Cooper, William Hawes
Cooper, William Hawes an English Congregational minister, was born in the city of Bath in 1798. He studied at Trinity College, Dublin, and entered Hoxton Academy to prepare for the ministry in 1816. In 1819 he commenced his labors in a temporary place in Dublin, and soon succeeded in building up a new Congregational Church in. that city. He was for some years the resident tutor of the theological seminary of the Irish Evangelical Society, and the secretary of the Congregational Union in Ireland. He endured many and sore trials; was in labors most abundant; refused offers of augmented income to allure him from his chosen duties. He was a warm and generous friend, an affectionate parent, an able tutor and preacher, but troubled occasionally with an infirmity of temper. He died at Manor Street, Dublin, March 1, 1847.