James Leonard Alfred Coker

23 March 1904–1985 (Age 80)
Oklahoma, United States

The Life of James Leonard Alfred

When James Leonard Alfred Coker was born on 23 March 1904, in Oklahoma, United States, his father, Orville Scott Coker, was 32 and his mother, Nellie Victoria Harris, was 20. He married Iola May Claus on 26 November 1925, in Garfield, Oklahoma, United States. He lived in Cass Township, Stone, Missouri, United States in 1920 and Lincoln Township, Garfield, Oklahoma, United States in 1930. He died in 1985, in Oklahoma, United States, at the age of 81, and was buried in Enid Township, Garfield, Oklahoma, United States.

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James Leonard Alfred Coker
Iola May Claus
Marriage: 26 November 1925

Spouse and Children

26 November 1925
Garfield, Oklahoma, United States

Parents and Siblings





    Opal Pearl Coker


    Leon Lee Coker


    Paul Everett Coker


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World Events (8)

1906 · Saving Food Labels

Age 2

The first of many consumer protection laws which ban foreign and interstate traffic in mislabeled food and drugs. It requires that ingredients be placed on the label.

Age 3

Oklahoma is the 46th state.

Age 23

Charles Lindbergh makes the first solo nonstop transatlantic flight in his plane The Spirit of St. Louis.

Name Meaning

English: habitational name from a group of villages in Somerset named with Coker, from a Celtic river name meaning ‘crooked’.

Dictionary of American Family Names © Patrick Hanks 2003, 2006.

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Sources (3)

  • James Coker, "United States Census, 1930"
  • James L Coker in household of Oville S Coker, "United States Census, 1910"
  • Lenard A Coker in household of Orval S Coker, "United States Census, 1920"

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