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COOLEY (Soundex C400) — See also CLOEY, COLEY, COLIE, COLLEY, COLLI, COLLIE, COLLY, COLY, COLYE, CONOLEY, COOEY, COOL, COOLEDGE, COOLEN, COOLER, COOLLEY, COONLEY, COWLEY, COYLE, CULLEY, DOOLEY, GOOLEY, HOOLEY, KEWLEY, KULIE, LOYCE, OLEY, POOLEY, SCHOOLEY, TOOLEY, WOOLEY, WOOLEYHAN, WOOLEYHAND.

  COOLEY: See also Samuel Clesson Allen — John Oscar Bell — Robert W. Bowens, Jr. — James Lane Buckley — Willard J. Chapin — Luren Dudley Dickinson — John Villiers Farwell — John Milford Goldesberry — Otto E. C. Guelich — George Hillyer — George Cooley Hopkins — Goodwin Jess Knight
  Cooley, Alford W. — of Westchester, Westchester County (now part of Bronx, Bronx County), N.Y. Member of New York state assembly from Westchester County 2nd District, 1900-01. Interment somewhere in Longmeadow, Mass.
  Cooley, Alfred S. — of Eagle, Cass County, Neb. Member of Nebraska state house of representatives, 1893-95. Burial location unknown.
  Cooley, Anthony — of Kalamazoo, Kalamazoo County, Mich. Postmaster at Kalamazoo, Mich., 1841, 1849. Burial location unknown.
  Cooley, Mrs. B. D. — of Somers, Tolland County, Conn. Democrat. Candidate for Connecticut state house of representatives from Somers, 1926. Female. Burial location unknown.
  Cooley, B. S. — of Alabama. Republican. Candidate for U.S. Representative from Alabama 7th District, 1924. Burial location unknown.
  Cooley, Basil E. — of Michigan. Democrat. Candidate for Michigan state house of representatives from Osceola District, 1950. Presumed deceased. Burial location unknown.
  Cooley, Bert D. — of Somers, Tolland County, Conn. Democrat. Candidate for Connecticut state house of representatives from Somers, 1920. Burial location unknown.
  Cooley, C. P. — of Palo Alto, Santa Clara County, Calif. Mayor of Palo Alto, Calif., 1918. Burial location unknown.
  Cooley, Carl — Socialist. Socialist Equality candidate for U.S. Representative from Maine 2nd District, 2004. Still living as of 2004.
  Cooley, Charles H. — of California. Member of California state assembly 21st District, 1877-80. Burial location unknown.
  Cooley, D. R. — of Union City, Branch County, Mich. Republican. Alternate delegate to Republican National Convention from Michigan, 1872. Burial location unknown.
  Cooley, David II — of Fairfield, Fairfield County, Conn. Member of Connecticut state house of representatives from Fairfield, 1833, 1837. Burial location unknown.
  Cooley, Dean — of Mesa, Maricopa County, Ariz. Republican. Elected Arizona state house of representatives 21st District 1998. Still living as of 1998.
  Cooley, E. E. — of Decorah, Winneshiek County, Iowa. District judge in Iowa, 1880-82, 1894 (10th District 1880-82, 13th District 1894). Burial location unknown.
  Cooley, Earl (1880-1940) — of Trinidad, Las Animas County, Colo. Born in Richmond, McHenry County, Ill., March 27, 1880. Major in the U.S. Army during World War I; Lieutenant Governor of Colorado, 1921-23. Died in Fitzsimmons General Hospital, Adams County, Colo., May 6, 1940 (age 60 years, 40 days). Burial location unknown.
  Cooley, Eldon W. — of Mesa, Maricopa County, Ariz. Mayor of Mesa, Ariz., 1972-76. Still living as of 1976.
  Cooley, Eli R. — of Racine, Racine County, Wis. Mayor of Racine, Wis., 1850. Burial location unknown.
  Cooley, Elizabeth W. — of Brocton, Edgar County, Ill. Republican. Alternate delegate to Republican National Convention from Illinois, 1928, 1932. Female. Burial location unknown.
  Cooley, Ethel H. — of Minot, Ward County, N.Dak. Republican. Delegate to Republican National Convention from North Dakota, 1956 (member, Committee on Rules and Order of Business), 1960. Female. Still living as of 1960.
  Cooley, Francis B. — of Hartford, Hartford County, Conn. Financier; member of Connecticut state senate 1st District, 1884-85. Burial location unknown.
  Cooley, Francis D. — of Wayne County, Mich. Democrat. Candidate in primary for circuit judge in Michigan 3rd Circuit, 1935. Presumed deceased. Burial location unknown.
  Cooley, Frederick (d. 1932) — of Marlborough, Hartford County, Conn. Democrat. Delegate to Connecticut state constitutional convention from Marlborough, 1902; probate judge in Connecticut, 1920. Died October 14, 1932. Burial location unknown.
