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Cooper, William Bryant , 1867-1959



  • Existence: 1867 - 1959


William Bryant Cooper was the 14th Lieutenant Governor of North Carolina from 1921-1925 serving under Governor Cameron Morrison. Cooper became a prominent banker and businessman in New Hanover county, serving as president of the Wilmington Chamber of Commerce.

Found in 1 Collection or Record:

Gore Cooper Family Papers

Identifier: SC-MS-005
Scope and Contents

This collection contains photocopies of some of William Bryant Cooper’s public papers. Included is a statement of his campaign expenses in 1920 and a letter and accompanying voucher for $6.00 for Cooper’s last day of service as President of the North Carolina State Senate Session of 1925. Cooper, a Democrat from New Hanover County, served as Lieutenant Governor of North Carolina from 1921-1925. As such, he presided over the State Senate for the two regular and two special sessions.

Dates: 1895-1925 (photocopies)