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Encyclopedia > Robert Archer Cooper

Robert Archer Cooper (June 12, 1874August 7, 1953) was Democratic Governor of South Carolina from January 21, 1919 to May 20, 1922. June 12 is the 163rd day of the year in the Gregorian calendar (164th in leap years), with 202 days remaining. ... 1874 (MDCCCLXXIV) was a common year starting on Thursday (see link for calendar). ... August 7 is the 219th day of the year in the Gregorian Calendar (220th in leap years), with 146 days remaining. ... 1953 (MCMLIII) was a common year starting on Thursday (link is to a full 1953 calendar). ... The Democratic Party is one of two major political parties in the United States, the other being the Republican Party. ... A list of South Carolina Governors. ... Official language(s) English Capital Charleston(1670-1789) Columbia(1790-present) Largest city Columbia Largest metro area Greenville-Spartanburg-Anderson Area  Ranked 40th  - Total 34,726 sq mi (82,965 km²)  - Width 200 miles (320 km)  - Length 260 miles (420 km)  - % water 6  - Latitude 32°430N to 35... January 21 is the 21st day of the year in the Gregorian calendar. ... 1919 (MCMXIX) was a common year starting on Wednesday (see link for calendar). ... May 20 is the 140th day of the year in the Gregorian Calendar (141st in leap years). ... 1922 (MCMXXII) was a common year starting on Sunday (see link for calendar). ...


Born in Waterloo Township, Laurens County, Cooper graduated with a law degree from Polytechnic Institute in San Germán, Puerto Rico. He was admitted to the bar in 1898 and practiced law in Laurens. In 1900, Cooper was elected to the South Carolina House of Representatives until 1904 when he was elected to be the Solicitor of the Eighth Judicial District of South Carolina. Laurens County is a county located in the state of South Carolina. ... Doctor of Laws (Latin: Legum Doctor, LL.D) is a doctorate-level academic degree in law. ... San Germán is the name of a city in south-west Puerto Rico, near Mayagüez and Cabo Rojo. ... 1898 (MDCCCXCVIII) was a common year starting on Saturday (see link for calendar) of the Gregorian calendar (or a common year starting on Monday of the 12-day-slower Julian calendar). ... Laurens is a city located in Laurens County, South Carolina. ... 1900 (MCM) was an exceptional common year starting on Monday. ... The South Carolina House of Representatives is the lower house of the South Carolina General Assembly. ... 1904 (MCMIV) was a leap year starting on a Friday (link will take you to calendar). ...


Cooper entered the gubernatorial election of 1918 and won the general election without opposition to become the 93rd governor of South Carolina. He continued the progressive policies of his predecessor, Richard Irvine Manning III, by establishing a seven month school term, mandating compulsory school attendance, expanding health care and improving the state roadways. These initiatives were paid for by stricter enforcement of existing tax laws and the revaluation of state property. The 1918 South Carolina gubernatorial election was held on November 5, 1918 to select the governor of the state of South Carolina. ... A list of South Carolina Governors. ... Richard Irvine Manning III (August 15, 1859 - September 11, 1931) was a politician from the U.S. state of South Carolina. ...


He resigned from the governorship in 1922 to accept a post to the Federal Farm Loan Board that lasted five years. After which, Cooper returned to the practice of law, but was called by President Franklin D. Roosevelt to serve as the General Counsel on the Commodity Credit Corporation. Franklin later appointed him in 1934 to be a judge on the District Court for Puerto Rico, which Cooper served on until 1947. Cooper died on August 7, 1953, and was buried at the Laurens City Cemetery in Laurens. FDR redirects here. ... 1934 (MCMXXXIV) was a common year starting on Monday (link will take you to calendar). ... The United States District Court for the District of Puerto Rico is the Federal district court whose jurisdiction is comprised of the Commonwealth of Puerto Rico. ... 1947 (MCMXLVII) was a common year starting on Wednesday (the link is to a full 1947 calendar). ... August 7 is the 219th day of the year in the Gregorian Calendar (220th in leap years), with 146 days remaining. ... 1953 (MCMLIII) was a common year starting on Thursday (link is to a full 1953 calendar). ...

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Preceded by:
Richard Irvine Manning III
Governor of South Carolina
1919 - 1922
Succeeded by:
Wilson Godfrey Harvey
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