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Harry Buffington Coffee (1890-1972) was a Nebraskamarker democratic politician.

Born near Harrison, Sioux Co., Nebraska on March 16, 1890, a son of Samuel Buffington Coffee and May Elizabeth Tisdale. Harry graduated from the University of Nebraska-Lincolnmarker in 1913. He sold real estate and insurance in Chadron, Nebraskamarker from 1914 to 1939. During World War I he was a second lieutenant in the Air Service in 1917 and 1918. Organized Coffee Cattle Co., Inc. in 1915 which owned a lot of ranches in Sioux County, Nebraskamarker. He also did some farming.

He was elected as a Democrat to the Seventy-fourth congress and reelected to the next three congresses, serving from January 3, 1935 to January 3, 1943. He ran for the senate in 1942 when his seat was merged and done away with, but he failed to obtain the nomination.

He became a president of a stockyard company and a terminal railway company from 1943 until 1961. In 1961 he was named chairman of the board of the company. He died in Omaha, Nebraskamarker on October 3, 1972. He is buried in Forest Lawn Cemetery in Omaha. He was a member of the Methodist Church and a Freemason.


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