Cecil Cooper

Birth Name: Cecil Celester Cooper

Place of Birth: Brenham, Washington, Texas, U.S.

Date of Birth: December 20, 1949

Ethnicity: African-American

Cecil Cooper is an American professional baseball player. He was a Major League Baseball first baseman, for the Milwaukee Brewers and Boston Red Sox, and a manager for the Houston Astros.

He is the son of Ocie Mae and Roy Cooper.

Cecil’s paternal grandfather was Samuel Lott Cooper (the son of Lott Cooper and Hannah Potts). Samuel was born in Texas.

Cecil’s paternal grandmother was named Millie Runnels Corprew. Millie was born in Texas.

Cecil’s maternal grandfather was John Clark (the son of James Edward Clark and Mary Elizabeth Roberts). James was born in North Carolina, the son of Robert Clark and Jane Jenkins. Mary was born in Choctaw, Mississippi, the daughter of Matthew Benton Roberts and Sarah D. Middleton.

Cecil’s maternal grandmother was Lucinda Anderson (the daughter of Robert Anderson and Nettie Mathis).

Source: Obituaries of Cecil’s parents – https://www.findagrave.com

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