July 12, 1902, Dayton, Ohio.

September 21, 1993, Penney Farms, Florida.

The son of missionaries, Cober grew up in Puerto Rico. He attended Bucknell University and Colgate Rochester Divinity School, and was pastor of the First Baptist Church, Canandaigua, New York; and the Lafayette Avenue Baptist Church, Buffalo, New York. He served the American Baptist state conventions in New York, Rhode Island and Connecticut, and was executive director of the Division of Christian Education for the American Baptist Convention (1953–70). He retired to Penney Farms, Florida. His works include:

  1. Renew Thy Church, Her Ministries Restore, 1960