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John Edward Coss

John Edward Coss was American archivist. Member Illinois Federation Archivists, Archival Technicians & Photographers, Springfield Trades & Labor Council (delegate).

Background

  • Coss, John Edward was born on April 2, 1947 in Spring Valley, Illinois, United States. Son of Edward Francis and Doris (Leonard) Coss.

  • Education

    • Associate of Arts, Illinois Valley Community College, 1967. Bachelor, Northwest Missouri State University, 1970.

    Career

    • Senior archivist Illinois State Archives, Springfield, 1971—2002. Retired, 2002.

    Politics

    Church should build bridges with political institutions through organizing ecumenical delegations to the party conferences.

    Religion

    Salvation requires work. It can only be accomplished through effort, and this is what the Gospel is all about.

    Denomination: Methodist

    Views

    Every member of a Christian Church should be delicate to other people and use appropriate language while communicating with others.

    Membership

    Member Illinois Federation Archivists, Archival Technicians & Photographers, Springfield Trades & Labor Council (delegate).

    Personality

    Interests

    Music, reading, golf.

    Connections

    • Married Sherry Lee Ushman, June 4, 1973 (divorced May 1979). 1 child, Stephen John. Married Brenda Lynn Gibson, May 30, 1981.

      1 stepchild, Anthony Robert.
    • father: Edward Francis Coss
    • mother: Doris (Leonard) Coss
    • spouses: Sherry Lee Ushman
    • Brenda Lynn Gibson
    • child: Stephen John Coss
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    Born April 2, 1947
    (age 69)
    Nationality
    • 1967
      Illinois Valley Community College
    • 1970
      Northwest Missouri State University
    • 1971 - 2002
      Senior, archivist Illinois State Archives
      Springfield, Missouri, United States
    • 2002
      retired