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 Wilbur Barry Coon

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Wilbur Barry Coon Famous memorial

Birth
Somerset, Niagara County, New York, USA
Death
13 Jul 1926 (aged 56)
Rochester, Monroe County, New York, USA
Burial
Rochester, Monroe County, New York, USA
Plot
Section MM Lot 249
Memorial ID
7982514 View Source

Business magnate. He was one of the most succesful shoe manufacturers of his time, selling to almost 10,000 dealers worldwide. His main trade was in children's shoes and women's fashion styles, but during World War I he provided shoes and boots for combat soldiers. His family monument was commissioned from Tiffany Studios of New York and required a special train to transport it.

Business magnate. He was one of the most succesful shoe manufacturers of his time, selling to almost 10,000 dealers worldwide. His main trade was in children's shoes and women's fashion styles, but during World War I he provided shoes and boots for combat soldiers. His family monument was commissioned from Tiffany Studios of New York and required a special train to transport it.

Bio by: Mount Hope NY


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  • Maintained by: Find a Grave
  • Added: 13 Oct 2003
  • Find a Grave Memorial ID: 7982514
  • Find a Grave, database and images (https://www.findagrave.com/memorial/7982514/wilbur-barry-coon: accessed ), memorial page for Wilbur Barry Coon (3 Apr 1870–13 Jul 1926), Find a Grave Memorial ID 7982514, citing Mount Hope Cemetery, Rochester, Monroe County, New York, USA; Maintained by Find a Grave.