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COFER (Soundex C160) — See also COEFER, COER, COFFER, COLFER, CONFER, COPER, COPHER, COVER, FOCER, FORCE, KUPFER.

  Cofer, B. F. — of Albany, Dougherty County, Ga.; Atlanta, Fulton County, Ga. Republican. Delegate to Republican National Convention from Georgia, 1928 (member, Committee on Rules and Order of Business), 1940 (alternate), 1944 (alternate), 1948 (alternate). Burial location unknown.
  Cofer, N. G. — of Brownsville, Cameron County, Tex. Democrat. Delegate to Democratic National Convention from Texas, 1944. Presumed deceased. Burial location unknown.
  Cofer, Susan M. — of Mission, Johnson County, Kan. Democrat. Delegate to Democratic National Convention from Kansas, 1996. Female. Still living as of 1996.


COFF (Soundex C100) — See also COFFEE, COFFEEN, COFFELT, COFFER, COFFEY, COFFIA, COFFIELD, COFFIN, COFFING, COFFLAND, COFFMAN, COFFREN, COFFREY, COFFRIN, COFFROTH, CUFF, CUFFE, ECOFF, GOFF, KABACOFF, KOFF, KOPF, LOFF, PERCOFF, RIBICOFF, ROSCOFF, TRAICOFF, VOLCOFF, WALCOFF, WICOFF, WYCOFF.

  COFF: See also Samuel A. Cunningham


COFFEE (Soundex C100) — See also COFF, COFFEEN, COFFELT, COFFER, COFFEY, COFFIA, CUFFIE, ECOFF, ESCOFFERY, GOFFEE, JOFFEE, KOFI, ZOLLICOFFER.

