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Arthur William KOPP

(1874-1967)

KOPP, Arthur William, a Representative from Wisconsin; born in Big Patch, Grant County, Wis., February 28, 1874; attended the common schools of Grant County; was graduated from the State normal school at Platteville, Wis., in 1895; taught school for three years; was graduated from the law department of the University of Wisconsin at Madison in 1900; was admitted to the bar the same year and commenced practice in Platteville, Grant County; member of the board of aldermen of that city 1903-1904; city attorney in 1903 and 1904; district attorney of Grant County 1904-1908; elected as a Republican to the Sixty-first and Sixty-second Congresses (March 4, 1909-March 3, 1913); was not a candidate for reelection to the Sixty-third Congress; resumed the practice of law; elected circuit judge of the fifth judicial district of Wisconsin in 1942 and served until his retirement January 1, 1955; acted as reserve circuit judge after retirement, accepting occasional assignments; law consultant; died in Platteville, Wis., on June 2, 1967; interment in Greenwood Cemetery.

Source: Biographical Directory of the United States Congress, 1771-Present

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