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Robert Lee Cooney, Sr
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Birth: Feb. 5, 1865
Seaford
Sussex County
Delaware, USA
Death: Jan. 19, 1941
Atlanta
Fulton County
Georgia, USA

Obituary from New Orleans Times Picayune Jan 20, 1941.

Robert L. Cooney. Former Orleans Resident, Expires

Robert Lee Cooney, 76-year-old life insurance company executive, who spent most of his early life in New Orleans, died Sunday at his home in Altanta.

A native of Seaford, Del., Mr. Cooney was first employed by the New York Life Insurance Company as an office boy when he was 14 years old. Later he was cashier of the New Orleans office.

When he was 21, he moved to Atlanta as a director of the agency there. He was later named inspector of agencies and finally became inspector of agencies at large. he celebrated his 61st anniversary with the company January 8 but for the last two months had not been active.

Surviving him are his widow; a daughter, Mrs. Gordon Boswell of New Orleans; three sisters, Mrs. Emery Cooney Lively of New Orleans, Mrs. I. Cochran of San Antonio and Mrs. Francis K. von Ficht of Chicago, and a brother, John M. Cooney of Griffin, Ga.

Funeral services will be held in Atlanta this afternoon (20 Jan 1941-LVH).
 
 
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 Spouse:
  Anna Gertrude Van Horn Cooney (1866 - 1903)
 
 Children:
  Anna Bizzell Cooney (1889 - 1897)*
  Laura Lee Cooney Boswell (1893 - 1976)*
  Robert Lee Cooney (1899 - 1916)*
 
*Calculated relationship
 
Burial:
Oakland Cemetery
Atlanta
Fulton County
Georgia, USA
Plot: Section 6, block 63, lot 2 N1/2
 
Maintained by: Lee Boswell
Originally Created by: Larry Van Horn
Record added: Jul 17, 2011
Find A Grave Memorial# 73480477
Robert Lee Cooney, Sr
Added by: Larry Van Horn
 
Robert Lee Cooney, Sr
Added by: Larry Van Horn
 
Robert Lee Cooney, Sr
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Added by: Tim Oliver
 
 
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Rest easy in the arms of Jesus
- Gayle Hennington Van Horn.
 Added: Feb. 21, 2012
Rest in peace great-great grand uncle.
- Larry Van Horn
 Added: Feb. 21, 2012
 
 
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