New! A new way to manage your bios and photos. read more ×

Gus Copulos (1894 - 1981)

Looking for a different Gus Copulos?
Birth Gus was born on January 22, 1894.
Death Gus died in 1981 at 86 years old. The cause of death is listed as: Hit by a car

Find records of Gus Copulos

Find records of Gus

Biography & Family History Add details

Gus Copulos (1894 - 1981) was born on January 22, 1894. He was born into the Copulos family.

He died in 1981 at age 86. His cause of death is listed as: hit by a car.

Help Gus's family complete this biography

This profile of Gus Copulos's history was created by the AncientFaces community Add any information you have to reach the people who knew them. Some common things we would like to know about Gus's genealogy:

  • Who was Guss family?
  • What did Gus look like? Add some photos of their life.

Family Tree & Genealogy

Gus's family tree can be updated by anyone. Simply click the "Add" or "Edit" buttons to make changes.

Gus's Family
Add a parent
Add a parent
Gus Copulos
Add a partner
Add a child
Add a sibling

You can add or remove people from this genealogy by clicking here.

History of Gus Copulos Add details

Legendary "Three Cushion" billiard player. One of the giants of the Golden Age. Gus was one of the inventors of the diamond system, particularly the so-called "plus two" system, and in the 1920's he was one of the most feared opponents in the country. He had a plus score against Willie Hoppe, and once scored 50 points against him in only 19 innings. He ran a 17 in the national league in 1924, 22 in an exhibition, and a remarkable 16 in call-shot three cushion, where you have to call every rail and kiss.

Given name
Copulos family history
United States
Cause of death
Hit by a car
Legendary Billiard Player
Information on this page comes from the following source: the contributions of 1 AncientFaces member

Obituary Add details

There isn't any info regarding Gus's obituary records. You can add obituary information about Gus Copulos by clicking "Add Details".

We could not find any obituary information for Gus Copulos, search our partners at for Gus's official family records.

Discuss Gus

Post your memories of Gus Copulos and share them with the family who knew them, by entering your message in the box below. We'll contact others who are following Gus of your post.

Any messages you post will be shown in the comments below for others to comment on. If you have a favorite story about Gus you'd like to share, consider sharing a story.

Write a comment

Find records of Gus Copulos

Find records of Gus

Compared to other Copuloses

The average lifespan in our database of 43 Copuloses is 75.9 years old. Gus Copulos lived 10.1 years longer than this.

See more Copulos stats