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COHEN (Soundex C500) — See also CHEN, COEN, COHAN, COHEE, COHELAN, COHENOUR, COHN, COHON, COWEN, ENOCH, GOHEN, HONCE, KOHEN.

  COHEN: See also Morris Berthold Abram — Paulina Archangelsky — Morris Atlas — Jack H. Backman — Samuel David Berger — Seymour Besunder — Henry Brash — Harold Brown — Billy Cohen Coleman — Howard Melvin Fast — Simeon Moses Johnson — David Adolph Korn — Lori Cohen Moseley — Benjamin Louis Rosenbloom — Henrietta Wyman
  Cohen, A. H. — Democrat. Delegate to Gold Democrat National Convention from Illinois, 1896. Burial location unknown.
  Cohen, Aaron — of Milwaukee, Milwaukee County, Wis. Democrat. Alternate delegate to Democratic National Convention from Wisconsin, 1936. Presumed deceased. Burial location unknown.
  Cohen, Aaron — also known as Mike Cohen — of Kanawha County, W.Va. Republican. Candidate for West Virginia state house of delegates from Kanawha County, 1960, 1962, 1964. Still living as of 1964.
  Cohen, Aaron B. — of Glen Cove, Nassau County, Long Island, N.Y. Republican. Candidate for mayor of Glen Cove, N.Y., 1959; alternate delegate to Republican National Convention from New York, 1964. Still living as of 1964.
  Cohen, Aaron K. — Communist. Candidate for Presidential Elector for California, 1972. Still living as of 1972.
  Cohen, Abraham A. — of Manhattan, New York County, N.Y. Republican. Candidate for New York state assembly from New York County 2nd District, 1923. Burial location unknown.
  Cohen, Albert Martin (b. 1901) — also known as Albert M. Cohen — of Brooklyn, Kings County, N.Y. Born in Brooklyn, Kings County, N.Y., June 10, 1901. Democrat. Lawyer; member of New York state assembly from Kings County 23rd District, 1928-34. Member, Freemasons; Knights of Pythias. Burial location unknown.
  Cohen, Alfred F. — of Buffalo, Erie County, N.Y. Democrat. Candidate for New York state assembly from Erie County 2nd District, 1925, 1926. Burial location unknown.
  Cohen, Alfred Morton (1859-1949) — also known as Alfred M. Cohen — of Cincinnati, Hamilton County, Ohio. Born in Cincinnati, Hamilton County, Ohio, October 19, 1859. Democrat. Lawyer; candidate for mayor of Cincinnati, Ohio, 1900; candidate for Presidential Elector for Ohio, 1920, 1924, 1928; Presidential Elector for Ohio, 1940. Jewish. Member, Urban League; B'nai B'rith. Died in Cincinnati, Hamilton County, Ohio, March 9, 1949 (age 89 years, 141 days). Burial location unknown.
  Cohen, Anna — of Pennsylvania. Socialist. Delegate to Socialist National Convention from Pennsylvania, 1912. Female. Burial location unknown.
  Cohen, Barney — of Orlando, Orange County, Fla. Candidate in primary for mayor of Orlando, Fla., 1952. Presumed deceased. Burial location unknown.
  Cohen, Ben — of Coronado, San Diego County, Calif. Candidate for mayor of Coronado, Calif., 1986. Still living as of 1986.
  Cohen, Benjamin — of New Britain, Hartford County, Conn. People's candidate for Connecticut state house of representatives from New Britain, 1948. Presumed deceased. Burial location unknown.
  Cohen, Benjamin M. — of Woodbine, Cape May County, N.J. Democrat. Alternate delegate to Democratic National Convention from New Jersey, 1944. Presumed deceased. Burial location unknown.
  Cohen, Benjamin W. — Socialist. Candidate for U.S. Representative from Connecticut 1st District, 1950. Presumed deceased. Burial location unknown.
  Cohen, Bernard — of Brockton, Plymouth County, Mass. Democrat. Delegate to Democratic National Convention from Massachusetts, 1964. Still living as of 1964.
  Cohen, Bernard — of Stamford, Fairfield County, Conn. Republican. Engineer; candidate in primary for mayor of Stamford, Conn., 1981. Still living as of 1981.
  Cohen, Bernard S. — also known as Bernie Cohen — of Alexandria, Va. Democrat. Alternate delegate to Democratic National Convention from Virginia, 1980. Still living as of 1980.
