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 Rex Orlando Copp

Rex Orlando Copp

Kansas City, Wyandotte County, Kansas, USA
Death 3 Jun 1939 (aged 36)
Kansas City, Wyandotte County, Kansas, USA
Burial Kansas City, Wyandotte County, Kansas, USA
Memorial ID 13691050 · View Source
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Age 36 years and 2 months at the time of his death.

Rex is the only son of John Jr and Eppie (Mauk) Copp. He married Berniece Davis in 1923, they have four daughters: Catherine, Rexine, Lorene and Jackie.

Rex loved to travel, he visited 44 of the 48 states in the United States, Canada and Mexico before his death in 1939. He took his growing family on many of these trips.

At one time he was the editor of the "Weekly Philatelic Gossip". He had two articles written about him in the Kansas City KANSAN and one in the Kansas City STAR newspapers. His philatelic hobby was collecting first day air mail covers. He also liked to fly and had a great friend in Doctor John Brock, who took him flying many times. Before his death he worked for the United States Post Office.

He left a legacy for his descendants in the form of a Journal of his life and three photo albums.

1930> Kansas> Wyandotte
h> Rex Copp, 26y b.KS/TN/TN, age 20
..Own, Value: 3700, Radio
..occ: Laborer/Mail Bag Depository PO
w> Berniece, 25y b.KS/KS/MO, age 19
d> Catherine, 4y b.KS/KS/KS
d> Rexine, 2y b.KS/KS/KS
residence: 1933 N 14th Street, KCK

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  • Added: 21 Mar 2006
  • Find A Grave Memorial 13691050
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  • Find A Grave, database and images ( : accessed ), memorial page for Rex Orlando Copp (3 Apr 1903–3 Jun 1939), Find A Grave Memorial no. 13691050, citing Mount Hope Cemetery, Kansas City, Wyandotte County, Kansas, USA ; Maintained by SMG (contributor 46828829) .