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James Robert Coffin (born October 7, 1942 in Anaheim, California)[1] is an American politician.

Bob Coffin
Ward 3 Councilman, Las Vegas City Council
Assumed office
Preceded byGary Reese
Member of the Nevada Senate
from the Clark 10 district
In office
Preceded byNew District
Succeeded byRuben Kihuen
Member of the Nevada Senate
from the Clark 3 (Dual-Member District) district
In office
Serving with John Vergiels (1986-1992)
Sue Lowden (1992-1996)
Valerie Wiener (1996-2002)
Preceded byHelen A. Foley
Succeeded byDual-Member District dissolved, Single-Member District 10 created
Member of the Nevada Assembly
from the Clark 9 district
In office
Preceded byHelen A. Foley
Succeeded byEileen B. Brookman
Personal details
Born (1942-10-07) October 7, 1942 (age 77)
Anaheim, California, U.S.
Political partyDemocratic
Spouse(s)Mary Coffin
ProfessionBusiness owner

He is a Las Vegas city councilman, representing the city's east side in Ward 3. He was a Democratic member of the Nevada Senate, representing Clark County District 10 from 1987-2011 and a member of the Nevada Assembly from 1983 through 1985. In 1990, he worked as an international observer at the Nicaraguan elections.

Coffin is Mexican American. He and his wife Mary have two children. He also has one son from his first marriage.[1]

Coffin graduated from the University of Nevada, Las Vegas with a BS in Accounting/Business Administration.[1]


  1. ^ a b c "James Coffin Biography". Project Vote Smart. Retrieved 20 November 2012.

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