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Herman Paul Kopplemann (May 1, 1880 – August 11, 1957) was a U.S. Representative from Connecticut.

Herman P. Kopplemann
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Member of the U.S. House of Representatives
from Connecticut's 1st district
In office
January 3, 1945 – January 3, 1947
Preceded byWilliam J. Miller
Succeeded byWilliam J. Miller
In office
January 3, 1941 – January 3, 1943
Preceded byWilliam J. Miller
Succeeded byWilliam J. Miller
In office
March 4, 1933 – January 3, 1939
Preceded byAugustine Lonergan
Succeeded byWilliam J. Miller
Personal details
Born(1880-05-01)May 1, 1880
Odessa, Ukraine
DiedAugust 11, 1957(1957-08-11) (aged 77)
Hartford, Connecticut
Political partyDemocratic

Born in Odessa, Ukraine, Kopplemann immigrated to the United States in 1882 with his parents, who settled in Hartford, Connecticut. He attended the grade and high schools. He engaged as publishers' agent for newspapers and magazines in 1894. He served as member of the Hartford city council 1904–1912, serving as president in 1911. He served in the State senate 1917–1920.

Kopplemann was elected as a Democrat to the Seventy-third, Seventy-fourth, and Seventy-fifth Congresses (March 4, 1933 – January 3, 1939). He was an unsuccessful candidate for reelection in 1938 to the Seventy-sixth Congress. Kopplemann was elected to the Seventy-seventh Congress (January 3, 1941 – January 3, 1943). He was an unsuccessful candidate for reelection in 1942 to the Seventy-eighth Congress.

Kopplemann was elected to the Seventy-ninth Congress (January 3, 1945 – January 3, 1947). He was an unsuccessful candidate for reelection in 1946 to the Eightieth Congress. He served as chairman of State Water Commission and Metropolitan District Commission. He died in Hartford on August 11, 1957, and was interred in Emanuel Synagogue Cemetery, Wethersfield, Connecticut.

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  • United States Congress. "Herman P. Kopplemann (id: K000315)". Biographical Directory of the United States Congress.

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