Representative Jim Cooper's Biography

Biographical

Full Name: Jim Cooper
Current Office: U.S. House - District 5, Democratic
First Elected: 11/05/2002
Last Elected: 11/06/2012
Next Election: 2014
On The Ballot: Running, Democratic for U.S. House - District 5
General Nov. 4, 2014
Primary Aug. 7, 2014
Gender: Male
Family: Wife: Martha; 3 Children: Mary, Jamie, Hayes
Birth Date: 06/19/1954
Birth Place: Nashville, TN
Home City: Nashville, TN
Religion: Episcopalian
  • Astrological Sign:

    Gemini

  • Father's Name:

    Prentice Cooper

  • Father's Occupation:

    Tennessee Governor

  • Favorite Book:

    Guesstimation: Solving the World's Problems on the Back of a Napkin by: Lawrence Weinstein
    Freakonomics: A Rogue Economist Explores the Hidden Side of Everything by: Steven D. Levitt and Stephen J. Dubner
    Overtreated: Why Too Much Medicine Is Making Us Sicker and Poorer by: Shannon Brownlee
    Charlie Wilson's War: The Extraordinary Story of How the Wildest Man in Congress and a Rogue CIA Agent Changed the History of Our Times by: George Crile
    The Mystery Capital: Why Capitalism Triumphs in the West and Fails Everywhere Else by: Hernando De Soto
    Symmetry: A Journey into the Patterns of Nature by: Marcus du Sautoy
    The Wisdom of Crowds by: James Surowiecki

  • Favorite Quote:

    "History doesn't repeat itself--but it often rhymes." - Mark Twain

  • "Dum vivimus, vivamus." - Latin for, "Let us live while we live."

  • "Man's capacity for justice makes democracy possible; man's capacity for injustice makes democracy neccessary." - Reinhold Neibuhr

  • Hobbies or Special Talents:

    Spending Time with His Family, Playing/Practicing the Banjo

  • Mother's Name:

    Hortense Cooper

 

Contact Information

Campaign Email
jim@cooper4congress.com

Campaign Website
http://www.cooperforcongress.com/

Campaign Website
http://instagram.com/cooperforcongress

Campaign Website - Facebook
https://www.facebook.com/CoopforCongress

Campaign Website - Twitter
https://twitter.com/coopforcongress

Washington, D.C. Webmail
http://cooper.house.gov/contact

Washington, D.C. Website
http://cooper.house.gov/

Capitol Website - Twitter
https://twitter.com/repjimcooper

Capitol Website - YouTube
http://www.youtube.com/RepJimCooper

Capitol Website - Facebook
http://www.facebook.com/JimCooper

Campaign
Post Office Box 198497
Nashville, TN 37219-8497
Phone: 615-255-4546

Campaign
2321 Woodmont Boulevard
Nashville, TN 37215-1419

Capitol
605 Church Street
Nashville, TN 37219

Phone: 615-736-5295
Fax: 615-736-7479

Washington, D.C.
1536 Longworth House Office Building
Washington, DC 20515

Phone: 202-225-4311
Fax: 202-226-1035

Key Staff
John Spragens
Communications Director
1536 Longworth House Office Building
Washington, DC 20515-4205

Phone: 202-225-4311
Fax: 202-226-1035

Key Staff
Greg Hinote
Chief of Staff
1536 Longworth House Office Building
Washington, DC 20515-4205

Phone: 202-225-4311
Fax: 202-226-1035

Key Staff
Kimberly Truell
Scheduler
1536 Longworth House Office Building
Washington, DC 20515-4205

Phone: 202-225-4311
Fax: 202-226-1035