|Birth: ||Jan. 17, 1873|
St. Clair County
|Death: ||Oct. 24, 1960|
Former Local Man Dies (1960): (newspaper, no date and no name found in Marissa, maybe 1960 -- from Martha Nalefski)
John Hemphill Coulter, 87, of Chicago and formerly of this city, who became one of the giants of corporation - management, died Monday, Oct. 24, in Oregon, Ill., from injuries suffered in a fall down the stairs of his home.
He was born in Marissa Jan. 17, 1873, the son of Dr. Arthur P. and Phebe Jackson Coulter. He graduated from Marissa Academy in 1889, Shurtleff College and Chicago Law School.
He served as president and vice president of some of the largest firms and railroads in America and specialized in corporation law. He retired in 1957.
He was a brother of the late Mrs. Chas. Jones of this city.
Funeral services were held in Oregon last Thursday.
Historical Newspapers, Birth, Marriage, & Death Announcements, 1851-2003:
John Coulter, 87, Executive, Lawyer, Dies
Services for John Hemphill Coulter, 87, Chicago and downstate lawyer and business executive, will be held at 2 p.m. tomorrow in the chapel at 110 S. 7th St., Oregon, Ogle county. He died Monday in a hospital in Ogle.
Mr. Coulter who maintained residences in Oregon and at 219 Lake Shore dr., was an 1893 graduate of Shurtleff college and an 1895 graduate of the Chicago College of Law. Early in the century he was president of the Missouri Southern railroad company and president of the Wisconsin Power company.
Survivors include his widow, Mrs. Marie Caywood Hoyt Coulter, whom he married in 1902.
Coulter--John Hemphill Coulter, 219 Lake Shore drive, Chicago, Oct. 24 at Oregon, Ill., beloved husband of Marie Caywood; brother of Mrs. George R. Hedge of Easton, Penn. Funeral services Thursday, 2 p.m. at Farrell funeral home, Oregon, Ill. Burial River View cemetery, Oregon, Ill. Visitation after 7 p.m. Wednesday.
Arthur Parks Coulter (1836 - 1907)
Phebe Catherine Jackson Coulter (1844 - 1913)
Marie Caywood Holt Coulter (1878 - 1967)
Alice Elise Coulter Young (1862 - 1936)*
Erminia Coulter Walker (1863 - 1957)*
Robert Stuart Coulter (1866 - 1908)*
Janie Jackson Coulter Jones (1871 - 1959)*
John Hemphill Coulter (1873 - 1960)
Elizabeth Frances Coulter Miller (1875 - 1946)*
Anna Grace Coulter Irwin (1877 - 1934)*
Isabel Coulter Adkison (1883 - 1942)*
Plot: Block 2, Lot 135
Maintained by: Richard Kleinschmidt
Originally Created by: Diana Wittenberg
Record added: Dec 26, 2012
Find A Grave Memorial# 102660431