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COON (Soundex C500) — See also CHOWN, CHUN, CHUNN, CLOON, COAN, COANN, COEN, COENE, COHN, COHON, COIN, COLON, CONE, CONN, CONO, COONAN, COONCE, COONE, COONEN, COONERTY, COONEY, COONJOHN, COONLEY, COONROD, COONS, COONTZ, COXON, COYAN, COYNE, CUENE, GOON, JOON, KHON, KOAHN, KOAN, KOEHN, KOEHNE, KOEN, KOHN, KOON, KOYEN, KOYNE, KUEHN, KUEHNE, KUENN, KUHN, KUHNE, KUN, LOON, SCOON.

  Coon: See J. C. Fanning
  Coon, Abram S. — of Preston Hollow, Albany County, N.Y. Republican. Member of New York state assembly from Albany County 2nd District, 1901-06. Burial location unknown.
  Coon, Byron H. — of Jasper County, Mo. Member of Missouri state house of representatives from Jasper County 3rd District, 1919-20. Burial location unknown.
  Coon, Mrs. Byron M. See Mary Elizabeth Coon
  Coon, C. B. — of Hebron, Thayer County, Neb. Member of Nebraska state senate, 1881. Burial location unknown.
  Coon, Carleton Stevens, Jr. (b. 1927) — also known as Carleton S. Coon — of Weare, Hillsborough County, N.H. Born in Paris, France, April 27, 1927. Foreign Service officer; U.S. Ambassador to Nepal, 1981-84. Still living as of 2004.
  Relatives: Married to Jane Abell (1929-).
  See also U.S. State Dept career summary
  Coon, Charles E. — of Juneau, Alaska. Republican. Postmaster at Juneau, Alaska, 1889-91. Burial location unknown.
  Coon, Charles Edward (1842-1920) — also known as Charles E. Coon — of Port Townsend, Jefferson County, Wash. Born in Friendship, Allegany County, N.Y., March 15, 1842. Republican. Candidate for U.S. Representative from New York 10th District, 1892; alternate delegate to Republican National Convention from Washington, 1900; Lieutenant Governor of Washington, 1908-12. Died in Port Townsend, Jefferson County, Wash., January 8, 1920 (age 77 years, 299 days). Burial location unknown.
  Relatives: Uncle by marriage of Ralph Roger Wescott (1894-1951).
  Coon, Charles H., Jr. — of Michigan. Republican. Candidate for Michigan state house of representatives 5th District, 1972. Still living as of 1972.
  Coon, Datus Ensign (1831-1893) — also known as Datus E. Coon — of Osage, Mitchell County, Iowa; Mason City, Cerro Gordo County, Iowa; Selma, Dallas County, Ala.; San Diego, San Diego County, Calif. Born in DeRuyter, Madison County, N.Y., February 20, 1831. Republican. Newspaper publisher; colonel in the Union Army during the Civil War; delegate to Alabama state constitutional convention, 1868; member of Alabama state senate, 1870; member of Alabama state house of representatives, 1870; delegate to Republican National Convention from Alabama, 1872; U.S. Commercial Agent (Consul) in Baracoa, 1879-85. Accidentally shot, and died soon after, in San Diego, San Diego County, Calif., December 17, 1893 (age 62 years, 300 days). Interment at Mt. Hope Cemetery, San Diego, Calif.
  Relatives: Married 1855 to Hattie A. Cummins; married 1865 to Jennie (Ells) Bailey.
  See also Find-A-Grave memorial
  Coon, David — of Twin Lake, Muskegon County, Mich. Democrat. Alternate delegate to Democratic National Convention from Michigan, 1972. Still living as of 1972.
  Coon, Edward L. — of Chittenango, Madison County, N.Y. Democrat. Postmaster at Chittenango, N.Y., 1947. Presumed deceased. Burial location unknown.
  Coon, Ernest E. — of Boone County, W.Va. Member of West Virginia state house of delegates from Boone County, 1919-20. Burial location unknown.
  Coon, Eugene — Democrat. Delegate to Democratic National Convention from Pennsylvania, 1972. Still living as of 1972.
  Coon, Henry Perrin (1822-1884) — of San Francisco, Calif. Born in Columbia County, N.Y., September 30, 1822. Physician; state court judge in California, 1856-60; mayor of San Francisco, Calif., 1863-67. Presbyterian. Died of heart failure in the Palace Hotel, San Francisco, Calif., December 4, 1884 (age 62 years, 65 days). Interment at Mountain View Cemetery, Oakland, Calif.
  Coon, Hiram — of Cayuga County, N.Y. Member of New York state assembly from Cayuga County 1st District, 1850. Burial location unknown.
  Coon, Ira P. — of Plainfield, Waushara County, Wis. Republican. Alternate delegate to Republican National Convention from Wisconsin, 1900. Burial location unknown.
  Coon, Irving — of Manhattan, New York County, N.Y. Democrat. Candidate for New York state assembly from New York County 23rd District, 1920. Burial location unknown.
  Coon, Jacob D. — of Mercer County, Mo. Member of Missouri state house of representatives from Mercer County, 1907-10. Burial location unknown.
  Coon, James E. — of Isabella County, Mich. Republican. Candidate in primary for Michigan state house of representatives from Isabella County, 1930. Burial location unknown.
