George W. Coplen

7 March 1900–3 October 1953 (Age 53)
Spokane, Spokane, Washington, United States

The Life of George W.

When George W. Coplen was born on 7 March 1900, in Spokane, Spokane, Washington, United States, his father, Alonzo DeLambertine Coplen, was 37 and his mother, Margaret Strang, was 24. He married Dorothy R. Douthitt on 7 September 1922, in Seattle, King, Washington, United States. He died on 3 October 1953, in Seattle, King, Washington, United States, at the age of 53.

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George W. Coplen
Dorothy R. Douthitt
Marriage: 7 September 1922

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    Dorothy R. Douthitt


7 September 1922
Seattle, King, Washington, United States

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World Events (8)

1901 · Assassination of Mckinley

Age 1

President William McKinley was shot at the Temple of Music, in the Pan-American Exposition, while shaking hands with the public. Leon Czolgosz shot him twice in the abdomen because he thought it was his duty to do so. McKinley died after eight days of watch and care. He was the third American president to be assassinated. After his death, Congress passed legislation to officially make the Secret Service and gave them responsibility for protecting the President at all times.
1907 · Pike's Market

Age 7

Pike’s Market is one of the oldest still working farmer’s markets in the US. It is located in Seattle’s central business district, just north of Belltown , and southwest of central waterfront and Elliott Bay. One of the attractions there is the gum wall. 
1916 · The First woman elected into the US Congress

Age 16

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.

Name Meaning

See Coplin .

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

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Sources (3)

  • Baby Coplen in household of Alonzo D Coplen, "United States Census, 1900"
  • George W Coplen in household of Alonzo D Coplen, "United States Census, 1920"
  • George Coplen in household of Alonza Coplen, "United States Census, 1910"

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