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Royal Samuel Copeland
Birth: Nov. 7, 1868
Dexter
Washtenaw County
Michigan, USA
Death: Jun. 17, 1938, USA

U.S. Senator. He graduated from the medical department of the University of Michigan in 1889, took postgraduate courses in Europe, was head surgeon at the University of Michigan Hospital (1889-90) and practiced medicine in Bay City, Michigan, (1890-95). He was a professor at the medical department of the University of Michigan (1895-1908), Mayor of Ann Arbor, Michigan, (1901-03), president of the park board (1905-06), president of the Ann Arbor board of education (1907-08) and a member of the Michigan State tuberculosis board of trustees, (1900-08), Moving to New York, he was dean of the New York Flower Hospital and Medical College, (1908-18), a member of the United States pension examining board in 1917, commissioner of public health and president of the New York Board of Health, (1918-23). In 1923, he was elected as a Democrat to the United States Senate and served until his death at age 69 in Washington, D.C. (bio by: John "J-Cat" Griffith) 
 
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 Parents:
  Roscoe Pulaski Copeland (1838 - 1933)
  Frances J. Holmes Copeland (1843 - 1925)
 
 Spouses:
  Mary Depriest Ryan Copeland (1868 - 1948)
  Frances Spalding Copeland (1884 - 1943)
 
 Sibling:
  Cornelia Alice Copeland (1864 - 1956)*
  Royal Samuel Copeland (1868 - 1938)
 
*Calculated relationship
 
Burial:
Mahwah Cemetery
Mahwah
Bergen County
New Jersey, USA
 
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Originally Created by: Rich H.
Record added: Sep 15, 2001
Find A Grave Memorial# 5768412
Royal Samuel Copeland
Added by: John "J-Cat" Griffith
 
Royal Samuel Copeland
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Royal Samuel Copeland
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- R I P
 Added: Nov. 7, 2014
Royal is an 8th generation descendant of Lawrence Copeland
- CopelandFamilyDescendants
 Added: Aug. 11, 2014

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 Added: Jul. 11, 2013
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