Born: June 11, 1872, Dale Enterprise, Rockingham County, Virginia.
Died: June 28, 1954, Vineland, Ontario, Canada.
Buried: First Mennonite Church, Vineland, Ontario, Canada.
Coffman spent most of his school years in Elkhart County, Indiana, where his family had moved in 1879. He graduated from the Elkhart High School in 1890, and attended the Moody Bible Institute (1894-95 and for six months in 1897-98). From 1890-94, he worked for the Mennonite Publishing Company in Elkhart. He was converted at meetings held in Elkhart by his father, and was baptized on May 26, 1888. He was elected superintendent of the Elkhart Mennonite S… Go to person page >