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Dr Grace Greenwood Copp Airey
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Birth: Mar. 19, 1871
Quincy
Adams County
Illinois, USA
Death: Mar. 18, 1949
Los Angeles County
California, USA

Dr. Grace Stratton Airey, one of the most prominent representatives of osteopathy in this section of the west, was born in Quincy, IL, a daughter of Captain Curtis Marvin Copp (1838 - 2/26/1906) and Harriet Blackington (1849 - 1887). She was educated in the schools of her home town and first took up the study of osteopathy in the American School of Osteopathy at Kirlsville, Missouri, from which she was graduated with the class of 1904. During the year following her graduation she was in Omaha, Nebraka, but had two sisters who were living in Salt Lake and persuaded her to open an office in this city, where she arrived in June 1905. From the beginning she enjoyed a fair measure of success which has constantly grown in volume and importance until she is today recognized as one of the most able members of her profession in the capital city. Her high profression standing is indicated inthe fact that she has twice been elected president of the State Osteopathic Association and is the legislative member for the national association. She has done everything in her power to advance the high standards of the profession and her marked ability is attested in the extensive practice now accorded her. Dr. Airey is the wife of Howard W. Airey of Salt Lake City, UT, general agent fo rthe North-western Mutal Fire Insurance Company. By a former marriage she is the mother of two sons whom she was extremely proud of:

Children: Warren William.Stratton was born at Wahoo, Nebraska January 19, 1892 and graduated from West High School of Salt Lake City and later entered teh University of Utha, from which institution he received the degree of A. B. in 1913. He won a Rhodes Scholarship and was pursuing his studies at Oxford when he was one of the American students who volunteered for service under Hoover in Belgium. He served fro some time on the commission tha thad charge of feeding the city of Antwerp. Subsequently he enlisted as a private with the Marines.

and Horace Blackinton Stratton born in Wahoo, Nebraska, may 23, 1895 and at the breaking out fo the war was in business in Ogden. He had a force of men in his employ at the time, but without any attempt to secure exemption he let his employees go, clothes his place of business and entered th service of his country. He was station at Camp Lewis, Washington, at the time the armistice was signed.

Dr. Airey is a member of the Daughters of the American Revolution and also of the Monday Night Club of Salt Lake City. She is a woman of broad culture and liberal education who has constantly added to her knowledge by broad reading, investigation and study. Her prominence as a leader in public thought and action is indicated in the fact that she has twice been called upon to represent her district in the lower house of the state legistlature. She was elected in 1917 on the progressive ticket and in 1919 on the democratic ticket. She is the author of several bills pertaining to the betterment of conditions of women and her aid and influence are constantly given along the line of welfare and social service work. She is most highly esteemed and respected wherever known and her social like her professional position is in the front rank.

Grace Married Howard W. Airey.

Grace also married James W. Stratton about 1892 wtih whom she had the afore mentioned children. Warren William Stratton and Horace Blackington Stratton.
 
 
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 Parents:
  Curtis Marvin Copp (1838 - 1907)
  Harriet Elizabeth Blackington Copp (____ - 1887)
 
 Spouse:
  Howard William Airey (1875 - 1960)*
 
 Children:
  Horace Blackinton Stratton (1895 - 1969)*
 
 Siblings:
  Arthur B Copp (____ - 1885)*
  Gloria Copp Mayne (1869 - 1951)*
  Grace Greenwood Copp Airey (1871 - 1949)
  Curtis Sherman Copp (1873 - 1946)*
  Warren Reese Copp (1875 - 1970)*
  George H Copp (1882 - 1883)*
 
*Calculated relationship
 
Note: She was cremated at her request.
 
Burial:
Forest Lawn Memorial Park (Glendale)
Glendale
Los Angeles County
California, USA
Plot: Col. of Consecration, Gardenia Terrace, Lot 0, Space 18968
 
Maintained by: Billy Barber
Originally Created by: Chris Mills
Record added: Feb 22, 2012
Find A Grave Memorial# 85335960
Dr Grace Greenwood <i>Copp</i> Airey
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Dr Grace Greenwood <i>Copp</i> Airey
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 Added: Sep. 14, 2012
 
 
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