John Cochrane

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Birthday
27, 1813
Birthplace
New York
Death Date
Feb 7, 1898 (84)
Birth Sign
Virgo
Birthday
27, 1813
Birthplace
New York
Death Date
Feb 7, 1898 (84)

About

American lawyer, Union Army general and politician who was New York State Attorney General from 1864 to 1865. He was a colonel of the First United States Chasseurs at the beginning of the Civil War.

Before Fame

He studied at Union College, but then graduated from Hamilton College in 1831.

Trivia

He was nominated by the Radical Republican party run for the vice-presidency alongside John C. Fremont. However, Fremont dropped out of the race soon after.

Family Life

He was born and raised in Palatine, Montgomery County, New York.

Associated With

He and Norm Coleman both served as state's Attorney Generals.

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