Alexander Edmond Coles

#1151, b. 24 Jul 1932, d. 24 Dec 1956
Last Edited:19 Sep 2016
FatherEarl Coles b. 15 Nov 1899, d. 8 Oct 1966
MotherAlzire Rivette b. 24 Jan 1900, d. 5 Jul 1989
Relationships7th great-grandson of Etienne Rivet
Great-grandson of Benjamin Lippincott Coles Sr.
ChartsDescendants of Etienne Rivet of Acadia

Outline of Life Events:

OccupationHe worked at the American Cyanamid plant.
BirthAlexander Edmond Coles was born on 24 Jul 1932 at Leonville, St. Landry Parish, LA.1
Census1940, sonAlex Edmond Coles (given age 7) was enumerated on the 1940 Census as a son of Earl Coles (given age 48), living south of the gravel on the First Dirt Road East of Leonville at St. Landry Parish, LA. He attended school, and had completed the first grade.2
MilitaryAlexander Edmond Coles served in the military during the Korean War, as an Airman First Class for the U.S. Air Force.
DeathHe died at age 24 from an accident on 24 Dec 1956 in Jefferson (Luling), Jefferson Parish, LA. He fell from a platform while doing maintenance work at the plant.3,4
BurialHe was buried at Garden of Memories Cemetery in Metairie, Jefferson Parish, LA.


  1. [S27] Edmond Coles Family Bible. Held by Charles Denis Rivette, Houston, TX.
  2. [S787] 1940 U.S. Census. LA. St. Landry Parish. population schedule.
  3. [S468] Death certificate. certified copy.
  4. [S169] Louisiana Statewide Death Index, 1900-1960. Website. Online…