  COFFEE: See also William Coffee Gill — John Coffee Hays
  Coffee, Dick — Libertarian. Candidate for U.S. Representative from Alabama 1st District, 2000, 2002. Still living as of 2002.
  Coffee, George — of Texas. Democrat. Delegate to Democratic National Convention from Texas, 2000. Still living as of 2000.
  Coffee, George W. — of Jackson, Hinds County, Miss. Democrat. Postmaster at Jackson, Miss., 1832. Burial location unknown.
  Coffee, Gerald — of Aiea, Island of Oahu, Honolulu County, Hawaii. Republican. Delegate to Republican National Convention from Hawaii, 2008. Still living as of 2008.
  Coffee, Harry Buffington (1890-1972) — also known as Harry B. Coffee — of Chadron, Dawes County, Neb.; Omaha, Douglas County, Neb. Born near Harrison, Sioux County, Neb., March 16, 1890. Democrat. Served in the U.S. Army during World War I; rancher; real estate and insurance business; U.S. Representative from Nebraska 5th District, 1935-43. Methodist. Member, Freemasons; Elks; Rotary; Alpha Tau Omega. Died in Omaha, Douglas County, Neb., October 3, 1972 (age 82 years, 201 days). Interment at Forest Lawn Memorial Park, Omaha, Neb.
  Relatives: Son of Samuel Buffington Coffee and Mary Elizabeth (Tisdale) Coffee; married, November 30, 1935, to Katharine Newbranch Douglas.
  See also congressional biography — Govtrack.us page
  Coffee, John (1782-1836) — of Georgia. Born in Prince Edward County, Va., December 3, 1782. Democrat. Member of Georgia state legislature, 1820; U.S. Representative from Georgia at-large, 1833-36; died in office 1836. Died near Jacksonville, Telfair County, Ga., September 25, 1836 (age 53 years, 297 days). Original interment at a private or family graveyard, Telfair County, Ga.; reinterment in 1921 at McRae City Cemetery, McRae, Ga.; cenotaph at Congressional Cemetery, Washington, D.C.
  Coffee County, Ga. is named for him.
  See also congressional biography — Govtrack.us page
  Coffee, John A. — Democrat. Delegate to Democratic National Convention from Massachusetts, 1880. Burial location unknown.
  Coffee, John Main (1897-1983) — also known as John M. Coffee — of Tacoma, Pierce County, Wash. Born in Tacoma, Pierce County, Wash., January 23, 1897. Democrat. Lawyer; secretary to U.S. Sen. C. C. Dill, 1923-24; U.S. Representative from Washington 6th District, 1937-47; defeated, 1946; alternate delegate to Democratic National Convention from Washington, 1940. Unitarian. Member, Elks; Eagles; Grange; Freemasons; Scottish Rite Masons; American Bar Association; Federal Bar Association; Alpha Sigma Phi; Sigma Upsilon. Died June 3, 1983 (age 86 years, 131 days). Cremated; ashes scattered in Puget Sound.
  Relatives: Son of William B. Coffee and Anne (Rae) Coffee; married, November 16, 1923, to Lillian M. Slye.
  See also congressional biography — Govtrack.us page
  Coffee, John Trousdal (1816-1890) — also known as John T. Coffee — of Dade County, Mo.; Waco, McLennan County, Tex. Born in Smith County, Tenn., December 14, 1816. Member of Missouri state senate, 1854; candidate for secretary of state of Missouri, 1860; colonel in the Confederate Army during the Civil War. Died in Georgetown, Williamson County, Tex., May 23, 1890 (age 73 years, 160 days). Interment at Odd Fellows Cemetery, Georgetown, Tex.
  See also Find-A-Grave memorial
  Coffee, P. H. — of McMinnville, Warren County, Tenn. Democrat. Delegate to Democratic National Convention from Tennessee, 1876. Burial location unknown.
  Coffee, R. H. — of Vernon, Wilbarger County, Tex. Democrat. Alternate delegate to Democratic National Convention from Texas, 1944. Presumed deceased. Burial location unknown.
  Coffee, Richard J. — of Lawrenceville, Mercer County, N.J. Democrat. Member of New Jersey state senate District 6, 1968-71; delegate to Democratic National Convention from New Jersey, 1980. Still living as of 1980.
  Coffee, Roy C. — of University Park, Dallas County, Tex. Mayor of University Park, Tex., 1953-55. Presumed deceased. Burial location unknown.
  Coffee, W. M. — of Ballard County, Ky. Delegate to Kentucky secession convention, 1861. Burial location unknown.


COFFEEN (Soundex C150) — See also COFF, COFFEE, COFFELT, COFFER, COFFEY, COFFIN, ESCOFFERY, FEENEY, FEENSTRA, GOFFEE, JOFFEE, ZOLLICOFFER.

  COFFEEN: See also Robert Andrew Childs
  Coffeen, David — of Oneida County, N.Y. Member of New York state assembly from Oneida County, 1803-04. Burial location unknown.
  Coffeen, Frank H. — of Troy, Rensselaer County, N.Y. Republican. Candidate for New York state assembly from Rensselaer County 1st District, 1927. Burial location unknown.
  Coffeen, Henry — Member of New York state assembly from Jefferson, Lewis and St. Lawrence counties, 1805-06. Burial location unknown.
  Coffeen, Henry Asa (1841-1912) — also known as Henry A. Coffeen — of Sheridan, Sheridan County, Wyo.; Big Horn, Sheridan County, Wyo. Born near Gallipolis, Gallia County, Ohio, February 14, 1841. Democrat. Mayor of Sheridan, Wyo., 1888; U.S. Representative from Wyoming at-large, 1893-95. Died in Sheridan, Sheridan County, Wyo., December 9, 1912 (age 71 years, 299 days). Interment at Sheridan Municipal Cemetery, Sheridan, Wyo.
  See also congressional biography — Govtrack.us page — Find-A-Grave memorial


COFFELT (Soundex C143) — See also CHRISTOFFEL, COFF, COFFEE, COFFEEN, COFFER, COFFEY, ESCOFFERY, FELT, SCHOFFEL, SOFFEL, STOFFEL, ZOLLICOFFER.

