Thad Cochran’s Death – Cause and Date

Thad Cochran cause of death

Born (Birthday) December 7, 1937

Death Date May 30, 2019

Age of Death 81 years

Cause of Death Kidney Failure

Profession Politician

The politician Thad Cochran died at the age of 81. Here is all you want to know and more!

Biography - A Short Wiki

Republican politician who was elected to represent Mississippi in the U.S. Senate in 1978. He has chaired both the Senate Agriculture Committee and the Senate Appropriations Committee during his tenure.

He received a B.A. degree from the University of Mississippi, where he joined the Pi Kappa Alpha Fraternity and was on the cheerleading squad.

In 1973, he became one of the first republicans from Mississippi to be elected to the U.S. House of Representatives since reconstruction.

Personal Life

He had two children with his wife Rose, whom he was married to from 1964 until 2014. In 2015, he married Kay Webber.

He served as the head of Richard Nixon’s Mississippi campaign in 1968.

How did Thad Cochran die?

Fourteen months after his resignation from the Senate, Cochran died on May 30, 2019, in Oxford, Mississippi. The cause of death was renal failure.