01/18/1821 - 07/26/1863

COCHRAN, Theodore Denny, a Representative from Lancaster County; born, January 18, 1821 in New Castle, New Castle County, De.; lieutenant, United States Army (1847-1848, Mexican-American War); captain, Company H, 16th Regiment, Pennsylvania Volunteer Infantry (1861, Civil War); captain, 15th United States Infantry Regiment, United States Army (1861-1862, Civil War); printer; editor, Lancaster Old Guard (1840); elected as a Whig to the Pennsylvania House of Representatives in 1844 and 1845; not a candidate for reelection to the House (1846); elected, executive committee, Columbia, Pa. (1850); member, Laurel Fire Company; editor, York Republican; died, July 26, 1863 in York, York County, Pennsylvania.

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