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Howard E. Copeland

Member From: 1980 - 1995

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  • Birth Date: January 23, 1944 Birth Place:Norfolk, VA
  • Death Date: April 11, 2019
  • Gender: Male Race: Caucasian
  • Spouse: Marylin Tabel Copeland
  • Children: Two sons
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  • Education: Maury High School Wheaton College, IL Columbia University, NY (B.S.) University of Virginia School of Law (J.D., 1973)
  • Military Service: USCG (Lieutenant, Junior Grade, 1967-70, Vietnam) USCGR (Captain 1970ó)
  • Occupation/Profession: Attorney
  • Memberships/Affiliations: Trinity Lutheran Church, Norfolk Mental Health and Mental Retardation Services Board, Mental Health Association in South Hampton Roads (advisory board), Ocean View Beach Kiwanis Scottish Rite, 32∞, Mason Khedive Temple Shrine, Tidewater Community College, Early Childhood Instruction Advisory Board, Reserve Officers Association, Coast Guard Affairs Committee (national chairman, 1991-92), American Legion Veterans of Foreign Wars, Military Order of the World Wars (Chapter Commander, 1983-85), Fleet Reserve Association Norfolk, Moose Lodge Sunrise Optimist
  • Awards: Norfolk Jaycees, Outstanding Young Man (1975) Outstanding Young Men of America (1977) Virginia Jaycees, Outstanding Young Men of Virginia (one of five, 1978)
Session District District Number Party Leadership Committees
1980 City of Norfolk 39 Democrat Claims
Conservation and Natural Resources
Education
1981 City of Norfolk 39 Democrat Claims
Conservation and Natural Resources
Education
1983 City of Norfolk (part) 87 Democrat Conservation and Natural Resources
Counties Cities and Towns
Mining and Mineral Resources
1984 Cities of Norfolk (part) 87 Democrat Chesapeake and Its Tributaries
Conservation and Natural Resources
Counties Cities and Towns
Mining and Mineral Resources
1985 Cities of Norfolk (part) 87 Democrat Chesapeake and Its Tributaries
Conservation and Natural Resources
Counties Cities and Towns
Mining and Mineral Resources
1986 City of Norfolk (part) 87 Democrat Chesapeake and Its Tributaries
Counties Cities and Towns
Finance
Mining and Mineral Resources
1987 City of Norfolk (part) 87 Democrat Chesapeake and Its Tributaries
Counties Cities and Towns
Finance
Mining and Mineral Resources
1988 Citiy of Norfolk (part) 87 Democrat Chesapeake and Its Tributaries
Counties Cities and Towns
Finance
Mining and Mineral Resources
1989 City of Norfolk (part) 87 Democrat Chesapeake and Its Tributaries
Counties Cities and Towns
Finance
Mining and Mineral Resources
1990 City of Norfolk (part) 87 Democrat Chesapeake and Its Tributaries
Counties Cities and Towns
Finance
Mining and Mineral Resources
1991 City of Norfolk (part) 87 Democrat Chesapeake and Its Tributaries
Counties Cities and Towns
Finance
Mining and Mineral Resources
1992 Cities of Norfolk (part), and Virginia Beach (part) 87 Democrat Chesapeake and Its Tributaries
Counties Cities and Towns
Finance
Mining and Mineral Resources
1993 Cities of Norfolk (part), and Virginia Beach (part) 87 Democrat Chesapeake and Its Tributaries
Counties Cities and Towns
Finance
Mining and Mineral Resources
1994 Cities of Norfolk (part) and Virginia Beach (part) 87 Democrat Chesapeake and Its Tributaries (Chair)
Counties Cities and Towns
Courts of Justice
Finance
1995 Cities of Norfolk (part) and Virginia Beach (part) 87 Democrat Chesapeake and Its Tributaries (Chair)
Counties Cities and Towns
Courts of Justice
Finance

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