Oren S. Copeland
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Oren S. Copeland
Oren S. Copeland
Oren S. Copeland (Nebraska Congressman).jpg
Lincoln Star, May 5, 1937
Member of the U.S. House of Representatives
from Nebraska's 1st district

January 3, 1941 - January 3, 1943
John Hyde Sweet
Carl Curtis
Personal details
Born(1887-03-16)March 16, 1887
Huron, South Dakota
DiedApril 10, 1958(1958-04-10) (aged 71)
Lincoln, Nebraska
Political partyRepublican

Oren Sturman Copeland (March 16, 1887 - April 10, 1958) was an American Republican Party politician.

He was born on a farm near Huron, South Dakota on March 16, 1887, and moved with his parents to Pender, Nebraska in 1891. He attended the University of Nebraska-Lincoln from 1904 to 1907 and worked at a Lincoln newspaper in 1910 and a gas station in 1913.

He served as city commissioner in the department of public safety from 1935 to 1937 when he was elected mayor of Lincoln. He resigned as mayor to run for congress and was elected to the Seventy-seventh United States Congress. He was unsuccessful in being renominated and returned to the retail fuel business. He was a delegate to the 1912 Republican National Convention. He died in Lincoln on April 10, 1958, and is buried there in Wyuka Cemetery.


  1. "Copeland, Oren Sturman". The Political Graveyard. Retrieved 2006.
  2. "Copeland, Oren Sturman". Biographical Directory of the United States Congress. Retrieved 2006.
Political offices
Preceded by Mayor of Lincoln
1937 – 1940
Succeeded by
U.S. House of Representatives
Preceded by Member of the U.S. House of Representatives
from Nebraska's 1st congressional district

January 3, 1941 – January 3, 1943
Succeeded by

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