COOPER, Thomas Buchecker, (1823 - 1862)


COOPER, Thomas Buchecker, a Representative from Pennsylvania; born in Coopersburg, Pa., December 29, 1823; attended the public schools and Pennsylvania College at Gettysburg; was graduated from the medical department of the University of Pennsylvania at Philadelphia in 1843 and commenced practice in Coopersburg; elected as a Democrat to the Thirty-seventh Congress and served from March 4, 1861, until his death in Coopersburg, Pa., on April 4, 1862; interment in Woodland Cemetery.