James Fenimore Cooper
by Nate Pavlick
Sep. 15 1789- Sep. 14 1851
Hometown Hero from Cooperstown Ny
After going to boarding school he attended Yale College but ended up getting expelled because of a prank that he was accused.
Married to a decedent of a wealthy loyalists family
Founder of the Bread and Cheese Club
He created his 1st novel due to a bet that he made with his wife