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Kenneth Morrow Coffman

Mechanical contractor

Kenneth Morrow Coffman, American mechanical contractor. Named Layman of year, Tri County Young Men’s Christian Association, 1979; recipient Distinguished Service award, Milwaukee Young Men’s Christian Association.

Background

Coffman, Kenneth Morrow was born on August 3, 1921 in Ann Arbor, Michigan, United States. Son of Harold and Coe Aletha (Morrow) Coffman.

Career

Executive vice president Stanley Carter Company, Ohio, 1957—1959, Milwaukee W & H Inc., 1964—1970, Downey Inc., Milwaukee, 1959—1964, president, 1977—1985, chairman board directors, from 1986. Vice president sales Wenzel & Henoch Company, 1959—1964. Served with United States Marine Corps, 1943-1946.

Membership

Board directors Young Men’s Christian Association, Milwaukee, 1965—1987, Tri County, 1973—1978. Chairman board managers Camp Minikani, 1965—1982. Chairman American Cancer Society Council, 1987.

Member of Sheet Metal and Air Conditioning Contractors National Association, National Mechanical Equipment Service and Maintenance Bureau (board directors 1982-1987), Mechanical Contractors Association American 1977-1986, (president 1983-1984, board directors 1982-1988, president 1988), National Association Plumbing, Heating, Cooling Contractors, National Fire Protection Association, Wisconsin Construction Employers Council (board directors 1973-1987), Mechanical Contractors Development Fund. (president 1972-1973, board directors 1972-1987), Mechanical Contractors Association South East Wisconsin (director 1970-1980, president 1974-1975), National Certified Pipe Welders Bureau Wisconsin (board directors 1973-1986).

Connections

Married Barbara Ann Porth, December 30, 1943 (deceased 1983). Children: Gregory, Deborah Coffman Greene, Jenifer Coffman Dillon. Married Robin Sanders Gibbs, December 28, 1986.