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State official

Comer Swift Coppie, American State official. Avocation: swimming. M C. Recipient Gold medal Finance Officers Association of the United States and Canada, 1978. Director, 1st vice president Homeless and Travelers Aid Agency, Albany; director Grand Control Social Superior vena cava syndrome Corporation, New York City Served with United States Navy, 1955-1957. Member Cosmos Club (Washington), University Club (Washington).

Background

Coppie, Comer Swift was born on October 19, 1932 in Washington, District of Columbia, United States. Son of John Lee and Marion (Peck) Coppie.

Education

AB, Hamilton College, 1955. Master in Public Administration, Syracuse University, 1959.

Career

Budget analyst, bureau of Budget, State Maryland, Baltimore, 1958-1962; executive director, trustee, Maryland. State Colls., Baltimore, 1963-1968; deputy budget director, Government of District of Columbia, Washington, 1968-1969; director, Office of Budget and Management Systems, Washington, 1969-1978; executive director, New York State Finance Control Board, New York City, 1978-1986; Chief Financial Officer, United States Postal Svc., Washington, 1986-1992; 1st deputy comptroller, Office of State Compt., Albany, New York, 1993-1999; retired, 1999.

Achievements

  • Avocation: swimming. M C.

Membership

Director, 1st vice president Homeless and Travelers Aid Agency, Albany. Director Grand Control Social Superior vena cava syndrome Corporation, New York City Served with United States Navy, 1955-1957. Member Cosmos Club (Washington), University Club (Washington).

Interests

  • Other Interests

    Swimming.

Connections

Married Judith Ann Wright, April 29, 1961. Children: Cynthia, Sean, Scott.

father:
John Lee Coppie

mother:
Marion (Peck) Coppie

spouse:
Judith Ann Wright

child:
Scott Coppie

child:
Cynthia Coppie

child:
Sean Coppie