A native of Michigan, Dr. Copeland was a professor at the University of Michigan from 1895 to 1908 and later dean of Flower Hospital Medical College in New York (1908-18) and city commissioner of public health (1918-22). As U.S. senator from New York (1923-38) he was active in sponsoring legislation to guarantee the purity of food and drugs.
Gift of Sydney Mayer
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