  COFFELT: See also Allen Edward Barrow
  Coffelt, Charlotte H. — Democrat. Candidate for Texas state board of education 8th District, 1998; candidate for Texas state house of representatives 127th District, 2004. Female. Still living as of 2004.


COFFER (Soundex C160) — See also COEFER, COFER, COFF, COFFEE, COFFEEN, COFFELT, COFFEY, COPHER, ESCOFFERY, FOCER, FORCE, KUPFER, LOFFER, ZOLLICOFFER.

  Coffer, Jim — of Tennessee. Candidate for U.S. Representative from Tennessee 6th District, 1996 (Independent), 2000 (Libertarian). Still living as of 2000.


COFFEY (Soundex C100) — See also CAFFEY, COFF, COFFEE, COFFEEN, COFFELT, COFFER, COFFIA, COFFREY, CUFFIE, ESCOFFERY, KOFI, ROFFEY, TOFFEY, ZOLLICOFFER.

  COFFEY: See also Howard Hammond Baldrige — Howard Malcolm Baldrige — Herbert Porter Bissell — John William Connellan — Shelby Moore Cullom — Charles de Kay — Billy Graham — James P. Hooley — Emil Lockwood — John T. Loughran — Edward Joseph McCormack, Jr. — James Hoyt Sterrett
  Coffey, A. M. (born c.1805) — of Kansas. Born about 1805. Member of Kansas territorial legislature, 1840. Burial location unknown.
  Coffey County, Kan. is named for him.
  Coffey, Adam — of Los Angeles, Los Angeles County, Calif. Republican. Delegate to Republican National Convention from California, 2008. Still living as of 2008.
  Coffey, Bert — of Richmond, Contra Costa County, Calif. Democrat. Delegate to Democratic National Convention from California, 1952 (alternate), 1988; Presidential Elector for California, 1992. Presumed deceased. Burial location unknown.
  Coffey, Blaine — of Shulls Mills, Watauga County, N.C. Republican. Member of North Carolina state house of representatives from Watauga County, 1921-22. Burial location unknown.
  Coffey, Carol — of Huntington, Suffolk County, Long Island, N.Y. Republican. Alternate delegate to Republican National Convention from New York, 2008. Female. Still living as of 2008.
  Coffey, Cecil R. — of Winfield, Cowley County, Kan. Mayor of Winfield, Kan., 1969, 1973. Still living as of 1973.
  Coffey, Charles (1852-1932) — of Granby, Hartford County, Conn. Born in Granby, Hartford County, Conn., 1852. Republican. Farmer; first selectman of Granby, Connecticut, 1888; member of Connecticut state house of representatives, 1891-92; member of Connecticut state senate 3rd District, 1893-96. Died in 1932 (age about 80 years). Interment at Granby Cemetery, Granby, Conn.
  Relatives: Married to Mary E. Colton (1853-1948).
  See also Find-A-Grave memorial
  Coffey, Charles Calvin (1876-1945) — also known as Charles Coffey — of Salinas, Monterey County, Calif.; near Yuma, Yuma County, Ariz. Born in Hanford, Kings County, Calif., August 15, 1876. Republican. Farmer; alternate delegate to Republican National Convention from Arizona, 1932. Died, from coronary occlusion, in Yuma, Yuma County, Ariz., April 28, 1945 (age 68 years, 256 days). Interment at Desert Lawn Memorial Park, Yuma, Ariz.
  Relatives: Son of James Coffey and Ellen (Graves) Coffey; married to Margaret A. Coffey (1867-1961).
  See also Find-A-Grave memorial
  Coffey, Charles E. — of Marquette, Marquette County, Mich. Mayor of Marquette, Mich., 1992. Still living as of 1992.
  Coffey, Claudia — of Louisville, Jefferson County, Ky. Democrat. Delegate to Democratic National Convention from Kentucky, 1996. Female. Still living as of 1996.
  Coffey, Daniel A. — of Nashua, Hillsborough County, N.H. Democrat. Candidate for New Hampshire state senate 13th District, 1916. Burial location unknown.
  Coffey, Daniel T. — of Pittsburgh, Allegheny County, Pa. Republican. Alternate delegate to Republican National Convention from Pennsylvania, 1920. Burial location unknown.
  Coffey, David — of Colorado. Democrat. Delegate to Democratic National Convention from Colorado, 2000. Still living as of 2000.
  Coffey, Don — Democrat. Candidate for Texas state senate 6th District, 1992. Still living as of 1992.
