WILLIAM COOPER, M. D., is a son of James and Delilah (Baker) Cooper, who were both natives of Virginia, and
pioneer settlers of Ohio. The subject of this sketch was born in Preble County, Ohio, August 21, 1839. When fifteen
years of age, his parents removed to Cass County, Ind. Mr. Cooper received a good education, and was a teacher
for nearly four years in Cass and Miami Counties. Deciding upon the medical profession as his life work, he entered
the office of his brother, Dr. John Cooper, and began the study of this most important science; under the tutelage
and instruction of his brother, he remained nearly four years. He then entered the Eclectic Medical College of
Cincinnati in 1866, and, in 1867, graduated from that institution. At Burlington, Ind., he commenced business,
and remained in active and successful practice ten years, extending his labors in the counties of Cass, Howard,
Carroll and Clinton. In 1876, Dr. Cooper removed to Kokomo, intending to retire from practice; but the eminent
reputation attained by him has forced him to continue, and he is now attending to a large and lucrative patronage.
As a physician, Dr. Cooper keeps up with the advancement of his profession; as a citizen, he is liberal minded
and public spirited; and socially is a cultivated and genial gentleman. He is a member of the A., F. & A. M.
and I. O. O. F. fraternities, and a member of the Board of Health. Dr. Cooper was united in marriage with Miss
Eliza A. Newcomb, daughter of John and Emily (Braden) Newcomb. Mrs. Cooper is a native of Ohio, born in Darke County
in 1845. By this union there are four children - Sarah F., wife of Dr. Lovell, Anna L., Armintie A. and Ronoldes
Counties of Howard and Tipton, Indiana
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Charles Blanchard, Editor
F. A. Bettey & Co.
Howard County, IN
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