Cooper Family Memories

Cooper Family Title


The story of the Cooper Family and their impact on Waco is told in this section of the web portal. Included is a historical treatise on the life of Madison Cooper Jr. which details the entry of the Cooper family into the Central Texas area as well as the professional and philosophical development of the man who would create a legacy of charitable giving in memory of his parents. Also included are a series of four biographical pages of family and co-workers who knew the Coopers and Madison Jr. in particular. Through their interviews we learn more about the manner and habits of this unique personality, as well as the impact he had on Waco during his life as a leading businessman, author and philanthropist.

Madison Cooper Jr.

Martha Roane Lacy Howe

Lawrence Christian Lacy

Jesse R. Milam Jr.

Lucile Cooper Lacy Taylor