  Cohen, Bernie See Bernard S. Cohen
  Cohen, Beryl W. (born c.1935) — of Brookline, Norfolk County, Mass. Born about 1935. Democrat. Lawyer; alternate delegate to Democratic National Convention from Massachusetts, 1964; member of Massachusetts state senate, 1965-70; won fame for his representation of long-term residents of a Massachusetts institution for the mentally retarded; censured in 1983 and disciplined in 1988 for attorney misconduct, over neglect of probate matters. Still living as of 2007.
  Cohen, Bruce — Libertarian. Candidate for U.S. Representative from California 48th District, 2004. Still living as of 2004.
  Cohen, Burt — of New Castle, Rockingham County, N.H. Democrat. Alternate delegate to Democratic National Convention from New Hampshire, 1996. Still living as of 1996.
  Cohen, Carol I. — of Westfield, Union County, N.J. Democrat. Delegate to Democratic National Convention from New Jersey, 1996. Female. Still living as of 1996.
  Cohen, Carolyn J. — of Garden Ridge, Comal County, Tex. Democrat. Delegate to Democratic National Convention from Texas, 2008. Female. Still living as of 2008.
  Cohen, Charles H. — Republican. Candidate for U.S. Representative from New York 9th District, 1962, 1964. Still living as of 1964.
  Cohen, Charles I. — Republican. Member, National Labor Relations Board, 1994-96. Still living as of 1996.
  Cohen, Charles N. — of Brooklyn, Kings County, N.Y. Justice of New York Supreme Court 2nd District, 1953. Presumed deceased. Burial location unknown.
  Cohen, Charles P. — of New Jersey. Democrat. Candidate for New Jersey state house of assembly 25th District, 1975. Still living as of 1975.
  Cohen, Dan — of Minneapolis, Hennepin County, Minn. Republican. Alternate delegate to Republican National Convention from Minnesota, 1968. Still living as of 1968.
  Cohen, Dan — of Pittsburgh, Allegheny County, Pa. Democrat. Delegate to Democratic National Convention from Pennsylvania, 1992. Still living as of 1992.
  Cohen, David — of Easton, Talbot County, Md. Democrat. Delegate to Democratic National Convention from Maryland, 1940. Presumed deceased. Burial location unknown.
  Cohen, David — of East Chicago, Lake County, Ind. Democrat. Alternate delegate to Democratic National Convention from Indiana, 1964. Still living as of 1964.
  Cohen, David — of Manhattan, New York County, N.Y. Democrat. Delegate to Democratic National Convention from New York, 2004. Still living as of 2004.
  Cohen, David — of Redondo Beach, Los Angeles County, Calif. Republican. Alternate delegate to Republican National Convention from California, 2008. Still living as of 2008.
  Cohen, David B. — of Philadelphia, Philadelphia County, Pa. Democrat. Candidate in primary for mayor of Philadelphia, Pa., 1971. Still living as of 2002.
  Cohen, David B. — Republican. Candidate for U.S. Representative from California 27th District, 1990. Still living as of 1990.
  Cohen, David B. — of Newton, Middlesex County, Mass. Mayor of Newton, Mass., 1998-. Still living as of 2009.
  Cohen, David L. — of New York. Democrat. Presidential Elector for New York, 2000. Still living as of 2000.
  Cohen, Ed — of Waterville, Kennebec County, Maine. Democrat. Delegate to Democratic National Convention from Maine, 2004. Still living as of 2004.
  Cohen, Eleanore K. — of Livingston, Essex County, N.J. Democrat. Delegate to Democratic National Convention from New Jersey, 1996. Female. Still living as of 1996.
  Cohen, Elizabeth J. — of Colchester, New London County, Conn. Democrat. Postmaster at Colchester, Conn., 1961-80 (acting, 1961-63). Female. Still living as of 1980.
  Cohen, Ellen — Democrat. Member of Texas state house of representatives 134th District; elected 2006, 2008; defeated, 2010. Female. Still living as of 2010.
  Cohen, Elliott — of Hartford, Hartford County, Conn. Republican. Candidate for Connecticut state senate 2nd District, 1970. Still living as of 1970.
  Cohen, Emil L. (born c.1912) — Born about 1912. Lawyer; Justice of New York Supreme Court 8th District, 1962; appointed 1962. Presumed deceased. Burial location unknown.
