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List of Famous Coroners

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List of famous coroners, with photos, bios, and other information when available. Who are the top coroners in the world? This includes the most prominent coroners, living and dead, both in America and abroad. This list of notable coroners is ordered by their level of prominence, and can be sorted for various bits of information, such as where these historic coroners were born and what their nationality is. The people on this list are from different countries, but what they all have in common is that they're all renowned coroners.

Examples of people on this list: Larry Campbell, Edmund Power Flynn and more.

From reputable, prominent, and well known coroners to the lesser known coroners of today, these are some of the best professionals in the coroner field. If you want to answer the questions, "Who are the most famous coroners ever?" and "What are the names of famous coroners?" then you're in the right place. {#nodes}
  • Cyril Harrison Wecht (born March 20, 1931) is an American forensic pathologist. He has been a consultant in numerous high-profile cases, but is perhaps best known for his criticism of the Warren Commission's findings concerning the assassination of John F. Kennedy. He has been the president of both the American Academy of Forensic Science and the American College of Legal Medicine, and currently heads the board of trustees of the American Board of Legal Medicine. He served as County Commissioner and Allegheny County Coroner and Medical Examiner serving the Pittsburgh metropolitan area.... more on Wikipedia
  • Jennifer Ann Coate (born 8 February 1953) is an Australian jurist. Coate was a Judge of the Family Court of Australia and one of the six Royal Commissioners appointed by the Australian government Royal Commission into Institutional Responses to Child Sexual Abuse.... more on Wikipedia
  • Edmund Power Flynn (August 19, 1828 in Arichat Cape Breton, Nova Scotia – January 26, 1900) was a Canadian politician, Richmond County's first coroner and merchant. He was the son of John Flynn b.1789 d.1839 and Mary Power b.1794 d.1849 both born in Dungarvan, Co. Waterford, Ireland. He was elected to the House of Commons of Canada in 1874 as a Member of the Liberal Party for Richmond. He was re-elected in 1878 and 1887. He was defeated in the elections of 1882 and 1891. He was educated in Cape Breton and became a merchant in Arichat. In 1852, Flynn married Mary Ann Barry (she died in 1862) he then married Ellen Phelan in 1865. He was coroner for Richmond County from 1863 to 1900.Prior to... more on Wikipedia
  • Kerry Benninghoff

    Kerry Benninghoff is a member of the Pennsylvania House of Representatives from the 171st Legislative District. He is the incoming Republican Whip. ... more on Wikipedia