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George Adams Kopp

George Adams Kopp, American educator. Member National Society for Crippled Children and Adults, Inc., National Association Teachers Speech, American Speech and Hearing Association (secretary, treasurer, president), Michigan Speech Correction Association, Speech Association American, Sigma Xi, Tau Kappa Alpha, Pi Kappa Delta, Delta Sigma Rho, Theta Alpha Phi.

Background

  • Kopp, George Adams was born on February 7, 1900 in Montgomery City, Missouri, United States. Son of Philip R. and Mary E. (Smith) Kopp.

  • Education

    • Bachelor of Arts, Monmouth College 1926, Master of Sciences, University Wisconsin, 1930, Doctor of Philosophy., 1933.

    Career

    • ; children—Joseph Blair, Kathleen Louise, Doris Helen. Married second Harriet C. Green, June 19, 1948. Chairman speech department Jamestown (North Dakota) College, 1926-1928.

      Instructor, later assistant professor of University Wisconsin, 1928-1936. Associate professor Columbia (on leave Bell Telephone Laboratory, 1943-1946), 1939-1946. Associate professor speech University of Michigan, 1946-1948.

      Assistant professor Wayne U., Detroit, 1936-1939, professor speech from 1948.

    Works

    • Author: Visible Speech (with Ramakrishna Potter Birmingham Michigan.

    Membership

    Member National Society for Crippled Children and Adults, Inc., National Association Teachers Speech, American Speech and Hearing Association (secretary, treasurer, president), Michigan Speech Correction Association, Speech Association American, Sigma Xi, Tau Kappa Alpha, Pi Kappa Delta, Delta Sigma Rho, Theta Alpha Phi.

    Connections

    • Married Julia R. Ball, June 22, 1924 (divorced 1948).; married second Harriet C. Green, June 19, 1948. Children: Joseph Blair, Kathleen Louise, Doris Helen.
    • father: Philip R. Kopp
    • mother: Mary E. (Smith) Kopp
    • spouses: Julia R. Ball
    • 2d Harriet C. Green
    • children: Joseph Blair Kopp
    • Kathleen Louise Kopp
    • Doris Helen Kopp
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    Died September 14, 1968
    (aged 68)
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