Arthur Bliss Copp

Arthur Bliss Copp, PC (July 10, 1870 – December 5, 1949) was a Canadian politician.

The Hon.

Arthur Bliss Copp
Member of the Legislative Assembly of New Brunswick for Westmorland
In office
Leader of the Opposition (New Brunswick)
In office
Preceded byClifford William Robinson
Succeeded byLouis-Auguste Dugal
Member of the Canadian Parliament
for Westmorland
In office
Preceded byHenry Emmerson
Succeeded byOtto Baird Price
Senator for Westmorland, New Brunswick
In office
September 25, 1925 – December 5, 1949
Appointed byWilliam Lyon Mackenzie King
Personal details
Born(1870-07-10)July 10, 1870
Jolicure, New Brunswick, Canada
DiedDecember 5, 1949(1949-12-05) (aged 79)
Political partyLiberal
Other political
Liberal Party of New Brunswick
CabinetSecretary of State of Canada (1921-1925)

Born in Jolicure, New Brunswick, to Joseph Harvey Copp and Frances Lydia Brennan. He was a lawyer before being elected to the Legislative Assembly of New Brunswick in a 1901 by-election; he represented Westmorland County until 1912. He was first elected to the House of Commons of Canada for the New Brunswick riding of Westmorland in a 1915 by-election. A Liberal, he was re-elected in 1917 and 1921. From 1921 to 1925, he was the Secretary of State of Canada. In 1925, he was called to the Senate of Canada representing the senatorial division of Westmorland, New Brunswick. He died in office in 1949. He is buried in the Sackville Rural Cemetery in Sackville, New Brunswick.