David Cicero Coleman Sr.

David Cicero Coleman Sr.

Birth
Dodge County, Georgia, USA
Death 4 Jul 1960 (aged 68)
Miami, Miami-Dade County, Florida, USA
Burial Miami, Miami-Dade County, Florida, USA
Memorial ID 110409049 · View Source
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City Manager of Miami, Florida - 1931 -1933
Appointed Sheriff in Miami, Florida 1933-1945
David C. Coleman is famed as the man who "cracked" the sensational Cash kidnapping case at Princeton, Florida in 1938. This was the kidnapping of 5 year old James Bailey (Skeegie) Cash from his crib behind his fathers store on May 28, 1938.
State Senator District 13 - 1945-1947

Obituary in The Miami Herald July 6, 1960:
Inez G., his wife
D. C. Coleman, Jr, his son
Two daughters: Mrs. Lois VanDame of Thomasville , Ga and Erin Coleman of Atlanta, Ga
Two brothers: Walter Coleman of Tavares
Four sisters:
Mrs. J. D. Bass of Jacksonville
Mrs. J. D. Rozar (Lillie)of Leesburg
5 Grandchildren
Obituary did not name other brothers and sisters.


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  • Created by: Boni Perl
  • Added: 12 May 2013
  • Find a Grave Memorial 110409049
  • Find a Grave, database and images (https://www.findagrave.com : accessed ), memorial page for David Cicero Coleman Sr. (27 May 1892–4 Jul 1960), Find a Grave Memorial no. 110409049, citing Woodlawn Park North Cemetery and Mausoleum, Miami, Miami-Dade County, Florida, USA ; Maintained by Boni Perl (contributor 46959937) .