown.
  Cochran, George — of Onondaga County, N.Y. Prohibition candidate for U.S. Representative from New York 29th District, 1906; Prohibition candidate for New York state assembly from Onondaga County 3rd District, 1915. Burial location unknown.
George Ira Cochran Cochran, George Ira (b. 1863) — also known as George I. Cochran — of Los Angeles, Los Angeles County, Calif. Born in Oshawa, Ontario, July 1, 1863. Republican. Lawyer; president, Pacific Mutual Life Insurance Co.; delegate to Republican National Convention from California, 1920 (member, Committee on Rules and Order of Business). Methodist. Member, Union League. Entombed at Angelus-Rosedale Cemetery, Los Angeles, Calif.
  Relatives: Son of Rev. George Cochran and Catherine Lynch (Davidson) Cochran; married, August 6, 1890, to Alice Maude McClung; married, April 3, 1907, to Isabelle May McClung.
  Image source: History of the Bench and Bar of Southern California (1909)
  Cochran, George M. — of Staunton, Va. Democrat. Member of Virginia state house of delegates, 1950. Presumed deceased. Burial location unknown.
  Cochran, George Thomas (1877-1965) — also known as George T. Cochran — of La Grande, Union County, Ore. Born November 1, 1877. Republican. Lawyer; candidate in primary for justice of Oregon state supreme court, 1938; delegate to Republican National Convention from Oregon, 1944, 1948. Member, Freemasons; Scottish Rite Masons; Order of the Eastern Star. Died January 10, 1965 (age 87 years, 70 days). Interment at Summerville Cemetery, Summerville, Ore.
  Relatives: Son of Louisa J. (Ruckman) Cochran (1845-1910) and Samuel Cochran (1846-1922).
  See also Find-A-Grave memorial
  Cochran, Gordon — of Midland, Midland County, Mich. Democrat. Delegate to Democratic National Convention from Michigan, 1988. Still living as of 1988.
  Cochran, Grace G. (1843-1931) — also known as Grace Greenwood Arnold — of Anderson Court House (now Anderson), Anderson County, S.C. Born in Greenville District (now Greenville County), S.C., March 5, 1843. Republican. Postmaster at Anderson Court House, S.C., 1881-85. Female. Died in Anderson, Anderson County, S.C., May 18, 1931 (age 88 years, 74 days). Interment at Silver Brook Cemetery, Anderson, S.C.
  Relatives: Daughter of Lawson T. Arnold (1800-1891) and Mary Woodruff (Machen) Arnold (1811-1877); married to John Robert Cochran (1842-1923); mother of John Robert Cochran, Jr.; grandmother of Rufus Woodruff Fant, Jr. (1893-1964) and John Robert Cochran III.
  Political family: Cochran-Fant family of Anderson, South Carolina.
  See also Find-A-Grave memorial
  Cochran, Gregory — Republican. Candidate for U.S. Representative from Tennessee 6th District, 1990. Still living as of 1990.
  Cochran, H. Merle See Horace Merle Cochran
  Cochran, Harry — of Steubenville, Jefferson County, Ohio. Republican. Delegate to Republican National Convention from Ohio, 1948. Presumed deceased. Burial location unknown.
  Cochran, Henry — of Selma, Dallas County, Ala. Postmaster at Selma, Ala., 1879-81. Burial location unknown.
  Cochran, Henry See James Henry Cochran
  Cochran, Henry H. — of Charleston, Charleston County, S.C. Democrat. Acting postmaster at Charleston, S.C., 1946. Presumed deceased. Burial location unknown.
  Cochran, Horace J. — of Maysville, Mason County, Ky. Republican. Delegate to Republican National Convention from Kentucky, 1900. Burial location unknown.
  Cochran, Horace Merle (1892-1973) — also known as H. Merle Cochran — of Tucson, Pima County, Ariz. Born in Crawfordsville, Montgomery County, Ind., July 6, 1892. Foreign Service officer; U.S. Vice Consul in Nogales, as of 1916; U.S. Consul in Paris, as of 1929; Basel, as of 1932; U.S. Ambassador to Indonesia, 1949-53. Died in 1973 (age about 80 years). Burial location unknown.
  See also U.S. State Dept career summary
  Cochran, J. A. — Democrat. Presidential Elector for South Carolina, 1956. Still living as of 1956.
