182. John Michael4 Coogan (Michael Eugene3, Michael James2, Terrence Francis1) was born in Seattle, King, WA 23 APR 1931. Michael died 27 JAN 2013 in Rockville, Montgomery, MD, at 81 years of age. His body was interred 21 OCT 2013 in Arlington, Arlington, VA, Arlington National Cemetery.
Michael served in the military c.1950. He served in the US Navy aboard the USS Point Cruz.
He was a student in WA. School: University of Washington. He was in Navy ROTC.
Michael's occupation: occupation unknown c.1960. His obituary stated that he "went to work for NASA, and it was there that he invented the dual fly-by mode of taking measurements of a planet through the atmosphere using a platform on each side of the planet."
He was a student in CA. School: Stanford University. He earned his Master's Degree in Biophysics.
Michael's occupation: occupation unknown c.1970. He worked for the US State Department. His obituary listed his postings: Paris as science attache, Ankara on staff of American Embassy to Turkey.
His obituary described Michael's passions: "After retiring, Michael and his wife, Trish, settled in the Washington, D.C. area. He returned to school and then went back to work as a nurse practitioner. Of course, for as long as his family could remember, Michael had been taking classes in microbiology and anatomy and physiology, just for the love of learning."
Michael was always looking for ways to help others. His obituary described these efforts: "A devoted volunteer for many years, Michael enjoyed giving so much back to the community that he loved. He provided medical care and listened compassionately to clients in difficult life circumstances at Zacchaeus Clinic and Bread for the City, where he served as a nurse practitioner. Michael was a born counselor, always available with a listening ear. His regular expression of gratitude for life and the love of those around him made him quite an extraordinary man."
He resided in Rockville, Montgomery, MD. *
John Michael Coogan and Patricia Eleanor Connor had the following children:
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