Biography of Michael Cooper
Orleans County, NY Biographies





Cooper, Michael, was born in Ireland September 3, 1839. and came to America in 1847. He learned the blacksmith trade and followed it successfully thirty five years. He has resided in Medina for over forty years. Fourteen years ago he established his present grocery business, which has grown to be one of the leading stores in Medina. Mr. Cooper has been a member of the Board of Education nine years, and trustee of the village eight years. In 1861 he married Catherine Maloney, and they have two Sons, John W., and George E. Cooper. John W. is the present clerk of the village. He was elected in March, 1892. While he has always assisted his father in the grocery business, he also conducts an electrical business. Michael Cooper is a large real estate owner in Medina. He built the Cooper block containing the Cooper hail and the postoffice building at Medina. He also built and owns the block in which he carries on his grocery business. John W. Cooper married Kate A. Sutter in 1892.

From:
Landmarks of Orleans County, New York
Edited by: Hon. Isaac C. Signor
Assisted by: H. P. Smith and others
D. Mason & Co., Publishers
Syracuse, N. Y. 1894


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