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Henry Asa Coffeen
Birth: Feb. 14, 1841
Gallia County
Ohio, USA
Death: Dec. 8, 1912
Sheridan
Sheridan County
Wyoming, USA

US Congressman. He graduated from the scientific department of Abingdon College Illinois, engaged in teaching as a member of the faculty of Hiram College, Ohio and moved to Sheridan, Wyoming, 1884. He was a delegate from Wyoming to the World’s Fair Congress of Bankers and Financiers at Chicago in 1893 and a member of the constitutional convention that framed the constitution of the new State of Wyoming in 1889. In 1893, he was elected as a Democrat to the Fifty-third Congress, serving until 1895. An unsuccessful candidate for reelection, he returned to his literary pursuits until his death at age 70. (bio by: John "J-Cat" Griffith) 
 
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 Parents:
  Alvah P Coffeen (1811 - 1880)
  Olive Elizabeth Martin Coffeen (1813 - 1897)
 
 Spouse:
  Harriet King Coffeen (1840 - 1901)*
 
 Children:
  Hallie C. Gillette (1866 - 1937)*
  Herbert Allen Coffeen (1869 - 1916)*
  Lois Mabel Telander (1877 - 1944)*
 
*Calculated relationship
 
Burial:
Sheridan Municipal Cemetery
Sheridan
Sheridan County
Wyoming, USA
 
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Record added: Oct 14, 2002
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Henry Asa Coffeen
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- R I P
 Added: Apr. 9, 2015
Thank you for serving and governing in our country. As your 2nd Great Niece I am honored by your life. Rest in peace.
- Mary Lou
 Added: Dec. 20, 2014

- Mary Lou
 Added: Dec. 20, 2014
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