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 William Coffin Coleman

William Coffin Coleman

Birth
Chatham, Columbia County, New York, USA
Death 2 Nov 1957 (aged 87)
Wichita, Sedgwick County, Kansas, USA
Burial Wichita, Sedgwick County, Kansas, USA
Plot Mausoleum
Memorial ID 7624857 · View Source
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Business Magnate. He was an inventor and founder of the Coleman lantern company in Wichita, Kansas at the beginning of the twenty century. The Coleman lantern and later the Coleman stove became very popular with campers, and both were used extensively by the military during World War II. The Coleman company, and name has developed a world wide reputation for producing quality product. Many of these products can be found today in use around the world.

Bio by: David G. Stuart


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  • Maintained by: Find A Grave
  • Originally Created by: David G. Stuart
  • Added: 26 Jun 2003
  • Find A Grave Memorial 7624857
  • Find A Grave, database and images (https://www.findagrave.com : accessed ), memorial page for William Coffin Coleman (21 May 1870–2 Nov 1957), Find A Grave Memorial no. 7624857, citing Old Mission Mausoleum, Wichita, Sedgwick County, Kansas, USA ; Maintained by Find A Grave .