Raymond Edgar Copenhaver Sr

23 August 1915–30 March 1995 (Age 79)
Lancaster County, PA

The Life of Raymond Edgar

When Raymond Edgar Copenhaver Sr was born on 23 August 1915, his father, Jacob Harvey Copenhaver, was 27 and his mother, Alice L Mountz, was 25. He lived in Lebanon, Lebanon, Pennsylvania, United States in 1920. He died on 30 March 1995, at the age of 79.

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Raymond Edgar Copenhaver Sr
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World Events (8)

1916 · The First woman elected into the US Congress

Age 1

Jeannette Pickering Rankin became the first woman to hold a federal office position in the House of Representatives, and remains the only woman elected to Congress by Montana.

Age 2

U.S. intervenes in World War I, rejects membership of League of Nations.
1937 · The Neutrality Act

Age 22

The Neutrality Acts were passed in response to the growing conflicts in Europe and Asia during the time leading up to World War II. The primary purpose was so the US wouldn't engage in any more foreign conflicts. Most of the Acts were repealed in 1941 when the Japanese attacked Pearl Harbor.

Name Meaning

Probably an Americanized spelling of German Kobenhauer, an occupational name for a cooper ( see Koppenhaver ).

Dictionary of American Family Names © Patrick Hanks 2003, 2006.

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  • Raymond Copenhaver in household of Jacob H Copenhaver, "United States Census, 1920"

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