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Cope, George M. (George Michael), 1877-1926



  • Existence: 1877 - 1926

Biographical History

George M. Cope (1877-1926) was a court reporter and clerk in Utah.

George Michael Cope was born on December 23, 1877 in Panguitch, Utah to Thomas H. Cope and Amelia J. Lloyd. He attended Brigham Young Academy in 1896 for a year, then returned to Tropic to teach at the local school. He continued his studies in Provo, Utah beginning in 1899. While at Brigham Young Academy he worked as a the school's librarian, remaining there until he completed his studies in 1905.

After graduation he worked as a court reporter in Richfield, Utah. Between 1907 and 1910 he served as a missionary for the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints in the Swiss-German Mission. After his return he continued working as a court reporter.

In 1912 he married Geneva Cox in the Salt Lake Temple, and they had eight children. After his wife Geneva's death in 1924 he remarried to Eunice A. Wilson in Manti, Utah, and they had one child.

Beginning in 1917, Cope became the clerk of the Sevier School District. He served in this position until his death on October 21, 1926 in Richfield, Utah.

Found in 1 Collection or Record:

Library monthly reports

 File — Folder 1: [Barcode: 31197231036069]
Identifier: UA 216
Scope and Contents

Summary monthly reports with lists of library books acquisitions, divided by format and subject. Reports date from between 1886 and 1901.

Dates: 1900-1901