  Cochran, J. Henry See James Henry Cochran
  Cochran, J. K. — of Pratt, Pratt County, Kan. Postmaster at Pratt, Kan., 1901. Burial location unknown.
  Cochran, J. S. — of Clay County, W.Va. Member of West Virginia state house of delegates from Clay County, 1901. Burial location unknown.
  Cochran, J. W. — of Emporium, Cameron County, Pa. Republican. Delegate to Republican National Convention from Pennsylvania, 1888. Burial location unknown.
  Cochran, Jack — of Salem, Fulton County, Ark. Democrat. Delegate to Democratic National Convention from Arkansas, 1956. Presumed deceased. Burial location unknown.
  Cochran, Jacob — of Wetzel County, W.Va. Member of West Virginia state senate 2nd District, 1885-86; member of West Virginia state house of delegates from Wetzel County, 1887-88. Burial location unknown.
  Cochran, Jacqueline See Jacqueline Cochran Odlum
  Cochran, James (c.1767-1813) — of North Carolina. Born in Person County, N.C., about 1767. Democrat. Member of North Carolina state legislature, 1800; U.S. Representative from North Carolina, 1809-13 (at-large 1809-11, 9th District 1811-13). Died in Roxboro, Person County, N.C., April 7, 1813 (age about 46 years). Interment at Leas Chapel Burial Ground, Near Roxboro, Person County, N.C.
  Relatives: Grandfather of James Cochrane Dobbin (1814-1857).
  See also congressional biography — Govtrack.us page
  Cochran, James (1769-1848) — of Oswego, Oswego County, N.Y. Born in Albany, Albany County, N.Y., February 11, 1769. Whig. U.S. Representative from New York 10th District, 1797-99; member of New York state senate Eastern District, 1813-17; postmaster at Oswego, N.Y., 1841-45. Died in Oswego, Oswego County, N.Y., November 7, 1848 (age 79 years, 270 days). Interment at Riverside Cemetery, Scriba town, Oswego County, N.Y.
  See also congressional biography — Govtrack.us page — Find-A-Grave memorial
  Cochran, James — of Meadville, Crawford County, Pa. Burgess of Meadville, Pennsylvania, 1829, 1836. Burial location unknown.
  Cochran, James — of Culpeper, Culpeper County, Va. Postmaster at Culpeper, Va., 1877. Burial location unknown.
  Cochran, James A. — of Grove City, Mercer County, Pa. Republican. Postmaster at Grove City, Pa., 1882-85. Burial location unknown.
  Cochran, James A. — Republican. Candidate for U.S. Representative from Massachusetts 10th District, 1914. Burial location unknown.
  Cochran, James B. (1901-1989) — of Detroit, Wayne County, Mich. Born in Woolwine, Patrick County, Va., February 8, 1901. Member of Michigan state house of representatives from Wayne County 1st District, 1947-48; defeated, 1940 (Democratic primary), 1942 (Democratic primary), 1944 (Democratic primary), 1948 (Republican), 1950 (Republican primary), 1954 (Democratic primary), 1960 (Democratic primary). Died in 1989 (age about 88 years). Burial location unknown.
  Cochran, James Edwin (1848-1919) — also known as James E. Cochran — of McCook, Red Willow County, Neb.; St. Anthony, Fremont County, Idaho; Port Angeles, Clallam County, Wash. Born near Hillsboro, Lee County, Iowa, May 15, 1848. Farmer; school teacher; superintendent of schools; lawyer; district judge in Nebraska, 1887-92; appointed 1887; Fremont County Prosecuting Attorney. Died in Port Angeles, Clallam County, Wash., November 17, 1919 (age 71 years, 186 days). Interment at Ocean View Cemetery, Port Angeles, Wash.
  Relatives: Son of Hugh F. Cochran and Lucy (Hammond) Cochran; married, October 11, 1877, to Mary Louise Beecher.
  Cochran, James Frank — of Tallahassee, Leon County, Fla. Democrat. Postmaster at Tallahassee, Fla., 1935-56 (acting, 1935). Presumed deceased. Burial location unknown.
  Cochran, James Henry (1845-1911) — also known as J. Henry Cochran — of Lycoming County, Pa. Born in St. Stephen, New Brunswick, January 14, 1845. Democrat. Member of Pennsylvania state senate 24th District, 1895-1910; delegate to Democratic National Convention from Pennsylvania, 1896, 1904. Died in Middlesex County, Va., December 6, 1911 (age 66 years, 326 days). Entombed in mausoleum at Wildwood Cemetery, Williamsport, Pa.