  Coffey, E. S. — of Boone, Watauga County, N.C. Democrat. Member of North Carolina state senate 34th District, 1913-14. Burial location unknown.
  Coffey, Edward A. — of Salem, Essex County, Mass. Republican. Alternate delegate to Republican National Convention from Massachusetts, 1944. Presumed deceased. Burial location unknown.
  Coffey, Edward B. — of Louisville, Jefferson County, Ky. Honorary Consul for Honduras in Louisville, Ky., 1915. Burial location unknown.
  Coffey, Edward D. — of Anchorage, Alaska. Democrat. Member of Alaska territorial House of Representatives 3rd District, 1937-40; member of Alaska territorial senate 3rd District, 1941-48. Presumed deceased. Burial location unknown.
  Coffey, Fred — of Marinette, Marinette County, Wis. Democrat. Alternate delegate to Democratic National Convention from Wisconsin, 1940. Presumed deceased. Burial location unknown.
  Coffey, George Alexander — also known as George A. Coffey — of Philadelphia, Philadelphia County, Pa. Republican. Delegate to Republican National Convention from Pennsylvania, 1860; U.S. Attorney for the Eastern District of Pennsylvania, 1861-64. Burial location unknown.
  Coffey, James — of Hollidaysburg, Blair County, Pa. Whig. Postmaster at Hollidaysburg, Pa., 1841-45. Burial location unknown.
  Coffey, James — of Aberdeen, Brown County, S.Dak. Democrat. Delegate to Democratic National Convention from South Dakota, 1912; U.S. Collector of Internal Revenue for North & South Dakota, 1917. Burial location unknown.
  Coffey, James V. — of California. Member of California state assembly 9th District, 1875-80. Burial location unknown.
  Coffey, James V. — of Troy, Rensselaer County, N.Y. Democrat. Justice of New York Supreme Court 3rd District, 1925; appointed 1925; defeated, 1925. Burial location unknown.
  Coffey, Jesse — of Denton, Denton County, Tex. Republican. Alternate delegate to Republican National Convention from Texas, 2008. Still living as of 2008.
  Coffey, John — of East Providence, Providence County, R.I.; Warwick, Kent County, R.I. Democrat. Delegate to Democratic National Convention from Rhode Island, 1952, 1960, 1964. Presumed deceased. Burial location unknown.
  Coffey, John — Republican. Candidate in primary for U.S. Representative from Pennsylvania 13th District, 2000. Still living as of 2000.
  Coffey, John J. — U.S. Deputy Consul General in Shanghai, as of 1884. Burial location unknown.
  Coffey, John Louis (1922-2012) — Born in Milwaukee, Milwaukee County, Wis., April 15, 1922. Judge of U.S. Court of Appeals for the 7th Circuit, 1982-2004; took senior status 2004. Died in Whitefish Bay, Milwaukee County, Wis., November 10, 2012 (age 90 years, 209 days). Burial location unknown.
  See also federal judicial profile
  Coffey, Julia M. — of Milford, New Haven County, Conn. Democrat. Candidate for Connecticut state house of representatives from Milford, 1936. Female. Presumed deceased. Burial location unknown.
  Coffey, Kendall B. — U.S. Attorney for the Southern District of Florida, 1993-96. Still living as of 1996.
  Coffey, Kevin M. — of Eureka, St. Louis County, Mo. Mayor of Eureka, Mo.; elected 2007, 2011; elected unopposed 2015. Still living as of 2015.
  Coffey, Luke — of Belleville, St. Clair County, Ill. Communist. Workers candidate for Presidential Elector for Illinois, 1924. Burial location unknown.
  Coffey, Martin V. — of Bratenahl, Cuyahoga County, Ohio. Democrat. Delegate to Democratic National Convention from Ohio, 1944 (speaker). Member, American Legion. Presumed deceased. Burial location unknown.
  Coffey, Matthew — of Schuyler County, Mo. Member of Missouri state house of representatives from Schuyler County, 1897-1900. Burial location unknown.
  Coffey, Max E. — of Charleston, Coles County, Ill. Republican. Chair of Coles County Republican Party, 2002. Still living as of 2002.
  Coffey, Michael — of Brooklyn, Kings County, N.Y. Member of New York state assembly from Kings County 3rd District, 1874-76. Burial location unknown.
