DEATH LIST OF A DAY. Gen. John Cochrane. Gen. John Cochrane, who died at his home, 7 East Sixty-second Street, Monday even- ing, was born in Palatine, Montgomery County, N.Y., Aug. 27, 1813. His grand- father, for whom he was named, served as surgeon in the British service during the French and Indian war, which began in 1755, and in 1776 he volunteered in the hos- pital department of the Revolutionary Army, becoming Surgeon General and Di- rector General of Hospitals. He married Gertrude, a sister of Gen. Philip Schuyler. Gen. Cochrane studied at Union College first, but went to Hamilton, where he was graduated in 1831. Choosing law as his pro- fession, he was admitted to the bar in 1834. He practiced at Oswego and Schenectady for a time, and then came to New York City, where he became active in politics as a Democratic partisan. In 1852 he stumped for Franklin Pierce, and made a reputation as an orator. For his services in that cam- paign President Pierce appointed him Sur- veyor of the port in 1853, an office he filled to 1857, when he was elected to congress. He was a representative from this city un- til 1861. On July 4, 1858, Gen. Cochrane had the honor of being deputed by the Common Council of New York City to es- cort to Richmond, Va., the remains of James Monroe, which had been buried here since his death, in 1830. When the war of secession was begun, in 1861, Gen. Cochrane took a firm stand for the Union. In June, 1861, he was commis- sioned Colonel of the First United States Chasseurs, which he commanded at Fair Oaks, Malvern Hill, and other battles of the Peninsular campaign. He was made Brigadier General of Volunteers in July, 1862, and assigned to command a brigade in Couch's division of the Army of the Po- tomac. He was with the reserve at the battle of Antietam, but took an active part in pursuit of the retreating enemy. He resigned his commission in February, 1863, in consequence of physical disability. In 1864 Gen. Cochrane was nominated by the Independent Republican Convention at Cleveland for Vice President of the ticket with Gen. John C. Fremont for President, but he withdrew from that movement in order to insure Lincoln's re-election. In 1863 he was elected Attorney General of this State as a war Democrat. In 1869 he was offered the mission to Paraguay and Uraguay, which he declines. In 1872 he took an active part in the fight against Gen. Grant's re-election to the Presidency. He was a delegate to the Liberal Republic- an Convention at Cincinnati, and was an earnest advocate of Horace Greeley's nomi- nation. In 1872, and again in 1873, having returned to Tammany and become a Sachem, he was elected to the Common Council of New York City, and was its President. In 1872 he was acting mayor during the temporary retirement of Mayor Hall owing to the Tweed Ring disclosures. He was appointed a Police Justice by Mayor Grant, the last public office he held. He did not care for this place, however, and resigned it after a short tenure. Gen. Cochrane was a member of the So- ciety of the Cincinnati, the Loyal Legion, and the Sons of the Revolution. He was unmarried. Funeral services will be held at the house at 3 P.M. to-day. The burial will be at Albany.