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Bill Copeland

Born: Oct 19, 1946

Death: Jan 1, 2010

Birthplace: Lilburn

Profession: Writer

Nationality: United States

Bill Copeland

Date of Birth : Oct 19, 1946
Date of Death : Jan 1, 2010
Birth Place : Lilburn

Bill Copeland was an American poet, writer and historian. He was born at the Emory University Hospital in 1946. He was raised in Dekalb County, Georgia and lived above his fathers country store. During the 1970s Copeland earned his master's degree in rehabilitation counseling from the University of Georgia. Copeland has held many jobs throughout his life consisting of a probation counselor, a parole officer in Augusta, and also a disability adjudicator for people seeking social security in Atlanta. He then started his own private practice before retiring in 1995 at the age of 49. It wasn't until after his retirement that Copeland began to write. He was a member of the Georgia Writers Association, the National Writers Association, and Libros International. Copeland lived in Lilburn Georgia throughout his adult years. He died 19 October 2010 due to complications from liver failure. Bill Copeland is remembered by his wife, Kathy Copeland, as well as his daughter, Lily Copeland


  • Writer
  • Poet
  • Historian
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