COOPER, WILLIAM RAWORTH, a Representative from New Jersey;
born near Bridgeport, Gloucester County, N.J., February 20, 1793;
attended the local schools;
engaged in agricultural pursuits;
member of the State general assembly 1839-1841;
elected as a Democrat to the Twenty-sixth Congress (March 4, 1839-March 3, 1841);
resumed agricultural pursuits until his death near Bridgeport, N.J., on September 22, 1856;
interment in the Cooper family burying ground, near Bridgeport, N.J.