  Relatives: Son of James Cochran (1812-1879) and Mary Cochran (1816-1879); married to Avis Anne Rouse (1854-1935).
  See also Find-A-Grave memorial
  Cochran, Jessie Lee — of La Canada (now part of La Canada Flintridge), Los Angeles County, Calif. Republican. Alternate delegate to Republican National Convention from California, 1956. Female. Still living as of 1956.
  Cochran, John — of Philadelphia, Philadelphia County, Pa. Democrat. Member of Pennsylvania state senate 2nd District, 1879-82. Burial location unknown.
  Cochran, John H. — of Dallas, Dallas County, Tex. Democrat. Postmaster at Dallas, Tex., 1885-89. Burial location unknown.
  Cochran, John H. — of Sweetwater, Nolan County, Tex. Democrat. Alternate delegate to Democratic National Convention from Texas, 1912. Burial location unknown.
  Cochran, John J. — of York, York County, Pa. Whig. Postmaster at York, Pa., 1850-53. Burial location unknown.
  Cochran, John J. — of Lancaster, Lancaster County, Pa. Republican. Postmaster at Lancaster, Pa., 1861-66. Burial location unknown.
  Cochran, John Joseph (1880-1947) — also known as John J. Cochran — of St. Louis, Mo.; Webster Groves, St. Louis County, Mo. Born in Webster Groves, St. Louis County, Mo., August 11, 1880. Democrat. Lawyer; secretary to U.S. Reps. William L. Igoe and Harry B. Hawes, and to U.S. Sen. William J. Stone; U.S. Representative from Missouri, 1926-47 (11th District 1926-33, at-large 1933-35, 13th District 1935-47); delegate to Democratic National Convention from Missouri, 1928; candidate in primary for U.S. Senator from Missouri, 1934. Catholic. Member, Elks. Died, of congestive heart failure, in DePaul Hospital, St. Louis, Mo., March 6, 1947 (age 66 years, 207 days). Interment at Calvary Cemetery, St. Louis, Mo.
  Relatives: Son of James Cochran and Elizabeth (Hamilton) Cochran; married, January 11, 1912, to Jeanette Brown (died).
  Cross-reference: Frank M. Karsten
  See also congressional biography — Govtrack.us page
  Cochran, John Polk (1809-1898) — also known as John P. Cochran — of near Middletown, New Castle County, Del. Born near Middletown, New Castle County, Del., February 7, 1809. Governor of Delaware, 1875-79. Presbyterian. Died near Middletown, New Castle County, Del., December 27, 1898 (age 89 years, 323 days). Interment at Forest Cemetery, Middletown, Del.
  Cochran, John Robert, Jr. (1875-1927) — also known as John R. Cochran, Jr. — of Anderson, Anderson County, S.C. Born in Anderson, Anderson County, S.C., October 4, 1875. Republican. Postmaster at Anderson, S.C., 1898-1916, 1922-27; alternate delegate to Republican National Convention from South Carolina, 1924. Died in Anderson, Anderson County, S.C., December 26, 1927 (age 52 years, 83 days). Interment at Silver Brook Cemetery, Anderson, S.C.
  Relatives: Son of John Robert Cochran (1842-1923) and Grace G. Cochran; married to Elizabeth Chisholm; father of John Robert Cochran III (1901-1970); uncle of Rufus Woodruff Fant, Jr..
  Political family: Cochran-Fant family of Anderson, South Carolina.
  See also Find-A-Grave memorial
  Cochran, John Robert III (1901-1970) — also known as John R. Cochran III — of Anderson, Anderson County, S.C. Born December 20, 1901. Republican. Acting postmaster at Anderson, S.C., 1928; alternate delegate to Republican National Convention from South Carolina, 1928. Died in Athens, Clarke County, Ga., September 15, 1970 (age 68 years, 269 days). Interment at Silver Brook Cemetery, Anderson, S.C.
  Relatives: Son of John Robert Cochran, Jr. and Elizabeth Anderson (Chisholm) Cochran; grandson of Grace G. Cochran (1843-1931); first cousin of Rufus Woodruff Fant, Jr..
