in American National Biography Online
January 1999; p ublished online February 2000 .
Reference Entry. Subjects: Science and Mathematics; Education; Medicinal Chemistry; Law; Criminology and Criminal Justice. 1806 words.
Cooper, Thomas (22 October 1759–11 May 1839), lawyer, chemist, and educator, was born in London, England, the son of Thomas Cooper, a relatively wealthy landowner. The name of his mother is...