Coe, Albert Buckner was born on April 16, 1888 in Henderson, North Carolina, United States. Son of Samuel Walker and Laura (Buckner) Coe.
Bachelor of Arts, Western Maryland. College, Westminster, 1909. Bachelor of Divinity, Yale Divinity School, 1922.
Student summer sessions Johns Hopkins University, and Cambridge (England) University. Doctor of Divinity, Yankton (South Dakot) College, 1930, Western Maryland College, 1942, Yale, 1955.
Pastor Broadway Winterhill Congressional Church, Somerville, Massachusetts, 1922-1925, Second Congressional Church, Waterbury, Connecticut, 1925-1930, First Congressional Church, Oak Park, Illinois, 1930-1949. President Massachusetts Congressional Conference and Missionary Society, 1949-1958.
Author: Born For Victory. Let Us Pray, 1952.
Member of Executive Committee General Council Congressional Christian Churches, 1936-1942. Member Federal Council Commision on Bases for Just and Durable Peace. Member executive council United Church of Christ.
Trustee Andover-Newton Seminary, Talladega (Alabama) College, Berea (Kentucky) College, Lady Doak College, India. Served as lieutenant of artillery, United States Army, in France and Germany, World War I. Moderator Illinois State Conference of Congressional Christian Church, 1944-1946, General Council Congressional Christian Churches in United States of America, 1954-1956. Member Congressional Christian Deputation to Missionary Work, India, Near East, 1945-1946.
Club: Congressional (Boston).
Married Katharine Chalmers, June 21, 1921. Children: Chalmers, Buckner, Anstey.