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Dallas Morse Coors (October 26, 1917 – August 7, 1996) was a founding director of the gay Human Rights Campaign Fund. Dallas Coors, heir to the multimillion - dollar business of Coors Beer, came out as a gay man in late 1992. At the time Coors, seventy-five , spoke about his next project — writing his autobiography about coming out.

Dallas Morse Coors was born in Golden, Colorado on 26 Oct 1917 to Herman Frederick Coors and Dorothea C Morse. He attended Beverly Hills High School and the Institute de Touraine, Tours, France, in the summer of 1938. Dallas Coors graduated with a B.A. from Cornell University in 1940. His cousins, brothers Adolph Coors III and Joseph Coors, were his classmates, and all three were members of Kappa Alpha Society and Quill and Dagger society. He later attended Georgetown University. Before WWII he worked for the League of Nations, organizing the Worlds Fair Pavillion. During World War II he was project manager, for Australian manufacturers of North American Aviation P51 aircraft. From there he was assigned vice consul for the U.S. State Dept. in Calcutta, India, and then in Saigon, Vietnam. Later he was made director of the New York Office in Jing Hong & Co., which represented various U.S. firms in China, Burma and India.

He married Sophia Petrovna Wolkonski on May 22, 1950, in New York. Her mother, Irina, was the first child of the composer Sergei Rachmaninoff. Princess Sophia married twice, to Dallas Morse Coors in 1950, and to Allison Temple Wanamaker, Jr. (1918-2004) in 1953.

Dallas Morse Coors, affiliated with the International Banking Dept. of the Bank of America since 1953, joined the Southern Arizona Bank in 1963. Robert W. Heyer, president, said Coors was being retained for further development of the SAB interest in international banking. Coors worked at Western Bancorporation International Bank in New York, with which SAB was affiliated, until April 1963 at which time he moved to Tucson. Coors' affiliation with the International Banking Dept. of Bank of America was concerned with banking problems in Korea, Japan, Pakistan, Afganistan, India, Ceylon, Burma, Vietnam, Laos, Cambodia, Indonesia, Australia and New Zealand.

He passed away on 7 Aug 1996 in Washington, District of Columbia, District of Columbia, USA.

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