Arthur W. Kopp

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Arthur W. Kopp
Member of the U.S. House of Representatives
from Wisconsin's 3rd district
In office
March 4, 1909 – March 3, 1913
Preceded byJames William Murphy
Succeeded byJohn M. Nelson
Personal details
BornFebruary 28, 1874
Bigpatch, Wisconsin
DiedJune 2, 1967(1967-06-02) (aged 93)
Platteville, Wisconsin
Political partyRepublican

Arthur William Kopp (February 28, 1874 – June 2, 1967) was a U.S. Representative from Wisconsin.

Born in Bigpatch, Wisconsin,[1] 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.[1] 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.[1] He was not a candidate for reelection to the Sixty-third Congress. After congress he resumed the practice of law.[1]

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.

He died in Platteville, Wisconsin, on June 2, 1967.[1] He was interred in Greenwood Cemetery.


  • United States Congress. "Arthur W. Kopp (id: K000313)". Biographical Directory of the United States Congress.
  1. ^ a b c d e "Former State Congressman Dies". The Daily Telegram. June 3, 1967. p. 2. Retrieved June 11, 2017 – via open access

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U.S. House of Representatives
Preceded by
James William Murphy
Member of the U.S. House of Representatives
from Wisconsin's 3rd congressional district

March 4, 1909 - March 4, 1913
Succeeded by
John M. Nelson