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BUCHANAN--Jean Cooper, 67, retired music teacher. Memorial Monday, April 3, 11a.m. St. Paul's Church, 113 Engle St., Englewood, NJ. No flowers. Gifts Jean Buchanan Fund, c/o A & F LaGuardia HS, Box 231485, Ansonia Station, New York, NY 10023.
Seeing an opportunity to profit off widespread resentment over the tax system, he ensnared 50,000 Americans who sought to dodge the I.R.S.
Cooper fought many of the top boxers of his day but was better known for his losses than for his victories. He also fought a serious drug problem.
California’s governor may permit a DNA test pointing to Cooper’s innocence.
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Also a civil rights activist and educator, she championed African and African-American art, building a collection and then rebuilding it after a fire.
A veteran of the fight to take a Pacific atoll in World War II, he fought for the return of Marines’ remains and to restore a beach as “hallowed ground.”
Mr. Cooper’s 2007 concoction, St-Germain, was so embraced by the cocktail crowd that it became known as “bartender’s ketchup.”
Mr. Cooper, a descendant of James Fenimore Cooper, was an author, a writer for The New Yorker and the bulletin editor for the Century Association.
Ms. Cooper and her husband, Andrew Cooper, sued in the early 1960s to challenge racially gerrymandered congressional district lines, which were redrawn under court order.
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He was a recording artist and songwriter himself, but he also played pivotal roles in the careers of Bob Dylan and Janis Joplin.
A defector to the U.S., he was admired for his prowess in the Russian repertory, but his individualistic approach “was not for everyone — or for all repertoire.”
He shared the 1975 Nobel Prize in Physics for discoveries of forces that can distort the shape of an atomic nucleus, with implications for human-made nuclear fission.