Edward J. Coughlin (July 25, 1885 – October 10, 1945) was an American civil engineer and politician from New York.
He attended the public schools and St. Patrick's Academy in Troy, Albany Business College, the City College of New York, and Heffley Institute in Brooklyn. During World War I, he served with the American Expeditionary Forces in France as a sergeant first class. He married Minnie B. (1892–1975).
Coughlin was a member of the New York State Assembly (Kings Co., 11th D.) in 1923, 1924, 1925, 1926, 1927, 1928, 1929, 1930, 1931, 1932, 1933 and 1934. On April 14, 1930, he was hurt in an airplane wreck in Albany.
He was a member of the New York State Senate (6th D.) from 1935 to 1944, sitting in the 158th, 159th, 160th, 161st, 162nd, 163rd and 164th New York State Legislatures. On February 21, 1941, he was badly injured when he fell down a stairway and crashed through a glass door.
- New York Red Book (1944; pg. 58)
- ESCAPES IN PLANE WRECK in the New York Times on April 15, 1930 (subscription required)
- SENATOR E.J. COUGHLIN GRAVELY HURT IN FALL in the New York Times on February 21, 1941 (subscription required)
- EDWARD COUGHLIN, STATE EX-SENATOR in the New York Times on October 11, 1945 (subscription required)
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