  Cooley, Frederick J. — of Rockville, Vernon, Tolland County, Conn. First selectman of Vernon, Connecticut, 1911. Burial location unknown.
  Cooley, G. C. See Grover Cleveland Cooley
  Cooley, Grove B. — of Dodge County, Minn. Member of Minnesota state house of representatives District 11, 1872. Burial location unknown.
  See also Minnesota Legislator record
  Cooley, Grover Cleveland (1885-1951) — also known as G. C. Cooley — of Salem, Dent County, Mo. Born in Dent County, Mo., November 3, 1885. Democrat. Member of Missouri state house of representatives from Dent County, 1949-51; died in office 1951. Died in Dent County, Mo., October 28, 1951 (age 65 years, 359 days). Interment at Round Pond Baptist Church Cemetery, Salem, Mo.
  Presumably named for: Grover Cleveland
  Relatives: Son of John Sidney Cooley (1844-1901) and Sarah Jane (Welch) Cooley (1847-1929); married to Anna Laura Heavin (1888-1970).
  See also Find-A-Grave memorial
  Cooley, H. C. — of Michigan. Prohibition candidate for Michigan state senate 12th District, 1946, 1948. Presumed deceased. Burial location unknown.
  Cooley, H. P. — of Bon Homme, Bon Homme County, Dakota Territory (now S.Dak.). Member Dakota territorial council, 1872-73. Burial location unknown.
  Cooley, Harold Dunbar (1897-1974) — also known as Harold D. Cooley — of Nashville, Nash County, N.C. Born in Nashville, Nash County, N.C., July 26, 1897. Democrat. Served in the U.S. Navy during World War I; lawyer; Presidential Elector for North Carolina, 1932; U.S. Representative from North Carolina 4th District, 1934-67; delegate to Democratic National Convention from North Carolina, 1964. Baptist. Member, American Bar Association; American Judicature Society; Junior Order; Phi Delta Theta; Phi Delta Phi. Died of emphysema in Wilson, Wilson County, N.C., January 15, 1974 (age 76 years, 173 days). Interment at Forest Hill Cemetery, Nashville, N.C.
  Relatives: Son of Roger A. Pryor Cooley and Hattie (Davis) Cooley; married 1923 to Madeline Matilda Strickland.
  See also congressional biography — Govtrack.us page
  Cooley, Holley — of Milwaukee County, Wis. Republican. Candidate for Wisconsin state senate 9th District, 1958, 1960. Still living as of 1960.
  Cooley, Horace S. (d. 1850) — of Adams County, Ill. Secretary of state of Illinois, 1846-50; died in office 1850. Died April 2, 1850. Burial location unknown.
  Cooley, Isaac P. — of Passaic County, N.J. Member of New Jersey state house of assembly from Passaic County, 1860-61. Burial location unknown.
  Cooley, J. A. — of Minnehaha County, S.Dak. Member of South Dakota state senate 9th District, 1889-90. Burial location unknown.
  Cooley, J. H. — of Medford, Jackson County, Ore. Republican. Alternate delegate to Republican National Convention from Oregon, 1928. Burial location unknown.
J. P. Cooley Cooley, J. P. (b. 1845) — of Tabor, Bon Homme County, S.Dak. Born in Rowlandsville, Cecil County, Md., February 26, 1845. Democrat. Farmer; livestock grower; banker; member Dakota territorial council, 1872-73; member of South Dakota state senate 4th District, 1903-04, 1907-08, 1911-14. Burial location unknown.
  Image source: South Dakota Legislative Manual, 1903
  Cooley, Jabez B. — of Union County, N.J. Member of New Jersey state house of assembly from Union County, 1873. Burial location unknown.
  Cooley, James (1791-1828) — of Ohio. Born in 1791. Presidential Elector for Ohio, 1824; U.S. Charge d'Affaires to Peru, 1826-28, died in office 1828. Died in Lima, Peru, February 24, 1828 (age about 36 years). Interment at Protestant Cemetery, Isla San Lorenzo, Peru.
  See also U.S. State Dept career summary
  Cooley, James — Libertarian. Candidate for U.S. Representative from Texas 17th District, 1982. Still living as of 1982.
  Cooley, James — of Austin, Travis County, Tex. Candidate for mayor of Austin, Tex., 1994. Still living as of 1994.
  Cooley, James A. — of Kirksville, Adair County, Mo. Republican. Circuit judge in Missouri 1st Circuit, 1927-29. Burial location unknown.
  Cooley, James E. — of Stapleton, Staten Island, Richmond County, N.Y. Member of New York state senate 1st District, 1852-53. Burial location unknown.
  Cooley, Jody — Democrat. Candidate for U.S. Representative from Georgia 9th District, 2012. Still living as of 2012.
  Cooley, John M. — of Dover (now Westlake), Cuyahoga County, Ohio. Postmaster at Dover, Ohio, 1887. Burial location unknown.
  Cooley, Jonathan — of Orange County, N.Y. Member of New York state assembly from Orange County, 1796-97. Burial location unknown.
