W. S. Cooper is prominent throughout Knox County as vice president of The Danville Bank. He was born in Coshocton
County, Ohio, Nov. 6, 1878, the son of F. M. and Susannah (Matheny) Cooper. The former lives retired at West Lafayette,
Ohio, and the latter is deceased. Four children were born to Mr. and Mrs. F. M. Cooper: W. S., the subject of this
sketch; Nellie, married William Spurgeon, lives at Waihonding, Ohio; Carrol, was married to Julia Geog, of Spring
Mountain, Ohio, in 1926; and Lester, was married to Stella Singer, of Waihonding, Ohio, in 1921.
W. S. Cooper attended the public schools and graduated from High School of Coshocton, Ohio, in 1896, and is a graduate
of a normal school at Roscoe, Ohio. He taught school for a period of 14 years, and since 1917 has been identified
with the Danville Bank, of which he is now vice president.
Mr. Cooper was married April 1, 1905, to Miss Sarah E. Rice, the daughter of John and Mary Rice, of Knox County.
They reside at Danville, Ohio.
History of North Central Ohio
Embracing Richland, Ashland, Wayne,
Medina, Lorin, Huron and Knox Counties
BY: William A. Duff
Historical Publishing Company
North Central Ohio Biographies
Names A to C
Names D to G
Names H to K
Names L to P
Names Q to S
Names T to Z
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