Albert James Smith Copp

From Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
Jump to: navigation, search
Albert James Smith Copp
Albert James Smith Copp.jpg
Member of the Canada Parliament
for Digby
In office
1896 – 1908
Preceded by Edward Charles Bowers
Succeeded by Clarence Jameson
Personal details
Born (1866-12-19)December 19, 1866
Amherst, Nova Scotia
Died October 8, 1912(1912-10-08) (aged 45)
Nationality British subject
Political party Liberal

Albert James Smith Copp (December 19, 1866 –October 8, 1912) was a Canadian politician.[1]

Born in Amherst, Nova Scotia,[1] 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.[2] 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.[3] 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.[1]

In 1881, he married Eliza Dennison.[3]