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Herman Paul KOPPLEMANN

(1880-1957)

KOPPLEMANN, Herman Paul, a Representative from Connecticut; born in Odessa, Russia, May 1, 1880; immigrated to the United States in 1882 with his parents, who settled in Hartford, Conn.; attended the grade and high schools; engaged as publishers’ agent for newspapers and magazines in 1894; member of the Hartford city council 1904-1912, serving as president in 1911; served in the State senate 1917-1920; elected as a Democrat to the Seventy-third, Seventy-fourth, and Seventy-fifth Congresses (March 4, 1933-January 3, 1939); unsuccessful candidate for reelection in 1938 to the Seventy-sixth Congress; elected to the Seventy-seventh Congress (January 3, 1941-January 3, 1943); unsuccessful candidate for reelection in 1942 to the Seventy-eighth Congress; elected to the Seventy-ninth Congress (January 3, 1945-January 3, 1947); unsuccessful candidate for reelection in 1946 to the Eightieth Congress; chairman of State Water Commission and Metropolitan District Commission; died in Hartford, Conn., August 11, 1957; interment in Emanuel Cemetery, Wethersfield, Conn.

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

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