Tennessee Rep. Barbara Cooper dies

By  and , Daily Memphian Updated: October 27, 2022 7:48 AM CT | Published: October 26, 2022 7:58 AM CT

State Rep. Barbara Cooper, a Memphis Democrat first elected to the General Assembly in 1996, died Tuesday, Oct. 25, at 93.

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Ian Round is The Daily Memphian’s state government reporter. He came to Tennessee from Maryland where he reported on local politics for Baltimore Brew. He earned a Master of Journalism degree from the University of Maryland in December 2019.


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