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Royal H. COPELAND

United States Senator

Royal H. COPELAND, United States Senator. Member of Delta Kappa Epsilon; Sons of American Revolution.

Background

COPELAND, Royal H. was born on November 7, 1868 in on farm at Dexter, Michigan, United States. Son of Roscoe P. and Frances J. (Holmes) Copeland.

Education

Michigan State Normal College. University of Michigan, Doctor of Medicine 1889. Lawrence University, M√ľnste.A.

Doctor of Laws Syracuse and Oglethorpe Universities.

Career

1908. Professor Ophthalmology. University of Michigan, 1895-1908. Dean, New York Flower Hospital Medical College, and Professor Ophthalmology.

1908-1918. Mayor, Ann Arbor, Michigan, 1901-1903, president Board Education, 1907-1908. Commissioner of Health and Pres, of Board, 1918-1923. Elected United States Senator, 1922-1928, re-elected 1928-1935.

Treasurer National Board of Control, Epworth League, Methodist Episcopal Church. Organization hospital Unit N. during World War.

Membership

Member of Delta Kappa Epsilon. Sons of American Revolution. Clubs: New York Athletic, National Democratic, Newspaper, Press, National Press (Washington).

Connections

Spouse Frances Spalding, July 15.