  Coffey, Michael A. — Conservative. Candidate for U.S. Representative from New York 26th District, 1970. Still living as of 1970.
  Coffey, Michael J. — of Kings County, N.Y. Democrat. Member of New York state assembly from Kings County 5th District, 1884-85; delegate to Democratic National Convention from New York, 1892; member of New York state senate, 1894-1900 (2nd District 1894-95, 5th District 1896-1900). Burial location unknown.
  Coffey, Michael J. — of North Tarrytown (now Sleepy Hollow), Westchester County, N.Y. Lighthouse candidate for mayor of North Tarrytown, N.Y., 1929. Burial location unknown.
  Coffey, Mike — of Burlingame, San Mateo County, Calif. Mayor of Burlingame, Calif., 2003-04. Still living as of 2004.
  Coffey, Mike — of Norwalk, Fairfield County, Conn. Democrat. Member, Rules Committee, Democratic National Convention, 2008. Still living as of 2008.
  Coffey, Mimi — Democrat. Candidate for Texas state house of representatives 99th District, 2002. Female. Still living as of 2002.
  Coffey, Patrick F. — Democrat. Candidate in primary for U.S. Representative from Illinois 6th District, 1922. Burial location unknown.
  Coffey, Mrs. R. H. — of Vernon, Wilbarger County, Tex. Democrat. Alternate delegate to Democratic National Convention from Texas, 1940. Female. Presumed deceased. Burial location unknown.
  Coffey, Ray — Libertarian. Candidate for U.S. Representative from Mississippi 5th District, 1998. Still living as of 1998.
  Coffey, Robert Lewis, Jr. (1918-1949) — also known as Robert L. Coffey, Jr. — of Johnstown, Cambria County, Pa. Born in Chattanooga, Hamilton County, Tenn., October 21, 1918. Democrat. U.S. Representative from Pennsylvania 26th District, 1949; died in office 1949. Died in an airplane accident in Albuquerque, Bernalillo County, N.M., April 20, 1949 (age 30 years, 181 days). Interment at Arlington National Cemetery, Arlington, Va.
  See also congressional biography — Govtrack.us page
  Coffey, Roy D. — of Dumfries, Prince William County, Va. Democrat. Candidate for Virginia state house of delegates 31st District, 2011. Still living as of 2011.
  Coffey, Sam — of Saginaw, Saginaw County, Mich. Democrat. Acting postmaster at Saginaw, Mich., 1964-65. Still living as of 1965.
  Coffey, Sid J. — of Missoula, Missoula County, Mont. Democrat. Delegate to Democratic National Convention from Montana, 1912 (member, Credentials Committee). Burial location unknown.
  Coffey, Simon J. — Socialist. Socialist Labor candidate for U.S. Representative from Connecticut 3rd District, 1902. Burial location unknown.
  Coffey, Suzanne — of Knoxville, Knox County, Tenn. Democrat. Delegate to Democratic National Convention from Tennessee, 1996. Female. Still living as of 1996.
  Coffey, Thomas — of South Bend, St. Joseph County, Ind. Democrat. Delegate to Democratic National Convention from Indiana, 1996. Still living as of 1996.
  Coffey, Titian J. — of Pittsburgh, Allegheny County, Pa. Republican. Member of Pennsylvania state senate, 1857-59 (25th District 1857-58, 21st District 1859); delegate to Republican National Convention from Pennsylvania, 1860. Burial location unknown.
  Coffey, Wade R. (1887-1964) — of Winfield, Cowley County, Kan. Born January 30, 1887. Mayor of Winfield, Kan., 1939, 1943. Died September 3, 1964 (age 77 years, 217 days). Interment at Highland Cemetery, Winfield, Kan.
  Coffey, Wilford Lorn (b. 1879) — also known as Wilford L. Coffey — of Lake City, Missaukee County, Mich. Born near Chatham, Ontario, August 24, 1879. Michigan superintendent of public instruction, 1926-27. Member, Freemasons. Burial location unknown.
  Coffey, William C. — of Boone, Watauga County, N.C. Republican. Postmaster at Boone, N.C., 1873-82. Burial location unknown.
  Coffey, William S. — of Mt. Vernon, Westchester County, N.Y. Republican. Lawyer; member of New York state assembly from Westchester County 2nd District, 1910-12, 1915-17; Westchester County Treasurer, 1934-. Burial location unknown.