  Political family: Cochran-Fant family of Anderson, South Carolina.
  See also Find-A-Grave memorial
  Cochran, John W. — of New Castle County, Del. Republican. Candidate in primary for Delaware state house of representatives from New Castle County 6th District, 1946. Presumed deceased. Burial location unknown.
  Cochran, Joseph, Jr. — of Manchester, Hillsborough County, N.H. Candidate for mayor of Manchester, N.H., 1848. Burial location unknown.
  Cochran, Leo F. — U.S. Vice Consul in Buenos Aires, as of 1926-27. Burial location unknown.
  Cochran, Leslie A. (b. 1951) — also known as Albert Leslie Cochran — of Austin, Travis County, Tex. Born June 24, 1951. Candidate for mayor of Austin, Tex., 2000, 2001, 2003. Still living as of 2009.
  See also Wikipedia article
  Cochran, Lewis — of Sussex County, N.J. Democrat. Delegate to Democratic National Convention from New Jersey, 1880; member of New Jersey state senate from Sussex County, 1883-85. Burial location unknown.
  Cochran, Marvin — of Avon, Washington County, Miss. Republican. Alternate delegate to Republican National Convention from Mississippi, 2008. Still living as of 2008.
  Cochran, Mary — of Cadiz, Harrison County, Ohio. Democrat. Alternate delegate to Democratic National Convention from Ohio, 1924. Female. Burial location unknown.
  Cochran, Merle See Horace Merle Cochran
  Cochran, Mickey — of Washington, Beaufort County, N.C. Candidate for mayor of Washington, N.C., 2009. Still living as of 2009.
  Cochran, Negley D. — Democrat. Candidate for U.S. Representative from Ohio 9th District, 1900. Burial location unknown.
  Cochran, Nellie — of Phoenix, Maricopa County, Ariz. Republican. Alternate delegate to Republican National Convention from Arizona, 1956. Female. Still living as of 1956.
  Cochran, Nielson — of Raymond, Hinds County, Miss. Republican. Alternate delegate to Republican National Convention from Mississippi, 2008. Still living as of 2008.
  Cochran, O. W. See Owen Winn Cochran
  Cochran, Orville D. — of Nome, Nome census area, Alaska. Democrat. Mayor of Nome, Alaska, 1910-14; member of Alaska territorial senate 2nd District, 1937-48; regent, University of Alaska, 1939-48; delegate to Democratic National Convention from Alaska Territory, 1940, 1944. Burial location unknown.
  Cochran, Owen L. — of Houston, Harris County, Tex. Democrat. Postmaster at Houston, Tex., 1853-65. Burial location unknown.
  Cochran, Owen Winn (1860-1937) — also known as O. W. Cochran — of Gooch Mill, Cooper County, Mo. Born March 5, 1860. Democrat. Alternate delegate to Democratic National Convention from Missouri, 1904. Died August 29, 1937 (age 77 years, 177 days). Interment at Walnut Grove Cemetery, Boonville, Mo.
  Relatives: Son of Samuel Davis Cochran (1832-1914) and Amanda (Wheeler) Cochran (1835-1880); married to Octavia Victoria Quarles (1862-1930).
  See also Find-A-Grave memorial
  Cochran, P. B. — of Clay County, W.Va. Member of West Virginia state house of delegates from Clay County, 1877. Burial location unknown.
  Cochran, Peggy T. — of Rocky Mount, Morgan County, Mo. Democrat. Delegate to Democratic National Convention from Missouri, 2008. Female. Still living as of 2008.
  Cochran, Peter — Independent candidate for U.S. Representative from Arkansas 1st District, 1984. Still living as of 1984.
  Cochran, Peyton — of Staunton, Va. Democrat. Delegate to Democratic National Convention from Virginia, 1912. Burial location unknown.
  Cochran, Phillip — of Boulder, Boulder County, Colo. Democrat. Alternate delegate to Democratic National Convention from Colorado, 1980. Still living as of 1980.
  Cochran, R. B. — of New Mexico. Socialist. Candidate for U.S. Senator from New Mexico, 1930. Burial location unknown.
  Cochran, R. C. — of Dyersburg, Dyer County, Tenn. Republican. Alternate delegate to Republican National Convention from Tennessee, 1912. Burial location unknown.
