Arthur W. Kopp
Arthur W. Kopp
|Member of the U.S. House of Representatives|
from Wisconsin's 3rd district
March 4, 1909 – March 3, 1913
|Preceded by||James William Murphy|
|Succeeded by||John M. Nelson|
|Born||February 28, 1874|
|Died||June 2, 1967 (aged 93)|
Born in Bigpatch, Wisconsin, Kopp attended the common schools of Grant County, Wisconsin. He graduated from the State normal school, now the University of Wisconsin–Platteville in Platteville, Wisconsin, in 1895. He taught school for three years. He graduated from the law department of the University of Wisconsin–Madison in 1900, and was admitted to the bar the same year and commenced practice in Platteville, Grant County. He served as member of the board of aldermen in Platteville from 1903 till 1904, and was the city attorney in 1903 and 1904. He served as district attorney of Grant County from 1904 to 1908.
Kopp was elected as a Republican to the Sixty-first and Sixty-second Congresses (March 4, 1909 - March 3, 1913) representing Wisconsin's 3rd congressional district. He was not a candidate for reelection to the Sixty-third Congress. After congress he resumed the practice of law.
Kopp was elected circuit judge of the fifth judicial district of Wisconsin in 1942 and served until his retirement January 1, 1955. He was a reserve circuit judge after retirement, accepting occasional assignments. He was also a law consultant.
- United States Congress. "Arthur W. Kopp (id: K000313)". Biographical Directory of the United States Congress.
|U.S. House of Representatives|
James William Murphy
| Member of the U.S. House of Representatives
from Wisconsin's 3rd congressional district
March 4, 1909 - March 4, 1913
John M. Nelson
|61st||Senate: R. La Follette Sr. • I. Stephenson||House: H. Cooper • J. Davidson • J. Esch • W. Stafford • C. Weisse • J. Nelson • W. Cary • G. Küstermann • E. Morse • A. Kopp • I. Lenroot|
|62nd||Senate: R. La Follette Sr. • I. Stephenson||House: H. Cooper • J. Davidson • J. Esch • J. Nelson • W. Cary • E. Morse • A. Kopp • I. Lenroot • V. Berger • M. Burke • T. Konop|