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Memorable Manitobans: David Coppleman (c1936-2002)

Lawyer, judge.

He practiced law at Russell, Manitoba until 1989. In October 1975, he was appointed a judge in the Provincial Court, serving part-time until 1989, when he became full-time. He moved to the Brandon court in 1990. He died of cancer at Brandon on 8 September 2002.


“Judge passes away”, Brandon Sun, 9 September 2002, page 18.

“Coppleman remembered as good friend, fine judge”, Brandon Sun, 12 September 2002, page 23.

This page was prepared by Gordon Goldsborough.

Page revised: 21 May 2012

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