Author:Samuel Williams Cooper
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|Cooper was born March 5, 1860 in Philadelphia’s Germantown section, to one of the city’s colonial families. He was fifth of the eight children of Colin Campbell Cooper, MD, and Emily Williams Cooper. He was educated by his parents and private tutors until he entered the University of Pennsylvania Law School, where he graduated in 1881. He specialized in business and commercial law, and was a member of the American Anti-Imperialist League. In 1893 he married the opera singer Homie Weldon, who bore a daughter, Margaret, in 1895. After a distinguished career in law and active leadership in the city’s Lawyers Club, The Arts Club, Nameless Club, Plays and Players, and Art Alliance, Cooper died on January 13, 1939 of bronchial pneumonia, leaving behind one daughter, Margaret Homie Cooper.|
- Abuse of Police Powers, The North American Review, 1890
- The Present Legal Rights of Women (October 1890)
- The Confessions of a Society Man, 1887 anonymous publication under the pseudonym "Miss Blanche Conscience"
- Think and Thank: A Tale, 1890 story recounts a Jewish boy's victory over his classmates who harassed him in Victorian England.
- Hazard, as published in The Septameron
- His Lawyer's Bag
- Three Days: A Midsummer Love-story, 1889 short story about flirting at Narragansett Pier, illustrated by Hal Hurst and CC Cooper, Jr.
- The Nineteenth Hole, 1921
Articles in Popular Science Monthly
- The Law's Delay, as it appeared in the 1890 The American journal
- A Hardened Criminal, article that appeared in the Philadelphia Press on November 27, 1892
- Bringing the Police to Book, as published in the Philadelphia News
- Letters to Benjamin R. Tucker
- William Morris as an Exponent of Socialism, address before the Browning Society, of Philadelphia, on December 14, 1905
- Legal Correspondence Regarding Mr. Wadsworth's Arrest