Portrait of William A. Kopp, Jr.
William "Bill" Kopp, Jr. (1937- ) was born in Southport, North Carolina. He attended New Hanover High School and graduated from East Carolina University. He became a teacher in the New Hanover County School system after college. In 1970, Kopp was elected to the Brunswick County Board of Commissioners and served two terms. He was then appointed by Governor Martin as Controller of the North Carolina Department of Crime Control and Public Safety. Kopp was elected to the New Hanover County Board of Commissioners in 2004 and served for four years. He also served as president of the North Carolina Association of County Commissioners in 2008.
Brunswick County (N.C.). Board of County Commissioners; New Hanover County (N.C.). Board of Commissioners; North Carolina Association of County Commissioners
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Image courtesy of Bill Kopp.
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