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Frederick Copp Nash, American lawyer Member.Rochester (Michigan) Village Council, 1953-1955, Avon-Rochester Planning Commission, 1950-1956; Served to Lieutenant United States Naval Reserve, World World War World War II; Member American Bar Association, Detroit Bar Association, State Bar Michigan, GreaterDetroit Board Commerce, Phi Beta Kappa.


Nash, Frederick Copp was born on March 19, 1908 in Media, Pennsylvania, United States. Son of Fred J. and Maebelle W. (Copp) Nash.


Bachelor of Arts, Yale University, 1930. Bachelor of Laws, University Michigan, 1933.


Associate Bodman Longley, Bogle, Middleton & Farley and successor firms, Detroit, 1933—1941. Partner firm Bodman, Longley, & Dahling, and predecessor firms, 1941—1956, since 1959. General counsel Department Commerce, 1956—1959.

Treasurer Michigan-Ohio Navigation Company, Detroit, 1954—1956. Secretary, director Detroit Lions, Inc., since 1964. Director Detroit, Toledo & Ironton ready reckoner, 1971—1980, Ann Arbor ready reckoner, 1971—1973.

Served to lieutenant United States Naval Reserve, World World War II.


  • Bar: Michigan 33.


Member Rochester Village Council, Michigan, 1953—1955, Avon-Rochester Planning Commission, 1950—1956. President-director Grand Lawn Cemetery, Detroit, 1954—1956. Board directors Oakland Citizens League, 1959—1980.

Board governors Cranbrook Schools Division Cranbrook Educational Committee, 1959—1981, governor emeritus, since 1981. Trustee, president Matilda R. Wilson Fund, since 1982. Member of American Bar Association, Greater Detroit Board Commerce, State Bar Michigan, Detroit Bar Association, Yondotega Club, Detroit Athletic, Detroit Club, Renaissance Club, Phi Beta Kappa (elder).


Married Carolyn Coffin, September 23, 1933. Children: Howard C. (deceased), Judith A., Cynthia J.

Fred J. Nash

Maebelle W. (Copp) Nash

Carolyn Coffin

Cynthia J. Nash

Howard C. Nash (deceased)

Judith A. Nash