  Cohen, Ernest A. R. — of Schenectady County, N.Y. Democrat. Candidate for New York state assembly from Schenectady County 2nd District, 1935. Presumed deceased. Burial location unknown.
  Cohen, Ernest Allen — of Bergen County, N.J. Democrat. Candidate for New Jersey state house of assembly District 13-B, 1969. Still living as of 1969.
  Cohen, Felice D. — of Washington, D.C. Democrat. Delegate to Democratic National Convention from District of Columbia, 1968. Female. Still living as of 1968.
  Cohen, Florence — of Philadelphia, Philadelphia County, Pa. Democrat. Delegate to Democratic National Convention from Pennsylvania, 1996. Female. Still living as of 1996.
  Cohen, Fred B. (1913-1970) — of Bremerton, Kitsap County, Wash. Born in Bremerton, Kitsap County, Wash., February 8, 1913. Democrat. Delegate to Democratic National Convention from Washington, 1944 (alternate), 1948; Kitsap County Prosecutor. Shot and killed on his porch by an unknown gunman, in Bremerton, Kitsap County, Wash., January 19, 1970 (age 56 years, 345 days). Entombed at Miller-Woodlawn Cemetery, Bremerton, Wash.
  Cohen, Frederick L. — of Brooklyn, Kings County, N.Y. Republican. Candidate for New York state senate 11th District, 1954. Presumed deceased. Burial location unknown.
  Cohen, George Harry (b. 1892) — also known as George H. Cohen — of Hartford, Hartford County, Conn. Born in Lowell, Middlesex County, Mass., February 5, 1892. Republican. Lawyer; served in the U.S. Army during World War I; magazine editor; U.S. Attorney for Connecticut, 1934. Jewish. Member, American Bar Association; Phi Beta Kappa; B'nai B'rith; Freemasons. Burial location unknown.
  Relatives: Son of Abraham L. Cohen and Sarah (Grodjiensky) Cohen; married, August 25, 1931, to Pauline Kaufman.
  Cohen, Gerry — of Raleigh, Wake County, N.C. Democrat. Member, Rules Committee, Democratic National Convention, 2008. Still living as of 2008.
  Cohen, Gershon E. — Independent candidate for Presidential Elector for Alaska, 2008. Still living as of 2008.
  Cohen, Goodman I. — of Wayne County, Mich. Democrat. Candidate in primary for Michigan state senate 3rd District, 1932. Burial location unknown.
  Cohen, Heffren J. — of Niagara County, N.Y. Democrat. Candidate for New York state assembly from Niagara County 1st District, 1936. Presumed deceased. Burial location unknown.
  Cohen, Henrietta See Henrietta Wyman
  Cohen, Herbert A. — of York, York County, Pa. Democrat. Alternate delegate to Democratic National Convention from Pennsylvania, 1944. Presumed deceased. Burial location unknown.
  Cohen, Herbert B. — of York, York County, Pa. Democrat. Delegate to Democratic National Convention from Pennsylvania, 1940, 1956 (alternate); candidate for justice of Pennsylvania state supreme court, 1956. Presumed deceased. Burial location unknown.
  Cohen, Herbert L. — of Fairfield, Fairfield County, Conn. Republican. Member of Connecticut state house of representatives from Fairfield; elected 1932. Burial location unknown.
  Cohen, Herman Jay (b. 1932) — also known as Herman J. Cohen — of New York. Born in New York City (unknown county), N.Y., February 10, 1932. University professor; U.S. Ambassador to Senegal, 1977-80; Gambia, 1977-80; Assistant U.S. Secretary of State for African Affairs, 1989-93. Member, Council on Foreign Relations. Still living as of 2015.
  See also Wikipedia article — U.S. State Dept career summary — NNDB dossier
  Cohen, Herman Max (1888-1970) — also known as Herman M. Cohen — of Kansas City, Jackson County, Mo.; St. Paul, Ramsey County, Minn.; Tucson, Pima County, Ariz. Born in Russia, October 26, 1888. Republican. Rabbi; offered prayer, Republican National Convention, 1928. Died, in Tucson Medical Center, Tucson, Pima County, Ariz., April 14, 1970 (age 81 years, 170 days). Interment at Evergreen Memorial Park, Tucson, Ariz.
  Relatives: Married to Hannah Kulakofsky (1896-1981).
