Ex-Episcopal treasurer to appeal sentence

August 1996
Christian Century;8/14/96, Vol. 113 Issue 24, p777
Reports on the plan of Ellen Cooke, former national treasurer of the Episcopal Church, to appeal her five-year sentence for embezzling more than two million dollars from the Church. Ruling by Judge Maryann Trump Barry.


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