David Y. Copeland, III, papers, 1962-1995 (bulk 1978-1994)

Copeland, David Y.


47 linear ft.
Campaign paraphernalia including posters, flyers, political ads, buttons, news articles, speeches, and radio and television spots from his Tennessee House of Representatives campaigns of 1968 to 1992 and his gubernatorial campaign of 1994 -- Other items are memoranda, correspondence, speeches, articles, publications, newsletters, clippings, photographs, electronic records, audiocassettes, and videocassettes created during his tenure as a member of the Tennessee House of Representatives.
Served in the Tennessee House of Representatives from 1968 to 1992 and ran for Tennessee governor in 1994; served on various committees such as Finance, Ways & Means, Education, Corrections, Fiscal Review, Pensions, Retirements, and was a member of the Tennessee Advisory Commission on Intergovernmental Relations; prime author of Proposal 9, a constitutional amendment that limited Tennessee government spending and required a balanced budget; in 1977, founded the Taxpayers Coalition of Tennessee; from 1982 to 1986, served as president of the Citizens Taxpayers Association of Hamilton County; his focus in the House was on financial accountability, taxation reform, and parliamentary procedures.
No restrictions.
In English.
Finding aid available.

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