  Cooley, Marion — of Washington, Wilkes County, Ga. Democrat. Delegate to Democratic National Convention from Georgia, 1924. Female. Burial location unknown.
  Cooley, Milton Buckingham (1840-1932) — also known as Milton B. Cooley — of Waterloo, Athens County, Ohio; McArthur, Vinton County, Ohio; Athens, Athens County, Ohio; Lynn Haven, Bay County, Fla. Born in Athens, Athens County, Ohio, May 15, 1840. Served in the Union Army during the Civil War; farmer; Greenback Labor candidate for Presidential Elector for Ohio, 1884; People's candidate for Ohio state house of representatives from Hocking and Vinton counties, 1897. Died in Lynn Haven, Bay County, Fla., June 9, 1932 (age 92 years, 25 days). Interment at Lynn Haven Cemetery, Lynn Haven, Fla.
  Relatives: Son of George Washington Cooley (1811-1889) and Lorena Luzany (Stanley) Cooley (1814-1847).
  See also Find-A-Grave memorial
  Cooley, Mortimer Elwyn (b. 1855) — also known as Mortimer E. Cooley — of Ann Arbor, Washtenaw County, Mich. Born near Canandaigua, Ontario County, N.Y., March 28, 1855. Democrat. Engineer; university professor; served in the U.S. Navy during the Spanish-American War; candidate for U.S. Senator from Michigan, 1924. Member, Sigma Phi; Sigma Xi; Freemasons; American Society of Mechanical Engineers. Burial location unknown.
  Relatives: Son of Albert Blake Cooley and Achsah Bennett (Griswold) Cooley; married, December 25, 1879, to Caroline Elizabeth Mosely (1855-1932).
  Cooley, Philetus — of Granby, Hartford County, Conn. Member of Connecticut state house of representatives from Granby, 1831. Burial location unknown.
  Cooley, Richard E. — of Albuquerque, Bernalillo County, N.M. Democrat. Delegate to Democratic National Convention from New Mexico, 2008. Still living as of 2008.
  Cooley, Richard P. — Member of Missouri state senate 18th District, 1891-94. Burial location unknown.
  Cooley, Robert O. — of Rialto, San Bernardino County, Calif. Democrat. Alternate delegate to Democratic National Convention from California, 1964. Still living as of 1964.
  Cooley, Samuel L. — Republican. Delegate to Republican National Convention from Pennsylvania, 1856. Burial location unknown.
  Cooley, Theodore — of Nashville, Davidson County, Tenn. Democrat. Alternate delegate to Gold Democrat National Convention from Tennessee, 1896. Burial location unknown.
Thomas M. Cooley Cooley, Thomas McIntyre (1824-1898) — also known as Thomas M. Cooley — of Adrian, Lenawee County, Mich.; Toledo, Lucas County, Ohio; Ann Arbor, Washtenaw County, Mich. Born in Attica, Wyoming County, N.Y., January 6, 1824. Lawyer; newspaper editor; law partner of Charles M. Croswell, 1855; reporter, Michigan Supreme Court, 1857-64; law professor; justice of Michigan state supreme court, 1865-85; chief justice of Michigan state supreme court, 1868-69, 1876-77, 1884-85; member, Interstate Commerce Commission, 1887-92. Member, American Bar Association. Died in Ann Arbor, Washtenaw County, Mich., September 12, 1898 (age 74 years, 249 days). Interment at Forest Hill Cemetery, Ann Arbor, Mich.
  Relatives: Son of Thomas Cooley (1778-1847) and Rachel (Hubbard) Cooley (1790-1869); married, December 30, 1846, to Elizabeth Horton (1830-1890); father of Fanny Cooley (1857-1934; who married Alexis Caswell Angell (1857-1932)).
  Political family: Angell-Cooley family of Ann Arbor, Michigan.
  Cross-reference: Samuel W. Beakes — Consider A. Stacy
  Thomas M. Cooley Law School, in Lansing, Michigan, is named for him.
  See also Wikipedia article — Find-A-Grave memorial — Michigan Supreme Court Historical Society
  Image source: Portrait & Biographical Album of Washtenaw County (1891)
  Cooley, W. R. — of Springfield, Bon Homme County, S.Dak. Member of South Dakota state house of representatives 4th District, 1919-20. Burial location unknown.
  Cooley, Wes (1932-2015) — of Oregon. Born in Los Angeles, Los Angeles County, Calif., March 28, 1932. Republican. Member of Oregon state senate, 1992; U.S. Representative from Oregon 2nd District, 1995-97. Died in Bend, Deschutes County, Ore., February 4, 2015 (age 82 years, 313 days). Burial location unknown.
  See also congressional biography — Govtrack.us page — votes in Congress from the Washington Post
  Cooley, William — of Manchester, Hartford County, Conn. Member of Connecticut state house of representatives from Manchester, 1825, 1827, 1830, 1833. Burial location unknown.


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