Party affiliation: Democrat
Howard E. Copeland, American lawyer. Member Virginia House of Delegates 87th District, Norfolk, 1980-1981, 83—. Served to commander United States Coast Guard Reserve, since 1966. Member Virginia Bar Association, Junior Chamber of Commerce (named one of Outstanind Young Men of America 1978). Lodges: Optomists, Masons.
- Special assistant attorney general Virginia Attorney General' General’ s Office, Richmond, 1973-1975. Sole practice Norfolk, Virginia, since 1975.