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Harry E. Coombe

Harry E. Coombe, business, executive. Served as captain, Field Artillery, United States Army, 1917-1919.


  • Coombe, Harry E. was born on November 4, 1888 in Cincinnati. Son of Harry H. and Lida (Greenwald) Coombe.

  • Education

    • Bachelor of Arts, Yale, 1910.


    • Machinist, Wm. Powell Company, Cincinnati, 1910-1912, salesman, 1912-1917, assistant to president, 1920-1926, vice president, 1926-1940, became president, general manager, director, 1940, Chairman of the Board general manager, chief executive. Director Philip Cary Manufacturing Company, Robert A. Cline, Inc., Randall Company, 1st National Bank of Cincinnati, Cincinnati Baseball Club Company, Baldwin-Lima-Hamilton Company, Procter & Gamble Company Trustee The Children’s Home.


    Served as captain, Field Artillery, United States Army, 1917-1919. Clubs: Queen City, Camargo, Cincinnati Country, Twenty Nine, Racquet, Commercial, Commonwealth (Cincinnati).


    • Married Mary Anderson, January 27, 1923. Children: Vachel Anderson, Mary Anderson.
    • father: Harry H. Coombe
    • mother: Lida (Greenwald) Coombe
    • spouse: Mary Anderson
    • children: Vachel Anderson Coombe
    • Mary Anderson Coombe
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    Born November 4, 1888
    Died March 7, 1969
    (aged 80)