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Harry Buffington Coffee
Birth: Mar. 16, 1890
Death: Oct. 3, 1972
Omaha
Douglas County
Nebraska, USA

US Congressman. He was born in Harrison, Nebraska and raised in Chadron. He was a successful businessman working in the real estate and insurance business as well as organizing the Coffee Cattle Company. He served as a lieutenant in the Army Air Corp during World War I. He was a Congressman for his home state from 1935 to 1943. In 1942 he lost his bid to become a United States Senator so he re-entered private business where he was president of both the Union Stockyard Company and the South Omaha Terminal Railway Company. During his presidencies, he is credited with helping make the Omaha stockyards the largest market in the world, surpassing Chicago in 1951. (bio by: Bigwoo) 
 
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 Spouse:
  Katharine N. Coffee (1898 - 1980)
 
Burial:
Forest Lawn Memorial Park
Omaha
Douglas County
Nebraska, USA
 
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Record added: Oct 18, 2000
Find A Grave Memorial# 13077
Harry Buffington Coffee
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Harry Buffington Coffee
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- Hamish mom
 Added: Oct. 3, 2012
You served our country faithfully. May we always cherish our freedom by honoring your memory. God bless you!
- Darlene T.
 Added: May. 2, 2011

- Doll
 Added: Mar. 16, 2010
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