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Thomas Emmet Coleman

Thomas Emmet Coleman, business executive. member of advisory board Lumbermens Mutual Insurance Company, Illinois Fidelity Life Association. Chairman Republican Party of Wisconsin, 1943-1947; member Executive Committee Robert A. Taft Foundation.

Background

  • Coleman, Thomas Emmet was born on February 20, 1893 in Aurora, Illinois, United States. Son of Thomas Augustine and Nora (Flynn) Coleman.

  • Education

    • Bachelor of Philisophy, University of Chicago, 1914.

    Career

    • Started in production department Madison-Kipp Corporation, manufacturing machinery, Madison, Wisconsin, 1914, later in sales department, then became vice president, president, since 1927. Director Security State Bank, 1918-1953, president, 1926-1935. Member of advisory board Lumbermens Mutual Insurance Company, Illinois Fidelity Life Association.

      Chairman Republican Party of Wisconsin, 1943-1947. Vice chairman Republican National Committee (resigned 1949). Floor manager Senator Robert Taft, Republican Convention, 1952.

      Member Executive Committee Robert A. Taft Foundation.

    Religion

    Denomination: Roman Catholic

    Membership

    Member of advisory board Lumbermens Mutual Insurance Company, Illinois Fidelity Life Association. Chairman Republican Party of Wisconsin, 1943-1947. Member Executive Committee Robert A. Taft Foundation.

    Clubs: Madison, Maple Bluff Golf (Madison, Wisconsin).

    Connections

    • Married Catherine Esther Head, June 23, 1917. Children: Thomas Head, Catherine Head, Jerome Reed.
    • father: Thomas Augustine Coleman
    • mother: Nora (Flynn) Coleman
    • spouse: Catherine Esther Head
    • children: Thomas Head Coleman
    • Catherine Head Coleman
    • Jerome Reed Coleman
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    Born February 20, 1893
    Died February 4, 1964
    (aged 70)
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