Rep. Nathan Cooper

93rd General Assembly


Rep. Nathan Cooper, a Republican, represents Cape Girardeau County (District 158) in the Missouri House of Representatives. Elected to the House in 2004, Rep. Cooper is an attorney, licensed to practice in Missouri, Illinois and the District of Columbia.


In addition to his legislative duties Rep. Cooper is a member of the National Rifle Association, Cape Girardeau Chamber of Commerce, Missouri Farm Bureau, Missouri Bar Association, National Federation of Independent Business and the Pachyderm Club. He is on the Board of Directors for Habitat for Humanity and the Southeast Missouri Alumni Council. Representative Cooper serves on the Republican Central Committee, Southeast Missouri Arts Council, and Optimist Club. Representative Cooper attends the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter Day Saints in Cape Girardeau.


Rep. Cooper was awarded the �Defender of Freedom Award� by the Discussion Clubs.


A 1992 graduate of Valley R-6 High School in Caledonia, Mo, Rep. Cooper received a Bachelor of Science Degree in Criminal Justice from Southwest Missouri State University in 1996 and his Law Degree from the Saint Louis University School of Law in 1999.


Rep. Cooper was born on September 28, 1973 in Potosi, Missouri.