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PSC former commissioner Cochran dies at 78

Nielsen Cochran, longtime public officeholder, has passed away at age 78. He was elected Jackson City Commissioner in 1977 and re-elected in 1981. He was elected Central District Public Service Commissioner in 1983, serving till 2007. Cochran’s brother, U.S. Sen. Thad Cochran, passed away in May after 40 years in the upper chamber preceded by six years in the House ...

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