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 Henry Ross Coate

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Henry Ross Coate

  • Birth 18 Feb 1851 Troy, Miami County, Ohio, USA
  • Death 9 Feb 1920 Los Angeles, Los Angeles County, California, USA
  • Burial Hollywood, Los Angeles County, California, USA
  • Plot Cathedral Mausoleum, Crypt 457
  • Memorial ID 6438588

Henry was born in Troy, Ohio to John Haskett Coate and Jane Coppock.

Henry was married to Mary C. Williams on Apr. 9, 1871 in Miami Co., Ohio. After a divorce, Henry was married to Virginia Nellie Winans in California.

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COATE, Henry R. (b.1851 Troy, OH; d. February 9, 1920 Los Angeles, CA – Cathedral Mausoleum) Coate was educated in public school in Ohio and attended Earlham College and by 1864 he was selling good in his uncle's store in Troy. Coate worked as a traveling salesman and moves to California in 1881. He later joined the firm of Bloom & Murphy, Grant & Company in San Francisco and later became a representative for the J. & P. Coats Thread Company until 1900 when the company merged with the Spool Cotton Company. He moved on and worked with the Levi, Strauss & Company which took him to Los Angeles, and stayed with the company until the 1906 San Francisco earthquake when he left Levi and became an organizer of the Cooper, Coate & Casey Company which soon became the largest wholesale dry good company in Southern California. The company had holdings in Latin America and through the southwest U.S. The CC&CC sold floor coverings, ladies' and men's furnishings, dry goods and notions. Coate married the former Virginia Winans (b. 1859; d. 1935) who is interred next to him. Winans was a California native and educated in Los Angeles.

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  • Maintained by: Trish Coate
  • Originally Created by: James Seidelman
  • Added: 22 May 2002
  • Find A Grave Memorial 6438588
  • Find A Grave, database and images (https://www.findagrave.com : accessed ), memorial page for Henry Ross Coate (18 Feb 1851–9 Feb 1920), Find A Grave Memorial no. 6438588, citing Hollywood Forever Cemetery, Hollywood, Los Angeles County, California, USA ; Maintained by Trish Coate (contributor 46941351) .