Memorable Manitobans: David M. Copp (c1896-1984)

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David M. Copp
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Jeweller.

Born in Russia around 1896, he came to Canada as a small boy. In February 1915, he joined his brother-in-law Edward Mitchell in the jewellery business. Their Mitchell-Copp Jewellers became the largest independent jewellery store in Canada. He died at Winnipeg on 26 January 1984 and was buried in the Shaarey Zedek Cemetery.

See also:

Historic Sites of Manitoba: Mitchell-Copp Building (315 Portage Avenue, Winnipeg)

Historic Sites of Manitoba: Enderton Building / Mitchell-Copp Building (334 Portage Avenue, Winnipeg)

Sources:

“Builders of Greater Winnipeg,” Winnipeg Tribune, 18 June 1931, page 33.

Obituary, Winnipeg Free Press, 28 January 1984, page 60.

This page was prepared by Gordon Goldsborough.

Page revised: 12 February 2023

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