"(September 11, 1821 -- July 21, 1911) Edmund Cooper was a(n) lawyer, public servant, and American politician. He was born in Franklin, Williamson County, Tennessee. He studied law and was admitted to the bar in 1841. He was a member of the state house of representatives in 1849 and 1865, presidential elector on the Constitutional Union ticket in 1860, a Union delegate to the State constitutional Convention of 1861, and was appointed by President Johnson Assistant Secretary of the Treasury November 20, 1867 through March 20,1869. Cooper was elected as a Unionist to the 39th Congress (July 24, 1866 - March 3, 1867) and was not reelected in the 40th Congress. [Source: 'Biographical Directory of the United States Congress 1774 - present', available at https://bioguideretro.congress.gov/Home/MemberDetails?memIndex=C000747]"
Tennessee Delegation - United States Fourteenth Amendment & The Civil Rights Act of 1866