Cleveland Beach Coe was born on 12 March 1893 at Canova, West Virginia to Charles Cleveland Coe and Anna Stirling Beach.

Husband of Margaret Rebecca Summers and father of Robert Coe and Kenton Coe.

He died at the ASF Regional Hospital in Virginia on 21 November 1945. Residence in 1940 in Chattanooga, Hamilton County, TN, and at the time of death in Knoxville, TN.

2 Lieutenant Artillery 27 Nov 1917 from CL; 1 Lieutenant 18 March 1919. Fort Harrison Ind 27 Aug 1917 to 11 Nov 1917. 323 Field Artillery to Discharge Cp Sherman O; France. Meuse-Argonne. American Expeditionary Forces 12 June 1918 to 19 July 1919. Honorable discharge.

The Knoxville Journal, November 30, 1945
Col. Cleveland Coe, former highway engineer for the Tennessee Valley Authority, died in an Army hospital in Camp Lee, Va., at 4 a.m. yesterday after an illness of more than three weeks. Colonel Coe left the TVA in 1940 to enter the Army and his first assignment was to the post office building here. He was a veteran of World War I. He is survived by his wife, Mrs. Coe; two sons, Robert, now in officer candidate school in New Orleans, and Kenton of Knoxville; his mother, Mrs. Anna B. Coe and a sister, Mrs. Sarah Brace Neas, both of Johnson City.

Photo courtesy of Carl Robert Coe

  • Rank: Lieutenant Colonel
  • Date of birth:
  • 12 March 1893
  • Date of death: 29 November 1945
  • County: Hamilton
  • Hometown: Chattanooga
  • Service Branch: Army/Army Air Forces
  • Conflict: World War I, World War II
  • Burial/Memorial Location: Monte Vista Memorial Park, Johnson City, Washington County, Tennessee
  • Location In Memorial: Pillar X, Middle Panel
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