COFFIA (Soundex C100) — See also COFF, COFFEE, COFFEY, COFFIELD, COFFIN, COFFINBERRY, COFFINBURG, COFFING, CUFFIE, KOFI, STEFFIAN.

  Coffia, Betsy — of Traverse City, Grand Traverse County, Mich. Democrat. Candidate for Michigan state house of representatives 104th District, 2012. Female. Still living as of 2012.


COFFIELD (Soundex C143) — See also CAUFFIEL, CAUFIELD, COFF, COFFIA, COFFIN, COFFINBERRY, COFFINBURG, COFFING, COFIELD, DUFFIELD, FIELD, OFFIE, OFFIELD, SHEFFIELD, SHUFFIELD, SWAFFIELD.

  COFFIELD: See also James Coffield Mitchell
  Coffield, Cora — of Farmington, St. Francois County, Mo. Democrat. Delegate to Democratic National Convention from Missouri, 1928. Female. Burial location unknown.
  Coffield, David — of Edgecombe County, N.C. Member of North Carolina house of commons from Edgecombe County, 1795. Burial location unknown.
  Coffield, G. W. — of Wetzel County, W.Va. Member of West Virginia state house of delegates from Wetzel County, 1923-26. Burial location unknown.
  Coffield, H. B. — of San Marcos, Hays County, Tex. Mayor of San Marcos, Tex., 1884-88. Burial location unknown.
  Coffield, H. H. — of Rockdale, Milam County, Tex. Democrat. Delegate to Democratic National Convention from Texas, 1948, 1952, 1964 (alternate). Presumed deceased. Burial location unknown.
  Coffield, Horace W. — of Farmington, St. Francois County, Mo. Democrat. Member of Missouri state house of representatives from St. Francois County, 1935-38; defeated, 1938. Burial location unknown.
  Coffield, John L. — of Cook County, Ill. Republican. Candidate in primary for U.S. Representative from Illinois 7th District, 1938. Presumed deceased. Burial location unknown.
  Coffield, O. R. See Orus Reid Coffield
  Coffield, Orus Reid (1876-1965) — also known as O. R. Coffield — of Ellenboro, Rutherford County, N.C. Born in Harnett County, N.C., December 3, 1876. Democrat. Member of North Carolina state house of representatives from Rutherford County, 1913-14. Methodist. Member, Knights of Pythias. Died July 7, 1965 (age 88 years, 216 days). Interment at Hopewell United Methodist Church Cemetery, Ellenboro, N.C.


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