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Rolfe Coy Christopher
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Birth: Nov. 24, 1919
Sabine Parish
Louisiana, USA
Death: Nov. 12, 1992
Jefferson County
Texas, USA

Rolfe Coy Christopher was a photographer, businessman, public servant and devoted family man. He served as a photographer in WW2. He married Virginia Wood on June 6, 1942. They made their home on Zavalla Drive in Beaumont, Texas in the close-knit South Park Community where they raised three sons. Their family business was Christopher Studio Photography.

Rolfe served as Jefferson County Commissioner, Beaumont City Councilman and Commissioner for the Port of Beaumont.

Rolfe was cremated, and his ashes were scattered in Beaumont, TX alongside Rolfe Christopher Dr. which borders the campus of Lamar University and was named in his honor. Rolfe was an avid supporter of Lamar.


1930 and 1940 Census, Beaumont, Jefferson Co., TX.
Soc. Sec. Death Index, TX Death Index
Article in the Beaumont Enterprise.
Family links: 
  John William Christopher (1891 - 1944)
  Eutha Pearl Daugherty Christopher (1895 - 1975)
  Virginia Mae Wood Christopher (1925 - 2014)*
  Rolfe Craig Christopher (1943 - 2004)*
  Todd Dennis Christopher (1950 - 2008)*
  Garth Daugherty Christopher (1915 - 1986)*
  Rolfe Coy Christopher (1919 - 1992)
*Calculated relationship
Cremated, Ashes scattered.
Specifically: Ashes scattered alongside Rolfe Christopher Drive, Lamar University, Beaumont, TX
Created by: R Strickland
Record added: Sep 23, 2012
Find A Grave Memorial# 97619465

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