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John Coyle

(26 Nov 1849 - 26 Nov 1927)

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John Coyle

Mary Ida Moyer Lydia Wilhelm

John Russell Coyle


Saturday, November 26, 1927, page 5
John Coyle Dies at 78
Was Employee of Lehigh Valley Railroad for 57 years
John Coyle, lifelong resident of Easton, an employe of the Lehigh Valley Railroad Company for 57 years and a former member of the Easton School Board, died at his home 731 Northampton Street, at 11 o'clock last evening. Had he lived until today Mr. Coyle would have celebrated his 78th birthday anniversary.

Mr. Coyle worked every day until a week ago when he was taken ill. He was born in South Easton and was a son of the long deceased Bernard and Lydia Coyle. Deceased resided on the South Side of 70 years and moved to his present home eight years ago.

He entered the employ of the Lehigh Valley Railroad Company when a young man and learned the trade of machinist. Thirty-eight years ago he was promoted to foreman of the machine department of the South Easton shops and served in that capacity since.

Mr. Coyle was elected a member of the school board of South Side, when that section was a borough, on the Republican ticket and he continued in office when Easton and South Easton were annexed in 1899. He was later elected as a member from the Eleventh ward and served altogether fourteen years and six months as a school director. He was a member of the Second Methodist Episcopal church, South Side, for over 50 years and was a member of the choir for seven years.

Deceased was prominent in fraternal organizations and was a member of Dallas Lodge, No 496, F. & A. M., and Excelsior Council, No 26, and Jr. O.U.A.M., of Easton, and Manitobah Tribe, No. 125 I.O.R.M., of Wilson. His wife, Ida Moyer Coyle, is the only survivor.


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Last Updated on: June 29, 2006

Daughter of William Knauss and Elizabeth
Born: July 1860
Died 09 Oct 1927.