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Dr John Edgar Coover

Dr John Edgar Coover

Birth
Remington, Jasper County, Indiana, USA
Death 19 Feb 1938 (aged 65)
Palo Alto, Santa Clara County, California, USA
Burial Palo Alto, Santa Clara County, California, USA
Plot Maus #1, Roob B, Niche 157
Memorial ID 92767725 · View Source
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son of John Calvin coover & Hadessah Elizabeth Keller
grandson of Adam Coover & Elizabeth Hemminger, buried in Remington Cemetery

He married Margaret Evelyn Brooks 5 June 1905

The Remington Press
Fri., 25 Feb 1938, pg. 1, col. 6
Born In Remington Died In California
Tuesday's daily papers carried the following (A.P.) dispatch about a former Remington native:
Palo Alto, Cailf. Feb. 21-
Funeral servies were held here today for Dr. John Edgar Coover, 65, professor emeritus of psychology at Stanford university, who died Saturday of a heart attack.
Dr. Coover was born at Remington, Ind., and educated at McPherson college and state normal at Greeley, Colo. He joined the Stanford faculty in 1910 as an instructor in psychology. He later developed a system of shorthand and a method of teaching typing.
Mrs. Margaret E. Coover and son, Calvin Clay Coover, survive.
John Edgar Coover was the son of Calvin Coover, who was a brother to the wele know Coo0vers here, now dead, Marion, Willl, Edward and Dave.


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  • Created by: Alana Knochel Bauman
  • Added: 29 Jun 2012
  • Find A Grave Memorial 92767725
  • Find A Grave, database and images (https://www.findagrave.com : accessed ), memorial page for Dr John Edgar Coover (16 Mar 1872–19 Feb 1938), Find A Grave Memorial no. 92767725, citing Alta Mesa Memorial Park, Palo Alto, Santa Clara County, California, USA ; Maintained by Alana Knochel Bauman (contributor 47076457) .