  Coon, Jane Abell (b. 1929) — also known as Jane Abell — Born in Durham, Strafford County, N.H., May 9, 1929. Foreign Service officer; U.S. Ambassador to Bangladesh, 1981-84. Female. Still living as of 1991.
  Relatives: Married to Carleton Stevens Coon, Jr. (1927-).
  See also U.S. State Dept career summary
  Coon, John E. — of Monroe, Ouachita Parish, La. Democrat. Member of Louisiana state house of representatives, 1950; mayor of Monroe, La., 1952-55; alternate delegate to Democratic National Convention from Louisiana, 1956. Presumed deceased. Burial location unknown.
  Coon, Jon (b. 1959) — of Southgate, Wayne County, Mich. Born in Owosso, Shiawassee County, Mich., April 19, 1959. Libertarian. Candidate for U.S. Senator from Michigan, 1994; candidate for Michigan state board of education, 1998. Member, National Rifle Association. Still living as of 1998.
  Coon, Kathryn A. — of Fremont, Alameda County, Calif. Republican. Delegate to Republican National Convention from California, 1972. Female. Still living as of 1972.
  Coon, M. S. — of Michigan. Democrat. Candidate for Michigan state senate 32nd District, 1932. Burial location unknown.
  Coon, Marvin L. (1907-2002) — of Michigan. Born August 6, 1907. Democrat. Candidate for Michigan state senate 32nd District, 1928; candidate for Michigan state auditor general, 1946. Died May 28, 2002 (age 94 years, 295 days). Burial location unknown.
  Coon, Mary Elizabeth (1881-1973) — also known as Mary Elizabeth Lesher; Mrs. Byron M. Coon — of Estherville, Emmet County, Iowa; Takoma Park, Montgomery County, Md.; Los Angeles, Los Angeles County, Calif. Born in Iowa, August 6, 1881. Republican. Delegate to Republican National Convention from Iowa, 1920. Female. Died in Orange County, Calif., September 24, 1973 (age 92 years, 49 days). Interment at Fairhaven Memorial Park, Santa Ana, Calif.
  Relatives: Daughter of William Allred Lesher (1857-1926) and Elvira Jane (Shimer) Lesher (1860-1904); married, June 4, 1906, to Byron McPherson Coon (1880-1972).
  See also Find-A-Grave memorial
  Coon, Michael M. — of Bronx, Bronx County, N.Y. Republican. Candidate for New York state assembly from Bronx County 8th District, 1942. Presumed deceased. Burial location unknown.
  Coon, Park See S. Park Coon
  Coon, Renae — Libertarian. Candidate for U.S. Representative from Michigan 10th District, 2002. Female. Still living as of 2002.
  Coon, Ruth M. — of Detroit, Wayne County, Mich. Democrat. Candidate in primary for delegate to Michigan state constitutional convention from 18th Senatorial District, 1961. Female. Still living as of 1961.
  Coon, S. Park — of Milwaukee, Milwaukee County, Wis. Democrat. Wisconsin state attorney general, 1850-52. Burial location unknown.
  Coon, Sam See Samuel Harrison Coon
  Coon, Samuel H. — of Madison County, N.Y. Member of New York state assembly from Madison County, 1811-12. Burial location unknown.
  Coon, Samuel Harrison (1903-1980) — also known as Sam Coon — of Baker County, Ore. Born in Boise, Ada County, Idaho, April 15, 1903. Republican. Member of Oregon state legislature, 1940; U.S. Representative from Oregon 2nd District, 1953-57; defeated, 1956. Died in Laguna Hills, Orange County, Calif., May 8, 1980 (age 77 years, 23 days). Cremated; ashes scattered.
  See also congressional biography — Govtrack.us page
  Coon, Sandra — of Las Vegas, Clark County, Nev. Candidate for mayor of Las Vegas, Nev., 2007. Female. Still living as of 2007.
  Coon, Stephen Mortimer (1845-1913) — of Oswego, Oswego County, N.Y. Born in Hastings-on-Hudson, Westchester County, N.Y., April 18, 1845. Lawyer; member of New York state assembly from Oswego County 1st District, 1888-89. Died April 9, 1913 (age 67 years, 356 days). Burial location unknown.
  Relatives: Son of Stephen D. Coon and Sarah (Haight) Coon; married, November 23, 1870, to Mary F. Coit.
  Coon, Warren Patten — also known as Warren P. Coon — of Essex County, N.J. Republican. Member of New Jersey state house of assembly from Essex County, 1921-22; candidate for U.S. Representative from New Jersey 8th District, 1922. Burial location unknown.
  Coon, William C. — of Tompkins County, N.Y.; Schuyler County, N.Y. Member of New York state assembly, 1856, 1870-71 (Tompkins County 1st District 1856, Schuyler County 1870-71). Burial location unknown.
  Coon, William H. — of Cortland, Cortland County, N.Y. Republican. Cortland County District Attorney, 1928-31; delegate to New York state constitutional convention 40th District, 1938; Justice of New York Supreme Court 6th District, 1942-58. Burial location unknown.
  Coon, William Hall — of Easton, Fairfield County, Conn. Republican. Physician; member of Connecticut state house of representatives from Easton, 1939-40. Presumed deceased. Burial location unknown.


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