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archivist

John Edward Coss, 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

A member of a Christian Church should support all social initiatives having a purpose to maintain and strengthen well-being and progress of the whole community and its members.

Views

Spiritual support, encouragement and challenge should be major strengths of a Christian community.

Membership

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

Interests

  • Other Interests

    Avocations: music, reading, golf. E-mail: jcoss@ccgate.sos.state.il.us.

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

spouse:
Sherry Lee Ushman

spouse:
Brenda Lynn Gibson

child:
Stephen John Coss