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Oren S. Copeland

Oren Sturman Copeland (March 16, 1887 – April 10, 1958) was a Nebraska Republican 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.

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