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Chicago Tribune 11/26/1948

COYNE - Frederick E. Coyne, 88 years, of 4857 N. Talman Avenue, beloved and devoted
husband of the late Pauline, loving father of Frederick Jr., Mrs. Edna Vance, Mason, Richard, the late Pauline and Mrs. Jeannette Dun, fond brother of Ernest and Will and the late Theodore, Robert, George, Mrs. Jenny Middleton, Mrs. Helen Ewald and Anna, fond grandfather of nine grandchildren and great-grandfather of one great-grandchild. Services Saturday, Nov. 27, 3 p.m., at funeral home, 5200 N. Western avenue corner Foster. Interment
private.
Copyright 1948, Chicago Tribune

1948-11-25 - Chicago Tribune (IL)

EX-POSTMASTER COYNE DIES AT 88; FORMER REVENUE CHIEF HERE
Frederick E. Coyne, 88, former collector of internal revenue and Chicago postmaster under President McKinley, died yesterday at his home, 4857 N. Talman Ave. He had retired from active business several years ago.

Mr. Coyne came to Chicago in 1883 from his native New Jersey and began his business career driving a milk wagon. He developed two restaurants and a wholesale bakery. He entered politics and was one of the leaders in the McKinley campaign. He was appointed collector in 1897 and served until 1901 when President McKinley named him postmaster. He remained in that post until 1906.

Surviving are three sons, Frederick Jr., Mason, and Richard, a daughter, Mrs. Edna Vance, two brothers, three sisters, nine grandchildren and one great grandchild. Services will be at 3 p.m. Saturday in the chapel at 5200 N. Western av., with burial private.
Copyright 1948, Chicago Tribune


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