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Cooper, James Fenimore

He was born James Cooper on September 15, 1789 in Burlington, New Jersey. His mother’s maiden name was Fenimore. He didn’t become James Fenimore Cooper until 1826, when he was 37 years old. He was the twelfth of thirteen children and grew up on Lake Otsego in upstate New York, in a town his father founded, […]