Myers Young Cooper (1873 - 1958)

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Birthplace: St. Louisville, Licking, Ohio, United States
Death: Died in Hyde Park, Dutchess, New York, United States
Occupation: businessman; politician
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About Myers Young Cooper

Myers Young Cooper (November 25, 1873 – December 6, 1958) was a Republican politician from Ohio. Cooper was the 51st Governor of Ohio.

Born In St. Louisville, Ohio, the youngest of eleven children, Cooper had a public school education, and attended the National Normal University in Lebanon, Ohio for three years. In 1893, at age 20, he joined his brothers in Cincinnati in a large real-estate and homebuilding business. On December 15, 1897, he married Martha Kinney of Newport, Kentucky. His business interests also included lumber, building supplies and banking.[1] After losing in 1926, he won election to the governorship in 1928, serving from 1929-1931. He was again nominated in 1930, but lost to George White.[2]

His former home is now the grounds for Clark Montessori High School.


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November 25, 1873
St. Louisville, Licking, Ohio, United States
December 6, 1958
Age 85
Hyde Park, Dutchess, New York, United States
Cincinnati, Hamilton, Ohio, United States