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Board of General Appraisers: Cooper, Samuel Bronson

Born May 30, 1850, in Caldwell County, KY
Died August 21, 1918, in New York, NY

Federal Judicial Service:
Member, Board of General Appraisers
Nominated by William H. Taft on May 16, 1910, to a seat vacated by Marion De Vries. Confirmed by the Senate on May 24, 1910, and received commission on May 26, 1910. Service terminated on August 21, 1918, due to death.

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Professional Career:
Private practice, Woodville, Texas, 1872-1885
Prosecutor, Tyler County, Texas, 1876-1880
State senator, Texas, 1881-1885
Collector of internal revenue, Galveston, Texas, 1885-1887
U.S. representative from Texas, 1893-1905, 1907-1909