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Theodore Washington Coggs Edit Profile

Lawyer

Theodore Washington Coggs, American lawyer. Recipient E. Francis Stratford award nat. Bar Association; Human Relations award B’nai B’rith, 1949; Citation of Merit, Milwaukee School Board, 1964.

Background

Coggs, Theodore Washington was born on September 26, 1916 in Muskogee, Oklahoma, United States. Son of Isaac M. and Eula (Brown).

Education

Bachelor of Arts, Howard U., 1940. Bachelor of Laws, University Wisconsin, 1948.

Career

1 son, Gregory. Admitted to Wisconsin bar, 1948-1968, practiced in Milwaukee. Member firms Dorsey & Coggs, 1954-1956, Coggs & McCormick, 1956-1963, Theodore W. Coggs, 1963-1965, 67-68, Coggs & Pittsburgh 1965-1967. President, Milwaukee N.A.A.C.P., 1949-1951, Milwaukee Northside Young Men’s Christian Association, 1948-1968.

Member Milwaukee County Safety Commission, 1950-1968, commissioner Boy Scouts American, 1955-1968.

Membership

Member nat. steering committee American Veterans Committee Lawyers for Johnson-Humphrey, 1963. Board of directors North Side Hospital, Milwaukee, Wisconsin branch American Veterans Committee, Milwaukee committee, president, 1966. Served as First lieutenant Army of the United States, 1940-1945.

Member National (president 1965), American, Wisconsin, Milwaukee bar associations, Kappa Alpha Psi (president 1950-1952).

Connections

Married Pauline Redmond, May 9, 1942.

father:
Isaac M. .

mother:
Eula (Brown).

spouse:
Pauline Redmond