  See also Find-A-Grave memorial
  Cohen, Hyman — of Brooklyn, Kings County, N.Y. Democrat. Delegate to Democratic National Convention from New York, 1980, 1984. Still living as of 1984.
  Cohen, Irma — of West Hollywood, Hollywood, Broward County, Fla. Democrat. Delegate to Democratic National Convention from Florida, 1996. Female. Still living as of 1996.
  Cohen, Irving — of Nassau County, N.Y. Democrat. Candidate for New York state assembly from Nassau County 5th District, 1956. Presumed deceased. Burial location unknown.
  Cohen, Irving R. — of Manhattan, New York County, N.Y. American Labor candidate for New York state senate 19th District, 1952. Presumed deceased. Burial location unknown.
  Cohen, Irving W. — of Brooklyn, Kings County, N.Y. Socialist. Candidate for New York state assembly from Kings County 7th District, 1934, 1935. Burial location unknown.
  Cohen, Irwin N. — of Illinois. U.S. Attorney for the Northern District of Illinois, 1954. Presumed deceased. Burial location unknown.
  Cohen, Isaac — of Manhattan, New York County, N.Y. Democrat. Candidate for New York state assembly from New York County 15th District, 1921. Jewish. Burial location unknown.
  Cohen, Isaac L. — U.S. Consular Agent in Tetuan, as of 1897. Burial location unknown.
  Cohen, Jack — of Philadelphia, Philadelphia County, Pa. Democrat. Alternate delegate to Democratic National Convention from Pennsylvania, 1972. Still living as of 1972.
  Cohen, Jacob G. — of New York. Democrat. Candidate for New York state treasurer, 1918. Burial location unknown.
  Cohen, Jacques — of Manhattan, New York County, N.Y. Democrat. Candidate for New York state assembly from New York County 7th District, 1923. Burial location unknown.
  Cohen, Jeffrey A. — Democrat. Justice of New York Supreme Court 9th District; elected 2009. Still living as of 2009.
  Cohen, Jeremy — also known as Spike Cohen — Libertarian. Candidate for Vice President of the United States, 2020. Still living as of 2020.
  See also Ballotpedia article
  Cohen, Jim — Democrat. Candidate for U.S. Representative from Connecticut 5th District, 1986. Still living as of 1986.
  Cohen, John Sanford (1870-1935) — also known as John S. Cohen — of Atlanta, Fulton County, Ga. Born in Augusta, Richmond County, Ga., February 26, 1870. Democrat. Member of Democratic National Committee from Georgia, 1924-; U.S. Senator from Georgia, 1932-33. Episcopalian. Jewish ancestry. Member, Freemasons; Shriners; Elks. Died in Atlanta, Fulton County, Ga., May 13, 1935 (age 65 years, 76 days). Interment at Westview Cemetery, Atlanta, Ga.
  See also congressional biography — Govtrack.us page — Wikipedia article
  Cohen, Joseph — of Bronx, Bronx County, N.Y. Republican. Candidate for New York state assembly from Bronx County 5th District, 1936, 1936, 1937, 1938. Presumed deceased. Burial location unknown.
  Cohen, Joseph E. — of Pennsylvania. Socialist. Delegate to Socialist National Convention from Pennsylvania, 1912, 1920; candidate for Presidential Elector for Pennsylvania, 1920. Burial location unknown.
  Cohen, Joseph N. — of Brooklyn, Kings County, N.Y. Socialist. Candidate for U.S. Representative from New York 5th District, 1930; candidate for New York state assembly, 1934 (Kings County 18th District), 1937 (Kings County 20th District); candidate for New York state senate 8th District, 1936, 1938. Burial location unknown.
Joshua J. Cohen Cohen, Joshua J. (b. 1973) — of Annapolis, Anne Arundel County, Md. Born in Annapolis, Anne Arundel County, Md., 1973. Democrat. Mayor of Annapolis, Md., 2009-. Still living as of 2014.
  Image source: Maryland Manual On-Line
  Cohen, Josiah (1840-1930) — of Allegheny County, Pa. Born in Plymouth, Cornwall, England, November 29, 1840. Republican. Lawyer; chair of Allegheny County Republican Party, 1882; Presidential Elector for Pennsylvania, 1884; orphan's court judge in Pennsylvania, 1901-07; common pleas court judge in Pennsylvania 5th District, 1907-29. Jewish. Member, B'nai B'rith. Among the founders of the Union of American Hebrew Hebrew Congregations (denominational body, now the Union for Reform Judaism); also a founder, in 1875, of Hebrew Union College in Cincinnati. Died June 11, 1930 (age 89 years, 194 days). Interment at West View Jewish Cemetery, Squirrel Hill, Pittsburgh, Pa.
