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 John Morton Coke

John Morton Coke

Birth
Coos Bay, Coos County, Oregon, USA
Death 13 Aug 1990 (aged 86)
Portland, Multnomah County, Oregon, USA
Burial Portland, Multnomah County, Oregon, USA
Plot Sec 121, Lot 106, Grave 3
Memorial ID 101523522 · View Source
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A graveside service for John Morton Coke of Lincoln City, a retired Portland attorney, will be at 2:30 p.m. Friday in River View Cemetery. He died of causes related to age Monday in a Portland hospital. Mr. Coke was 86.

He was born June 27, 1904, in Marshfield, now Coos Bay. He attended Marshfield High School and was a graduate of the University of Oregon and Lewis and Clark College. Mr. Coke was a lieutenant commander in the U.S. Navy during World War II.

Mr. Coke worked for Griffith, Peck and Coke, a Portland law firm in which his father was a partner. The firm later became known as Coke, McGeorge and MacCleod. He retired and moved to Lincoln City in 1971.

Survivors include a son, John S. of Lincoln City, a sister, Virginia Murphy of Aloha, and two grandsons.

[The Oregonian, 17 Aug 1990, p D07]


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  • Find A Grave, database and images (https://www.findagrave.com : accessed ), memorial page for John Morton Coke (27 Jun 1904–13 Aug 1990), Find A Grave Memorial no. 101523522, citing River View Cemetery, Portland, Multnomah County, Oregon, USA ; Maintained by FriendsofRiverView (contributor 47910568) .