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Theodore Copeland

Clergyman

Theodore Copeland, American clergyman.

Background

Copeland, Theodore was born on November 18, 1867 in Blountsville, Alabama, United States. Son of Silas Virgil and Mary Jane (Yeilding) Copeland.

Education

Educated Southern University, 1885-1888. Vanderbilt University, 1888-1889. Doctor of Divinity, McKendree College, Lebanon, Illinois, 1908.

Career

Ordained Methodist Episcopal Church, South, ministry, 1891. Pastor St. Paul’s Church, Birmingham, Alabama, 1902-1903, 1st Church, Grenada, Mississippi, 1903, St. Luke’s Church, Columbus, Georgia, 1904-1906, Rayene Memorial Church, New Orleans, 1906, St. Paul’s Church, St. Louis, 1907-1911, Cabanne Church, St. Louis, 1911-1915, Central Avenue Church, Hot Springs, Arkansas, 1915-1917 (built $90,000 church). Engaged in evangelistic work.

Arkansas representative in conference of the United States Food Administration, Washington, 1917. Home: Dallas, Texas Deceased.

Connections

Married Kate Phillips, July 6, 1892. Children: Theodore, David P., Mary Katherine, Ophelia, Virgil.

father:
Silas Virgil Copeland

mother:
Mary Jane (Yeilding) Copeland

spouse:
Kate Phillips

child:
Theodore Copeland

child:
David P. Copeland

child:
Mary Katherine Copeland

child:
Ophelia Copeland

child:
Virgil Copeland