Robert E. Cooper, Sr.

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Robert E. Cooper, Sr.
Justice on the Tennessee Supreme Court
In office
1974–1990
Personal details
Born (1920-10-14)October 14, 1920
Chattanooga, Tennessee, U.S.
Died July 11, 2016(2016-07-11) (aged 95)
Chattanooga, Tennessee, U.S.
Spouse(s) Catherine Kelly Cooper[1]

Robert E. Cooper, Sr. (October 14, 1920 – July 11, 2016) was an American judge. He was a justice on the Tennessee Supreme Court from 1974 until his retirement in 1990. Cooper was born in Chattanooga, Tennessee. He was a former chairman of the Tennessee Judicial Council. He has served on the Sixth Judicial Circuit (1953–1960) and Tennessee Court of Appeals (1960–1974).[2]

Cooper, Sr. died in Chattanooga, Tennessee on July 11, 2016, aged 95.[3]

References[change | change source]

  1. "Chattanoogan: Former Baylor Student Cooper Is State's Luckiest Lawyer - 11/12/2006 - Chattanoogan.com". chattanoogan.com. Retrieved 2014-10-31. 
  2. Ely, J.W.; Brown, T. (2002). A History of the Tennessee Supreme Court. University of Tennessee Press. p. 277. ISBN 9781572331785. Retrieved 2014-10-31. 
  3. Chattanoogan Staff, "Judge Robert E. Cooper, Chattanoogan Who Served Long Tenure On The Tennessee Supreme Court, Dies At 95," Chattanoogan.com, Chattanooga, TN, accessed Monday, July 11, 2016. [1]