James Cooper

James Maxwell Cooper served in Ontario provincial politics as Sudbury's Member of Provincial Parliament (MPP) from October of 1937 to June of 1943.  He was a member of the Ontario Liberal Party.

During his time in the Legislature, Cooper was one of six Northern Ontario MPP's who absented themselves from a vote to censure the Federal Government for "not prosecuting the war with sufficient diligence".

He would later invest as one of the original owners of CKSO-TV, Sudbury's first television station.