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Jess Burton Cohen

Jess Burton Cohen, American options trader, lawyer. Bar: Minnesota 1953, New York 1957. Member American Contract Bridge League (life master).

Background

  • Cohen, Jess Burton was born on April 10, 1929 in Minneapolis. Son of William and Lulu (Blumstien) Cohen.

  • Education

    • Bachelor, University Minnesota, 1950. Juris Doctor, Harvard University, 1953.

    Career

    • Commissioned ensign United States Navy, 1953. Gunnery officer United States Ship Mississippi, 1953-1955. Lawyer United States Navy, Naples, Italy, 1955-1957, advanced through grades to lieutenant Commander, 1957, retired, 1975.

      Associate various firms and sole practice law Minneapolis, 1957-1969. Vice president Regis Corporation, 1969-1974, Fine Associates, Minneapolis, 1974-1979. Options trader Chicago Board Options Exchange, Minneapolis Grain Exchange, since 1979.

      Also partner D & E Associates, Minneapolis. Principal market maker spring wheat options Minneapolis Grain Exchange. Member Pacific Coast Stock Exchange.

    Major achievements

    • Bar: Minnesota 1953, New York 1957.

    Works

    • Contributor various articles on bridge to Bridge World magazine.

    Membership

    Member American Contract Bridge League (life master).

    Connections

    • Married Helaine Levy, June 20, 1954. Children: Wendy, Laurie Leggett.
    • father: William Cohen
    • mother: Lulu (Blumstien) Cohen
    • spouse: Helaine Levy
    • children: Wendy Cohen
    • Laurie Leggett Cohen
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    Born April 10, 1929
    Nationality
    • 1950
      University Minnesota
    • 1953
      Harvard University
    • 1953
      Commissioned ensign United States Navy
    • 1953 - 1955
      gunnery officer, United States Ship Mississippi
    • 1955 - 1957
      lawyer United States Navy
      Naples, Florida, United States
    • 1957
      lawyer United States Navy
    • 1957 - 1969
      associate, various firms and sole practice law Minneapolis
    • 1974 - 1979
      vice president, Regis Corporation
      Minneapolis, Minnesota, United States
    • 1979
      options trader Chicago Board Options Exchange
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