Thad Cochran Biography | Inspiration Quotes | Motivation Quotations
Thad Cochran’s Biography:
William Thad Cochran was born on December 7, 1937 in Pontotoc, Mississippi, United States. Thad is an American Republican politician. In 1978, he was elected first to the senate and chairmen of the Senate Appropriations committee. Thad Cochran was also elected as Senate in 2005. He chaired the Senate Agriculture Committee in 2003. On November 4, 2014, he won the general election. Thad Cochran is currently serving as the senior United States Senator from Mississippi.
Early Life And Career Life:
Thad’s mother is Emma Grace, a teacher and his father is William Holmes Cochran, a school principal. In 1959 Cochran received Bachelor of Arts degree with a major in psychology and minor in political science from the University of Mississippi and he received a Juris Doctor degree from the University of Mississippi Law School in 1965. He took admission into the Phi Kappa Alpha Fraternity and joined the cheerleading squad. During summers, he worked as a lifeguard at Livingston Lake in Jackson and he was elected to the Phi Kappa Phi honor society. He won the Frederick Hamel Memorial Award in law school and also served on the editorial board of the Mississippi Law Journal. Thad Cochran married Rose Clayton in 1964. They had two children. Rose Clayton died in 2014. Later Cochran married Kay Webber on May 23, 2015.Before 1967 Thad grew up as a Democrat and after 1967 he became a Republican. In 1968 he served as head of Richard Nixon’s Mississippi campaign.
Thad Cochran Motivation Quotations:
“We have an opportunity, but we have an obligation to senior citizens and to the younger people who are entering the workforce today to help ensure that they are going to be able to trust the government to have a workable program that benefits them as well.”
“Scientific research and other studies have demonstrated that arts education can enhance American students' math and language skills and improve test scores which in turn increase chances of higher education and good jobs in the future.”
“We are a better Nation and the world is a safer place because of Ronald Reagan.”
“Well, I think the president is going to do well in terms of his influence for positive change here in the Congress, making sure that we don't overspend, making sure that we spend for only those programs that are justified.”
“We have to make sure that we are a force for peace and stability in the world, and that we're prepared to defend freedom and the security of the American people.”
“Well, I'm not saying that we're solving every problem or arresting every person that ought to be arrested and deported, but we're doing a better job than has been done in the past.”
“I think in national security, the war in Iraq is troublesome and a difficult challenge, but our troops and the military leaders we have are managing that situation, although it continues to be very risky and very dangerous.”
“What President Bush has done speaks more than words about his feeling of compassion and commitment to people.”
“Well, I think the president has clearly submitted us a tight budget, but it's what's called for if we're going to get spending under control and keep the economy moving in the right direction, with economic growth and job creation activity.”