  Relatives: Son of Henry Cohen and Rose Cohen; married, January 28, 1868, to Carrie Naumberg.
  See also Find-A-Grave memorial
  Cohen, Joyce — of Detroit west side, Wayne County, Mich. Democrat. Delegate to Democratic National Convention from Michigan, 1976. Female. Still living as of 1976.
  Cohen, Jules — of Brooklyn, Kings County, N.Y. Liberal. Candidate for U.S. Representative from New York 10th District, 1949. Presumed deceased. Burial location unknown.
  Cohen, Julian M. — of Detroit, Wayne County, Mich. Democrat. Candidate in primary for delegate to Michigan state constitutional convention from Wayne County 12th District, 1961. Still living as of 1961.
  Cohen, Kim — of Boulder, Boulder County, Colo. Democrat. Delegate to Democratic National Convention from Colorado, 2004. Still living as of 2004.
  Cohen, Larry — of Washington, D.C. Democrat. Member of Democratic National Committee from District of Columbia, 2008; delegate to Democratic National Convention from District of Columbia, 2008. Still living as of 2008.
  Cohen, Lauri — of Brooklyn, Kings County, N.Y. Democrat. Delegate to Democratic National Convention from New York, 1984. Female. Still living as of 1984.
  Cohen, Lawrence D. — of St. Paul, Ramsey County, Minn. Democrat. Mayor of St. Paul, Minn., 1972-76. Jewish. Still living as of 1976.
  Cohen, Leon E. — of Somerset County, N.J. Democrat. Candidate for New Jersey state house of assembly District 8, 1971. Still living as of 1971.
  Cohen, Leonard N. — of Manhattan, New York County, N.Y. Democrat. Alternate delegate to Democratic National Convention from New York, 1964. Still living as of 1964.
  Cohen, Lewis E. — of New Kensington, Westmoreland County, Pa. Democrat. Alternate delegate to Democratic National Convention from Pennsylvania, 1940. Presumed deceased. Burial location unknown.
  Cohen, Louis — of New York, New York County, N.Y. Member of New York state assembly from New York County 12th District, 1880-81. Burial location unknown.
  Cohen, Louis — Democrat. Delegate to Democratic National Convention from Georgia, 1900. Burial location unknown.
  Cohen, Louis — of Virginia. Communist. Candidate for Presidential Elector for Virginia, 1928. Burial location unknown.
  Cohen, Louis — Labor candidate for Presidential Elector for Pennsylvania, 1928. Burial location unknown.
  Cohen, Louis — of Bronx, Bronx County, N.Y. Democrat. Delegate to New York state constitutional convention 22nd District, 1938; delegate to Democratic National Convention from New York, 1940 (alternate), 1944 (alternate), 1948, 1952, 1956, 1960; acting postmaster at Bronx, N.Y., 1962-65. Presumed deceased. Burial location unknown.
  Cohen, Louis S. — of Wilmington, New Castle County, Del. Republican. Candidate for Delaware state house of representatives from New Castle County 2nd District, 1958; alternate delegate to Republican National Convention from Delaware, 1960. Still living as of 1960.
  Cohen, Loy A. — of Michigan. Freedom Now candidate for secretary of state of Michigan, 1964. Still living as of 1964.
  Cohen, Manuel F. — Member, U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission, 1961-69; chair, U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission, 1964-69. Still living as of 1969.
  Cohen, Margaret L. — Democrat. Delegate to Democratic National Convention from Democrats Abroad, 1996. Female. Still living as of 1996.
  Cohen, Marilyn F. — of West Hartford, Hartford County, Conn. Democrat. Delegate to Democratic National Convention from Connecticut, 1996, 2000; Presidential Elector for Connecticut, 2000. Female. Still living as of 2000.
  Cohen, Mark B. — of Philadelphia, Philadelphia County, Pa. Democrat. Delegate to Democratic National Convention from Pennsylvania, 2004, 2008. Still living as of 2008.
