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Copeland, Solomon

Biography

1799–between May 1843 and July 1845. Farmer, business investor. Born in Sumner Co. (later in Overton Co.), Tennessee. Son of Stephen Copeland. Elected surveyor of Henry Co., Tennessee, 1831, 1839. Served as Henry Co. estate administrator and court commissioner. Represented Henry Co. in Tennessee state legislature, 1841–1843. Invited to run for U.S. vice presidency as JS’s running mate, 1844. Died outside of Tennessee.

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