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Elinor Martineau Coyle
Birth: Jun. 7, 1909
Marinette County
Wisconsin, USA
Death: Aug. 21, 1997
Missouri, USA

Author, photographer, and historian of St. Louis, Missouri. Elinor Martineau Coyle was a pioneer in the St. Louis Renaissance Movement of the 1950s to the 1970s. She wrote and took photographs for a number of books about St. Louis history, including "Old St. Louis Homes 1764-1865: The Stories They Tell," "St. Louis: Portrait of a River City," "St. Louis Homes, 1866-1916: The Golden Age" and "St. Louis Treasures." All of her books were published by her husband, Charles S. Coyle, founder of the Folkestone Press. She also did collaborative work for a book on the Cupples House and for a book on the St. Louis World's Fair. She and her husband led more than a dozen tours to Europe and she gave many local tours and lectures. In the 1960's her photograph collection was exhibited at the St. Louis Art Museum. In 1991, she donated the collection and her manuscripts to the St. Louis Public Library. (bio by: Matthew Coyle) 
Family links: 
  Pierre A. Martineau (1866 - 1944)
  Ellen Carmichael Bird Martineau (1869 - 1943)
  Charles Struckman Coyle (1908 - 1996)
  Eugene Bird Martineau (1891 - 1980)*
  Paul Martineau (1893 - 1903)*
  Mary Martineau Edgerton (1896 - 1980)*
  Pierre D Martineau (1905 - 1964)*
  James A Martineau (1906 - 2004)*
  Elinor Martineau Coyle (1909 - 1997)
*Calculated relationship

Cause of death: Cancer
Bellefontaine Cemetery
Saint Louis
St. Louis City
Missouri, USA
Plot: Block 106, Lot 6836
Maintained by: Find A Grave
Record added: Aug 07, 2000
Find A Grave Memorial# 11452
Elinor <i>Martineau</i> Coyle
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- sjm
 Added: Aug. 21, 2014
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 Added: Aug. 21, 2014
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