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Joseph H. Coffin ( Missoula 1945 )

posted: Mar 17, 2010

Joe died February 21, 2010, in LaVerne, California. He was a member of the CPS-103 jumpers and jumped at Missoula during the 1945 season.

Joe moved to California from Indiana in 1923 when his father was appointed dean of Whittier College. Joe graduated from Whittier in 1941.

Joe spent his professional career teaching Auto Mechanics at the high school level. He and his wife, Audine, invented a television research and survey company that later merged into the American Research Bureau.

Throughout his life, he was involved in peace functions, community and with the First Friends Church.