  Cohen, Mark Howard (b. 1955) — Born in Miami Beach, Miami-Dade County, Fla., 1955. U.S. District Judge for the Northern District of Georgia, 2014-. Still living as of 2017.
  See also federal judicial profile
  Cohen, Maurice S. — of New York. Democrat. Candidate for New York state treasurer, 1916. Burial location unknown.
  Cohen, Max — of Westchester County, N.Y. Socialist. Candidate for New York state senate 26th District, 1926. Burial location unknown.
  Cohen, Max I. — of Brooklyn, Kings County, N.Y. Democrat. Alternate delegate to Democratic National Convention from New York, 1964. Still living as of 1964.
  Cohen, Mayer — of Donaldsonville, Ascension Parish, La.; New Roads, Pointe Coupee Parish, La. Republican. Delegate to Republican National Convention from Louisiana, 1888 (alternate), 1896 (member, Committee on Rules and Order of Business), 1908 (alternate), 1912 (alternate). Burial location unknown.
  Cohen, Michael — of Queens, Queens County, N.Y. Democrat. Delegate to Democratic National Convention from New York, 2000; member of New York state assembly 28th District; elected 2000. Still living as of 2000.
  Cohen, Michael R. — Libertarian. Candidate for U.S. Representative from Connecticut 3rd District, 1982, 1984. Still living as of 1984.
  Cohen, Mike See Aaron Cohen
  Cohen, Mildred — Democrat. Candidate for Presidential Elector for New Jersey, 1972. Female. Still living as of 1972.
  Cohen, Mitchell Harry (1904-1991) — Born in Philadelphia, Philadelphia County, Pa., September 11, 1904. U.S. District Judge for New Jersey, 1962-74; took senior status 1974. Died in Philadelphia, Philadelphia County, Pa., January 7, 1991 (age 86 years, 118 days). Burial location unknown.
  See also federal judicial profile
  Cohen, Morris N. — of Bloomfield, Hartford County, Conn. Democrat. Member of Connecticut state house of representatives; defeated, 1942 (Bloomfield); elected 1960, 1962, 1970. Presumed deceased. Burial location unknown.
  Cohen, Nathan — of Eastport, Washington County, Maine. Democrat. Delegate to Democratic National Convention from Maine, 1964; acting postmaster at Eastport, Maine, 1967-69. Still living as of 1969.
  Cohen, Neil M. — of New Jersey. Democrat. Delegate to Democratic National Convention from New Jersey, 2000; member of New Jersey state house of assembly 20th District; elected 2003. Still living as of 2003.
  Cohen, Patricia F. — of California. Democrat. Alternate delegate to Democratic National Convention from California, 2000. Female. Still living as of 2000.
  Cohen, Paul M. — of San Rafael, Marin County, Calif. Democrat. Delegate to Democratic National Convention from California, 2000, 2004 (alternate), 2008. Still living as of 2008.
  Cohen, Paulina See Paulina Archangelsky
  Cohen, Phil See Philip Q. Cohen
  Cohen, Philip See S. Philip Cohen
  Cohen, Philip J. — of Norfolk, Va. Whig. Postmaster at Norfolk, Va., 1852. Burial location unknown.
  Cohen, Philip Q. — also known as Phil Cohen — of Brooklyn Center, Hennepin County, Minn. Mayor of Brooklyn Center, Minn., 1966-77. Still living as of 1977.
  Cohen, Richard A. — of Delaware. Libertarian. Candidate for U.S. Representative from Delaware at-large, 1982, 1990. Still living as of 1990.
  Cohen, Richard A. — of Agawam, Hampden County, Mass. Mayor of Agawam, Mass., 2000-11. Still living as of 2011.
  Cohen, Richard J. — of St. Paul, Ramsey County, Minn. Democrat. Member of Minnesota state house of representatives, 1977-78, 1983-86 (District 63-B 1977-78, District 64-B 1983-86); member of Minnesota state senate 64th District, 1987-; delegate to Democratic National Convention from Minnesota, 2000 (alternate), 2004, 2008. Still living as of 2016.
  See also Minnesota Legislator record
  Cohen, Richard Stockman (1937-1998) — also known as Richard S. Cohen — of Augusta, Kennebec County, Maine. Born in Brookline, Norfolk County, Mass., April 5, 1937. Maine state attorney general, 1979-80; U.S. Attorney for Maine, 1981-93. Died of Crohn's disease, in Mount Sinai Hospital, Manhattan, New York County, N.Y., April 13, 1998 (age 61 years, 8 days). Interment at Harrison Village Cemetery, Harrison, Maine.