  Cochran, R. L. — of Franklin, Venango County, Pa. Democrat. Delegate to Democratic National Convention from Pennsylvania, 1876. Burial location unknown.
  Cochran, R. M. — of California. Member of California state assembly 24th District, 1867-69. Burial location unknown.
  Cochran, R. S. — of The Plains, Fauquier County, Va. Democrat. Delegate to Democratic National Convention from Virginia, 1912. Burial location unknown.
  Cochran, Richard E. — of New Castle County, Del. Member of Delaware state house of representatives from New Castle County, 1824. Burial location unknown.
  Cochran, Rick — of West Danville, Danville, Caledonia County, Vt. Republican. Alternate delegate to Republican National Convention from Vermont, 2008. Still living as of 2008.
  Cochran, Robert — of Fayetteville, Cumberland County, N.C. Member of North Carolina house of commons, 1779-80, 1796, 1802, 1804 (Cumberland County 1779-80, Fayetteville 1796, 1802, 1804). Burial location unknown.
  Cochran, Robert — of Erie, Erie County, Pa. Democrat. Postmaster at Erie, Pa., 1833-40, 1845-49. Burial location unknown.
  Cochran, Robert — of New Castle, Lawrence County, Pa. Mayor of New Castle, Pa., 1878-81. Burial location unknown.
  Cochran, Robert B. — of New Boston, Hillsborough County, N.H. Member of New Hampshire state senate, 1854-55, 1856-57 (7th District 1854-55, 8th District 1856-57). Burial location unknown.
  Cochran, Robert K. — of Allegheny (now part of Pittsburgh), Allegheny County, Pa. Republican. Alternate delegate to Republican National Convention from Pennsylvania, 1904. Burial location unknown.
  Cochran, Robert LeRoy (1886-1963) — also known as Roy Cochran — of North Platte, Lincoln County, Neb.; Lincoln, Lancaster County, Neb. Born in Avoca, Cass County, Neb., January 28, 1886. Democrat. Civil engineer; served in the U.S. Army during World War I; Governor of Nebraska, 1935-41; candidate for U.S. Senator from Nebraska, 1940; colonel in the U.S. Army during World War II. Episcopalian. Member, Alpha Tau Omega; Freemasons; Knights Templar; Shriners; American Society of Civil Engineers. Died February 23, 1963 (age 77 years, 26 days). Interment at Lincoln Memorial Park, Lincoln, Neb.
  Relatives: Son of Charles A. Cochran and Jane (Wilkinson) Cochran; married, March 18, 1919, to Aileen Gantt.
  See also NNDB dossier
  Cochran, Roy See Robert LeRoy Cochran
  Cochran, S. W. — of Troy, Obion County, Tenn. Democrat. Delegate to Democratic National Convention from Tennessee, 1876. Burial location unknown.
  Cochran, Sam — of Park Ridge, Cook County, Ill. Village president of Park Ridge, Illinois, 1886-87. Burial location unknown.
  Cochran, Samuel — Member of Pennsylvania state senate 2nd District, 1818-21. Burial location unknown.
  Cochran, Steven — of Blacksburg, Montgomery County, Va. Democrat. Delegate to Democratic National Convention from Virginia, 2008. Still living as of 2008.
  Cochran, Stuart — of Michigan. Democrat. Candidate for Michigan state house of representatives 42nd District, 1972. Still living as of 1972.
  Cochran, T. C. — of Sheakleyville, Mercer County, Pa. Republican. Delegate to Republican National Convention from Pennsylvania, 1884. Burial location unknown.
  Cochran, T. T. (d. 1882) — of Sioux Falls, Minnehaha County, Dakota Territory (now S.Dak.). Village president of Sioux Falls, Dakota Territory, 1882; died in office 1882. Died June 20, 1882. Burial location unknown.
  Cochran, Thad See William Thad Cochran
  Cochran, Thomas — of Glasco, Ulster County, N.Y. Republican. Alternate delegate to Republican National Convention from New York, 1928. Burial location unknown.
  Cochran, Thomas Cunningham (1877-1957) — also known as Thomas C. Cochran — of Mercer, Mercer County, Pa. Born in Sandy Creek Township, Mercer County, Pa., November 30, 1877. Republican. Lawyer; Mercer County District Attorney, 1906-09; U.S. Representative from Pennsylvania, 1927-35 (28th District 1927-33, 20th District 1933-35). Presbyterian. Member, American Bar Association; Sigma Phi Epsilon. Died in Mercer, Mercer County, Pa., December 10, 1957 (age 80 years, 10 days). Interment at Mercer Citizens Cemetery, Mercer, Pa.
