Albert James Smith Copp
|Albert James Smith Copp|
|Member of the Canada Parliament
1896 – 1908
|Preceded by||Edward Charles Bowers|
|Succeeded by||Clarence Jameson|
December 19, 1866|
Amherst, Nova Scotia
|Died||October 8, 1912(aged 45)|
Born in Amherst, Nova Scotia, the son of Thomas Copp, Copp was educated in Amherst Academy, Dorchester and Sackville, New Brunswick. He was called to the Bar of Nova Scotia in 1879. Copp practised law in Digby. He was a crown prosecutor for the County of Digby from 1887 to 1910. He served as Commercial Agent for Canada in Boston in 1910. He was first elected to the Canadian House of Commons for the electoral district of Digby in the general elections of 1896. A Liberal, he was re-elected in 1900 and 1904. He was defeated in 1908.
In 1881, he married Eliza Dennison.
- Albert James Smith Copp – Parliament of Canada biography
- The Canadian Parliament; biographical sketches and photo-engravures of the senators and members of the House of Commons of Canada. Being the tenth Parliament, elected November 3, 1904
- Johnson, J.K. (1968). The Canadian Directory of Parliament 1867-1967. Public Archives of Canada.
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