  Epitaph: "Devoted son husband and father."
  See also Wikipedia article — Find-A-Grave memorial
  Cohen, Robert — of Pittsburgh, Allegheny County, Pa. Republican. Candidate for Pennsylvania state house of representatives from Allegheny County 1st District, 1934. Burial location unknown.
  Cohen, Robert Baer (b. 1938) — of Philadelphia, Philadelphia County, Pa. Born in Baltimore, Md., March 9, 1938. Republican. Lawyer; candidate for U.S. Representative from Pennsylvania 4th District, 1966. Still living as of 2002.
  Cohen, Rose M. — of Nassau County, N.Y. Liberal. Candidate for New York state assembly from Nassau County 4th District, 1956. Female. Still living as of 1956.
  Cohen, Rubin — of Colchester, New London County, Conn. Democrat. Member of Connecticut state house of representatives; elected 1946, 1948; elected unopposed 1970. Presumed deceased. Burial location unknown.
  Cohen, S. Philip — of Bronx, Bronx County, N.Y. Victory candidate for New York state senate 23rd District, 1934. Burial location unknown.
  Cohen, Sanford B. — Free Libertarian candidate for U.S. Representative from New York 25th District, 1974. Still living as of 1974.
  Cohen, Selma — of Royal Oak, Oakland County, Mich. Natural Law candidate for Presidential Elector for Michigan, 1992. Female. Still living as of 1992.
  Cohen, Simon S. — of Ellington, Tolland County, Conn. Republican. Alternate delegate to Republican National Convention from Connecticut, 1952; U.S. Attorney for Connecticut, 1953-58. Presumed deceased. Burial location unknown.
  Cohen, Solomon (1802-1875) — of Savannah, Chatham County, Ga. Born in Georgetown, Georgetown District (now Georgetown County), S.C., August 15, 1802. Democrat. Lawyer; U.S. Attorney for Georgia, 1840-42; postmaster at Savannah, Ga., 1853-65; delegate to Democratic National Convention from Georgia, 1860. Jewish. Organized a relief fund to support the family of Jefferson Davis while he was in prison after the Civil War. Died in Savannah, Chatham County, Ga., August 14, 1875 (age 72 years, 364 days). Interment at Laurel Grove North Cemetery, Savannah, Ga.
  Relatives: Son of Solomon Cohen (1757-1835) and Bell (Moses) Cohen (1772-1862); married to Miriam Gratz Moses (1808-1891).
  Epitaph: "The Memory of the Just is Blessed."
  See also Find-A-Grave memorial
  Cohen, Spike See Jeremy Cohen
  Cohen, Stephen (b. 1949) — also known as Steve Cohen — of Memphis, Shelby County, Tenn. Born in Memphis, Shelby County, Tenn., May 24, 1949. Democrat. Lawyer; delegate to Democratic National Convention from Tennessee, 1980, 2004, 2008; member of Tennessee state senate, 1983-2006; U.S. Representative from Tennessee 9th District, 2007-. Jewish. Still living as of 2014.
  See also congressional biography — Govtrack.us page — NNDB dossier
  Cohen, Steve See Stephen Cohen
  Cohen, Suzanne — of Philadelphia, Philadelphia County, Pa. Republican. Alternate delegate to Republican National Convention from Pennsylvania, 2008. Female. Still living as of 2008.
  Cohen, Sy — of New Windsor, Orange County, N.Y. Democrat. Delegate to Democratic National Convention from New York, 1972. Still living as of 1972.
  Cohen, Walter Louis (1860-1930) — also known as Walter L. Cohen — of New Orleans, Orleans Parish, La. Born in New Orleans, Orleans Parish, La., January 22, 1860. Republican. Delegate to Republican National Convention from Louisiana, 1896, 1900, 1904, 1908, 1912, 1916, 1920 (member, Credentials Committee), 1924, 1928; life insurance business. Catholic. African and Jewish ancestry. Died in New Orleans, Orleans Parish, La., December 29, 1930 (age 70 years, 341 days). Interment at St. Louis Cemetery No. 3, New Orleans, La.
  Relatives: Son of Bernard Cohen and Amelia (Bingaman) Cohen; married, February 28, 1882, to Williamina Seldon.