  Relatives: Son of Wilson Henry Cochran and Elizabeth Eve (Robinson) Cochran; married, August 15, 1906, to Olive Belle Pierson.
  See also congressional biography — Govtrack.us page
  Cochran, Thomas E. — of York, York County, Pa. Delegate to Whig National Convention from Pennsylvania, 1839; member of Pennsylvania state senate 6th District, 1839-43; Pennsylvania state auditor general, 1860-63; delegate to Republican National Convention from Pennsylvania, 1868. Burial location unknown.
  Cochran, Tom — of Marion, Crittenden County, Ky. Democrat. Delegate to Democratic National Convention from Kentucky, 1960. Still living as of 1960.
  Cochran, Tom — of Mason, Ingham County, Mich. Democrat. Member of Michigan state house of representatives 67th District; elected 2012. Still living as of 2012.
  Cochran, Underwood — of Atlantic County, N.J. Member of New Jersey state house of assembly from Atlantic County, 1918-19. Burial location unknown.
  Cochran, Varnum B. — of Michigan. Republican. Michigan superintendent of public instruction, 1881-83; appointed 1881; resigned 1883. Burial location unknown.
  Cochran, W. B. — of Highland County, Ohio. Liberty candidate for Ohio state house of representatives from Highland County, 1897. Burial location unknown.
  Cochran, W. B., Jr. — of Thomasville, Thomas County, Ga. Member of Georgia state house of representatives from Thomas County, 1947-48; member of Georgia state senate, 1950. Presumed deceased. Burial location unknown.
  Cochran, W. H. — of Centralia (now part of Wisconsin Rapids), Wood County, Wis. Postmaster at Centralia, Wis., 1901. Burial location unknown.
  Cochran, W. J. — of Sullivan, Moultrie County, Ill. Republican. Alternate delegate to Republican National Convention from Illinois, 1904. Burial location unknown.
  Cochran, Will D. — of Maysville, Mason County, Ky. Republican. Delegate to Republican National Convention from Kentucky, 1908, 1912, 1916, 1932, 1940 (alternate). Burial location unknown.
  Cochran, William B. — of Stafford, Fort Bend County, Tex. Postmaster at Stafford, Tex., 1901. Burial location unknown.
  Cochran, William B. — of Dade County, Mo. Member of Missouri state house of representatives from Dade County, 1909-10. Burial location unknown.
  Cochran, William Berry — of Thomas County, Ga. Member of Georgia state house of representatives from Thomas County, 1929-32, 1937-38. Burial location unknown.
  Cochran, William G. — of Woodlawn (now part of Aliquippa), Beaver County, Pa. Republican. Postmaster at Woodlawn, Pa., 1911-15. Burial location unknown.
  Cochran, William H. — of Brooklyn, Kings County, N.Y. Democrat. Delegate to New York state constitutional convention 2nd District, 1894. Burial location unknown.
  Cochran, William M. — of DuBois, Clearfield County, Pa. Postmaster at DuBois, Pa., 1899-1901. Burial location unknown.
  Cochran, William P., Jr. — U.S. Vice Consul in Auckland, as of 1929; U.S. Consul in Managua, as of 1943. Burial location unknown.
  Cochran, William Thad (1937-2019) — also known as Thad Cochran — of Jackson, Hinds County, Miss.; Oxford, Lafayette County, Miss. Born in Pontotoc, Pontotoc County, Miss., December 7, 1937. Republican. U.S. Representative from Mississippi 4th District, 1973-79; U.S. Senator from Mississippi, 1979-; delegate to Republican National Convention from Mississippi, 2004, 2008, 2012. Baptist. Died May 30, 2019 (age 81 years, 174 days). Burial location unknown.
  See also congressional biography — Govtrack.us page — votes in Congress from the Washington Post — NNDB dossier — Internet Movie Database profile
  Cochran, Winston — Candidate in Republican primary for Texas state house of representatives 135th District, 1992; Democratic candidate for Judge of Texas Court of Criminal Appeals, 1996 (primary), 1998. Still living as of 1998.
  Cochran, Woodall See A. Woodall Cochran


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