Charles T. Coburn Racehorse breeder

January 31, 1991

Charles T. Coburn, a retired racehorse breeder, owner and trainer, died Jan. 24 at Union Memorial Hospital after a long illness.

Services for Mr. Coburn, who was 77 and lived on Pioneer Drive in Northeast Baltimore, were held Monday at the Leonard J. Ruck Funeral Home.

Mr. Coburn retired in 1987 after racing horses since 1955.

The Maryland native owned a breeding farm on Jarrettsville Pike in the Sunnybrook area.

From 1945 until 1955, he owned a Hudson automobile dealership in Towson, and earlier worked for Bethlehem Steel Corp. in Sparrows Point for 13 years.

He is survived by two sisters, Frances Young and Barbara James; a brother, John H. Coburn Sr.; and many nieces and nephews, all of Baltimore.

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