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Coffman - Samuel M.


Source: Portrait & Biographical Record of Montgomery, Parke & Fountain Counties, Indiana. (Chapman Brothers, 1893) p 508

Samuel M. COFFMAN, editor and proprietor of the daily and weekly Argus-News, Crawfordsville, Indiana. was born in Rockbridge Co, Va "bout time of de war." After both of those interesting events his birth and the war, he lived with his family in Edgar Co, Ill. For the past 10 years he has been engaged in the newspaper profession and other troubles. He graduated from Wabash College in June 1882 and soon became involved in journalism. In Oct. 1889, he won the heart and hand of Miss Bessie S. KEENEY, a most beautiful and charming young lady, who, he says, has managed to live with him up to the writing of this sketch. He is happily married, prosperous in business and for these two reasons has little else to say. - typed by kbz
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