R. E. Cooper San Juan County, New Mexico

R. E. Cooper, residing in Farmington, was born in Michigan in 1850 and came from Colorado to the Territory in 1901. He has been connected with the sheep industry throughout the greater part of his life, and now, in partnership with his sons, is engaged in the breeding and raising of sheep on an extensive scale, keeping only blooded stock, his specialty being French Rambouillet Merino sheep.

He is one of the leading representatives of this line of business in the San Juan valley and is meeting with success in his undertakings. Mr. Cooper was made a Mason in Milbrook Lodge No. 281, A. F. & A. M., in Graham County, Kansas.

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Source: History of New Mexico, Its Resources and People, Volume II, Pacific States Publishing Co., 1907.

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