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 Henry Asa Coffeen

Henry Asa Coffeen

Birth
Gallia County, Ohio, USA
Death 8 Dec 1912 (aged 71)
Sheridan, Sheridan County, Wyoming, USA
Burial Sheridan, Sheridan County, Wyoming, USA
Memorial ID 6854226 · View Source
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US Congressman. He graduated from the scientific department of Abingdon College Illinois, engaged in teaching as a member of the faculty of Hiram College, Ohio and moved to Sheridan, Wyoming, 1884. He was a delegate from Wyoming to the World’s Fair Congress of Bankers and Financiers at Chicago in 1893 and a member of the constitutional convention that framed the constitution of the new State of Wyoming in 1889. In 1893, he was elected as a Democrat to the Fifty-third Congress, serving until 1895. An unsuccessful candidate for reelection, he returned to his literary pursuits until his death at age 70.

Bio by: John "J-Cat" Griffith


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  • Added: 14 Oct 2002
  • Find A Grave Memorial 6854226
  • Find A Grave, database and images (https://www.findagrave.com : accessed ), memorial page for Henry Asa Coffeen (14 Feb 1841–8 Dec 1912), Find A Grave Memorial no. 6854226, citing Sheridan Municipal Cemetery, Sheridan, Sheridan County, Wyoming, USA ; Maintained by Find A Grave .