June 14, 1855, Clarendon, New York.

De­cem­ber 1, 1940, Buffalo, New York.

Forest Lawn Ce­me­te­ry, Buffalo, New York.

A Me­tho­dist Epis­co­pal minister, Copeland served 22 churches in western New York state over the course of 42 years. He founded five churches, four of which were in Buffalo. In 1892, he became secretary of the Methodist Union, and in 1918, Syracuse Un­i­ver­si­ty gave him an honorary STD degree. He retired in Buffalo in 1919.

  1. Christ’s Life Our Code
  2. Our Fathers’ God, to Thee We Raise

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