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John Robinson Coleman
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Birth: Nov. 22, 1899
Le Mars
Plymouth County
Iowa, USA
Death: May, 1983
Seattle
King County
Washington, USA

John Robinson Coleman, only surviving son of Edson N. Coleman and Emily M. Robinson, was b. at LeMars, IA on Nov. 22, 1899 and d. at Seattle, WA in May 1983. On Apr. 12, 1925 at Davenport, IA, John m. Florence A. Zara, dau. of Joseph Zara and Anna "Annie" Touber, b. Jan. 28, 1900 at Iowa City, IA and d. in May 1982 at Seattle, WA.

From: Who's Who in Davenport, Iowa, 1929, pg. 23:

John Robinson Coleman, insurance executive; b. LeMars, IA, Nov. 22, 1899; s. Edson N. Coleman (b. North Lansing, NY, Sept. 28, 1854; general agent for Conn. Mutual Life Ins. Co. since 1909) and Emily M. (Robinson) Coleman (b. Morrisville, VT, June 14, 1863). Graduated public and high school; Howe (Indian) School, 1918; B.A., S.U.I., 1922. Cum Laude at Howe School. Md. Florence A. Zara (b. Iowa City, IA, Jan. 28, 1900) Davenport, Apr. 12, 1925. Ch. Ann Elizabeth (b. Jan. 8, 1927). Republican. Davenport resident since 1905. Agt. Conn. Mutual Life Ins. Co. Pvt., Co. A., S.A.T.C., S.U.I. Member Trinity Cathedral. Davenport Assn. of Life Underwriters. Mason (Trinity Lodge No. 208, A.F. & A.M., Zerephath Consistory, Scottish Rite). Hobbies: stamp collecting and photography. Home: 2829 Grand Avenue. Office: 1117 American Bank Bldg.

Per a living descendant:

...Grandfather worked for the Dept. of the Navy as an accountant and also for the Boeing Co. as a bookkeeper.
Prior to moving to Seattle my grandparents moved to Washington, DC where Grandfather worked for the Dept. of the Navy. They then moved to Arlington, VA before moving to Seattle.

John Robinson Coleman and Florence A. Zara had only one child, dau. Ann Elizabeth, b. at Davenport, IA. For the privacy of living descendants Ann is not further outlined in this memorial.
 
 
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 Parents:
  Edson Nathaniel Coleman (1854 - 1938)
  Emily Maria Robinson Coleman (1863 - 1950)
 
 Spouse:
  Florence A. Zara Coleman (1900 - 1982)*
 
 Siblings:
  Mary B. Coleman (1879 - ____)**
  Ruth Robinson Coleman (1891 - 1957)*
  William Robinson Coleman (1893 - 1895)*
  John Robinson Coleman (1899 - 1983)
  Elizabeth Lucy Coleman Jackson (1902 - 1968)*
 
*Calculated relationship
**Half-sibling
 
Burial:
Acacia Memorial Park and Funeral Home
Lake Forest Park
King County
Washington, USA
 
Created by: Don Blauvelt
Record added: Nov 10, 2009
Find A Grave Memorial# 44149801
John Robinson Coleman
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John Robinson Coleman
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