William T. Cope
|William Taylor Cope|
|21st Ohio State Treasurer|
January 11, 1892 – January 13, 1896
|Preceded by||John C. Brown|
|Succeeded by||Samuel B. Campbell|
December 25, 1836|
Columbiana County, Ohio
|Died||November 26, 1902
|Resting place||Green Lawn Cemetery|
|Unit||143rd Ohio Infantry|
William T. Cope was born in 1836 at Columbiana County, Ohio, and in his earlier years was a coal operator or merchant. During the American Civil War he was a captain in the 143rd Volunteer Infantry. He represented his county in the Ohio House of Representatives, winning elections in 1885 and 1887 to the 67th and 68th General Assemblies.
Cope then moved to Cleveland, Ohio, where he was a wholesale coal dealer. In 1891 and again in 1893, he was elected State Treasurer. Later he worked for a bank in Columbus. He died November 26, 1902, and is interred at Green Lawn Cemetery, Columbus, Ohio
- Smith, Joseph P, ed. (1898). History of the Republican Party in Ohio. I. Chicago: the Lewis Publishing Company.
- Ohio General Assembly (1917). Manual of legislative practice in the General Assembly. State of Ohio.
John C. Brown
|Ohio State Treasurer
Samuel B. Campbell
|Ohio House of Representatives|
George W. Love
|Representative from Columbiana County
Alexander H. McCoy