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Thad Cochran (Wikimedia Commons/US Senate)
Thad Cochran (Wikimedia Commons/US Senate)
Thad Cochran was a longtime senator from the state of Mississippi, serving as a Republican from 1978 until he resigned his seat in April, 2018, for health concerns. He was known as “Gentleman Thad” and “The Quiet Persuader” for his low key manner. He was the Chairman of the Appropriations Committee when Hurricane Katrina struck in 2005. He used his position to convince Congress to provide $29 billion in disaster aid for areas hit by Katrina.

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Published online on May 30, 2019 courtesy of Tributes.com
Thad Cochran was a longtime senator from the state of Mississippi, serving as a Republican from 1978 until he resigned his seat in April, 2018, for health concerns. For full obituary and coverage... Read Obituary

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