Frank McCoppin
 

Frank McCoppin

1st IRISH BORN MAYOR, SAN FRANCISCO

In 1857 Frank McCoppin was appointed district engineer in San Francisco and he also became involved in politics. With San Francisco dominated by republicans, McCoppin chose the Democratic Party who realised that he would win the all-important Irish vote. Standing for mayor, he secured the position on December 2nd, 1867 and although he served just one term, his selection set in motion an Irish political surge in California that lasted for over a century.

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Frank McCoppin and other Great Irish People are featured in the book Great Irish People - A Dictionary of Irish Biography, which you can buy online here.
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Frank McCoppin Print

This beautiful print of Frank McCoppin (1834 - 1897) comes in four sizes 12" x 16" or 16" x 20" or 20" x 24" and Poster size 24" x 36" with two different finishes, Gloss or Parchment and will be delivered to your home or business within 14 days. For a small additional charge you can have a short biography of Frank McCoppin printed beside the portrait.

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