  Cohen College Prep High School, in New Orleans, Louisiana, is named for him.
  See also Wikipedia article — Find-A-Grave memorial
  Cohen, Wilbur Joseph (1913-1987) — also known as Wilbur J. Cohen — of Ann Arbor, Washtenaw County, Mich. Born in Milwaukee, Milwaukee County, Wis., June 10, 1913. U.S. Secretary of Health, Education and Welfare, 1968-69. Jewish. Member, Americans for Democratic Action; Common Cause. Leading expert on Social Security. Died in a hotel room in Seoul, South Korea, May 17, 1987 (age 73 years, 341 days). Interment at Garden of Memories Cemetery, Kerrville, Tex.
  Relatives: Married, April 8, 1938, to Eloise Bittel.
  See also Wikipedia article — NNDB dossier — Find-A-Grave memorial
  Cohen, William — of Wayne County, Mich. Republican. Candidate in primary for Michigan state senate 3rd District, 1926. Burial location unknown.
  Cohen, William I. — of Manhattan, New York County, N.Y. Republican. Candidate for New York state assembly from New York County 14th District, 1927; candidate for New York state senate 16th District, 1928, 1942; candidate for U.S. Representative from New York 18th District, 1936. Burial location unknown.
William N. Cohen Cohen, William Nathan — also known as William N. Cohen — of New York, New York County, N.Y. Republican. Lawyer; Justice of New York Supreme Court 1st District, 1897-98; delegate to Republican National Convention from New York, 1904. Burial location unknown.
  Image source: Empire State Notables (1914)
  Cohen, William Sebastian (b. 1940) — also known as William S. Cohen — of Bangor, Penobscot County, Maine. Born in Bangor, Penobscot County, Maine, August 28, 1940. Republican. Lawyer; mayor of Bangor, Maine, 1971-72; U.S. Representative from Maine 2nd District, 1973-79; U.S. Senator from Maine, 1979-97; U.S. Secretary of Defense, 1997-2001. Unitarian. Member, Council on Foreign Relations; Trilateral Commission. Still living as of 2014.
  Cross-reference: Charles F. Bass
  See also congressional biography — Govtrack.us page — votes in Congress from the Washington Post — NNDB dossier — Internet Movie Database profile
  Cohen, William Wolfe (1874-1940) — also known as William W. Cohen — of Manhattan, New York County, N.Y. Born in Brooklyn, Kings County, N.Y., September 6, 1874. Democrat. U.S. Representative from New York 17th District, 1927-29. Jewish. Member, Freemasons; Elks; B'nai B'rith. Died in New York, New York County, N.Y., October 12, 1940 (age 66 years, 36 days). Interment at Mt. Neboh Cemetery, Glendale, Queens, N.Y.
  Relatives: Son of Benjamin Cohen and Fredericka (Kronacher) Cohen; married, February 4, 1902, to Sophie Dazian.
  See also congressional biography — Govtrack.us page — Find-A-Grave memorial
  Cohen, Z. B. — of Central, St. James Parish, La. Republican. Alternate delegate to Republican National Convention from Louisiana, 1888. Burial location unknown.


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Henry L. Clinton, Apollo Hall, New York City, February 3, 1872
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The Political Graveyard is a web site about U.S. political history and cemeteries. Founded in 1996, it is the Internet's most comprehensive free source for American political biography, listing 312,576 politicians, living and dead.
  The listings are incomplete; development of the database is a continually ongoing project.  
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Copyright notices: (1) Facts are not subject to copyright; see Feist v. Rural Telephone. (2) Politician portraits displayed on this site are 70-pixel-wide monochrome thumbnail images, which I believe to constitute fair use under applicable copyright law. Where possible, each image is linked to its online source. However, requests from owners of copyrighted images to delete them from this site are honored. (3) Original material, programming, selection and arrangement are © 1996-2019 Lawrence Kestenbaum. (4) This work is also licensed for free non-commercial re-use, with attribution, under a Creative Commons License.
Site information: The Political Graveyard is created and maintained by Lawrence Kestenbaum, who is solely responsible for its structure and content. — The mailing address is The Political Graveyard, P.O. Box 2563, Ann Arbor MI 48106. — This site is hosted by HDL. — The Political Graveyard opened on July 1, 1996; the last full revision was done on March 10, 2021.

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