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Jack Banham Coggins, British author, artist. Recipient American Revolution Round Table award for best book on American Revolution, 1969. Served with Army of the United States, 1943-1945, European Theatre of Operations. Member Pastel Society of America, American Society Marine Artists, United States Naval Institute.

Background

Coggins, Jack Banham was born on July 10, 1914 in London. Son of Sidney George and Ethel May (Dobby) Coggins. came to the United States, 1923, naturalized, 1943.

Education

Student, Grand Central School Art, 1931-1933;student, Art League, 1933-1934.

Career

Artist-correspondent, Yank Magazine, 1943-1945;member of faculty art department, Hunter College, New York City, 1948-1953;instructor fine arts, Wyomissing (Pennsylvania) Institute Fine Arts, since 1959.

Works

Membership

Served with Army of the United States, 1943-1945, European Theatre of Operations. Member Pastel Society of America, American Society Marine Artists, United States Naval Institute.

Connections

Married Alma Woods, January 15, 1948.

father:
Sidney George Coggins

mother:
Ethel May (Dobby) Coggins

spouse:
Alma Woods