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Calvin C. Coristine

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  • Name Calvin C. Coristine  [1
    Gender Male 
    Born 1928 
    Occupation Driver For Saginaw Trans 
    Cemetery Mount Carmel Cemetery  [2
    Death Notice Watford Guide Advocate, 1959
    Calvin Coristine, 31, a son of Mrs. Dillon Coristine, of Detroit, and cousin to many relatives in the Watford district, was struck down and killed while walking home from work, in a hit and run accident at Lansing, Mich., this week. Besides his mother, he is survived by his wife and 4 year old daughter; also one brother and two sisters.
    The body was moved here Monday to Harper Funeral Home, where service was held on Wednesday with interment in Mt. Carmel Cemetery, Brooke. Pallbearers were cousins; Orville Acton, Mac Fisher, William Coristine, Alex Coristine, Charles Way and Morris Collins.  [2
    Residence(s) 1955-56: 320 Ranker rd, Lansing, MI
    1959: 2841 Summerset Rd, Dearborn, MI 
    Died 1959  Lansing, Ingham Co., Michigan, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  [2
    Buried 1959  Brooke, Lambton Co., Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  [2
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    Person ID I9790  Lisa's Genealogy
    Last Modified 9 January 2016 

    Family/Spouse Betty Jane Frank,   b. 22 June 1930, Detroit, Wayne Co., Michigan, USA Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 19 May 1998  (Age 67 years) 
    Married about 1953  [1
    Children 
     1. Living
    Family ID F6806  Family Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

  • Notes 
    • Ironwood Daily Globe, March 28, 1959
      State Hunting Hit-Run Driver;
      LANSING (AP) -- All police agencies in the central Michigan area have been asked to join in a search for a hit and run driver who left his victim on a Lansing Township road this morning.
      Killed was Calvin C. Coristine, 31, or Lansing. His body was found on Paulson Rd., Lansing Township, at four a.m. this morning. Ingham County sheriff’s officers estimate he had been dead about and hour.
      Skid marks extending 142 feet were found at the scene of the hit and run killing. Pieces of a car grille found in the area were identified by sheriff’s officers as belonging to a 1955 Buick.

  • Sources 
    1. [S3058] Social Security Applications and Claims Index, 1936-2007.

    2. [S1404] Find A Grave.


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