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At Large Council Member John Cooper

John Cooper

500 Church Street -Suite 440
Nashville, TN 37219

Metropolitan Council Office
One Public Square, Suite 204
P. O. Box 196300
Nashville, Tennessee 37219-6300


  • Real Estate Developer


  • Wife: Laura Fitzgerald Cooper
  • Sons: John Powell, McGavock and Crockett

Religious Affiliation

  • Christ Church Cathedral


  • BA, History – Harvard University
  • MBA – Owen School of Management at Vanderbilt University

Council Committees

  • Budget and Finance, chair
  • Parks, Library and Recreation
  • Public Works


The Cooper family supports many of Nashville's cultural institutions, including Cheekwood, the Belcourt Theater, the Nashville Public Library Foundation, and The Frist Center for the Visual Arts.


  • Swimming
  • Cycling
  • Traveling
  • Cooking with his family and friends
  • Stand-up comedy

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