Mable Coffman (1934 - 1974)

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Leslie Coffman

Leslie Coffman

Walter David Coffman

Walter David Coffman

Sylvan & Ida (Baker) Coffman with another couple

Sylvan & Ida (Baker) Coffman with another couple

Three Dan M. Coffmans

Three Dan M. Coffmans

Benton Coffman

Benton Coffman

Andrew J Coffman

Andrew J Coffman

Sylvan Goodrich Coffman

Sylvan Goodrich Coffman

Evelyn Coffman, Kentucky, 1943

Evelyn Coffman, Kentucky, 1943

Rebecca Matthews Coffman, Iowa 1890

Rebecca Matthews Coffman, Iowa 1890

Jacob Coffman, Iowa 1808-1894

Jacob Coffman, Iowa 1808-1894

Agatha & Lemuel-Old Farm House

Agatha & Lemuel-Old Farm House

Calling Card hand-drawn with a Religous theme

Calling Card hand-drawn with a Religous theme

Jacob and Rebecca Matthews Coffman

Jacob and Rebecca Matthews Coffman

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1917 Looney Family Reunion Leslie Coffman Walter David Coffman Sylvan & Ida (Baker) Coffman with another couple

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1934 - In the year that Mable Coffman was born, on June 6th, the U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission was formed as a response to the stock market crash of 1929 and the continuing Great Depression. Previously, the states regulated the offering and sales of stocks - called "blue sky" laws. They were largely ineffective. Roosevelt created a group (one member was Joseph Kennedy, father of the future President Kennedy) who knew Wall Street well and they defined the mission and operating mode for the SEC. The new organization had broad and stringent rules and oversight and restored public confidence in the stock market in the United States.

1937 - When she was merely 3 years old, on May 28th, the San Francisco Golden Gate Bridge opened to cars. Taking 5 years to build, the 4,200-foot-long suspension bridge was an engineering marvel of its time - 11 men died during construction. The "international orange" color was chosen because it resisted rust and fading. To the present, it is the symbol of the City that is known throughout the world.

1955 - By the time she was 21 years old, on September 10th the TV show "Gunsmoke" debuted on CBS. It went on to be television's longest-running western. Matt Dillon, Chester, Doc Adams, and Miss Kitty became household names.

1961 - She was 27 years old when on April 17th, about 1,000 CIA trained Cuban exiles invaded Cuba with the intention of igniting a rebellion and overthrowing Castro. They were defeated within three days. Although the operation began under Eisenhower, Kennedy approved it and the operation, named the Bay of Pigs for the beach where they landed, was a humiliation for the United States.

1974 - In the year of Mable Coffman's passing, on July 30th, the House Judiciary Committee adopted three articles of impeachment against President Nixon. He was charged with obstruction of justice, failure to uphold laws, and the refusal to produce material subpoenaed by the committee. In order to avoid impeachment, Richard M. Nixon announced that he would resign on August 8th, the first President to do so.

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Mable Coffman passed away in January 1974 at 39 years of age. There is no known cause of death for Mable. She was born on February 25, 1934. We have no information about Mable's surviving family.

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