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Ralph Lee Cohen

Ralph Lee Cohen, American investment company executive. Certified Public Accountant District of Columbia., Connecticut.


  • Cohen, Ralph Lee was born on October 24, 1920 in Washington, District of Columbia, United States. Son of Max Joseph and Rose (Rosener) Cohen.

  • Education

    • British Computer Society, Benjamin Franklin University, 1941. MCS, Benjamin Franklin University, 1942. Bachelor of Science, Georgetown University, 1949.

      Master of Business Administration, University Chicago, 1951.


    • Instructor business administration University Maryland, 1948—1949. Assistant professor business administration University Bridgeport, Connecticut, 1950—1955. Manager Milton H. Friedberg & Company, Certified Public Accountants, Bridgeport, 1951—1955.

      Executive vice president Leed Enterprises, Washington, 1955—1973. President Heritage Investors Management Corporation, Bethesda, Maryland, from 1974. Senior vice president Fort Hill Investors Management Corporation, Boston, 1973—1974, chairman board, 1985, director, 1973—1974, Heritage Investors Management Corporation, from 1974, Creative Computer Corporation, National Creative Growth Industries.

    Major achievements

    • Certified Public Accountant DC., Connecticut.


    Board directors Viner Foundation, 1942—1946, Columbia Lighthouse Blind, 1942—1946, Jewish Social Service Agency, 1942—1946, Washington Hebrew Congregation, 1942—1946, Greater Washington Jewish Community Foundation, 1942—1946, Chelsea School served with Army of the United States, 1942—1946. Member of National Accounting Association, American Accounting Association, Municipal Finance Forum Washington, Finance Analysts Federation, Washington Society Investment Analysts, American Institute of Certified Public Accountants, District of Columbia Institute of Certified Public Accountants, Woodmont Country, Federal City.


    • Married Roberta Trager, September 16, 1951. Children: Emily, Margaret, Nancy.
    • father: Max Joseph Cohen
    • mother: Rose (Rosener) Cohen
    • spouse: Roberta Trager
    • children: Emily Cohen
    • Margaret Cohen
    • Nancy Cohen
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    Died October 6, 2004
    (aged 83)
    • 1941
      Benjamin Franklin University
    • 1942
      Benjamin Franklin University
    • 1949
      Georgetown University
    • 1951
      University Chicago
    • 1948 - 1949
      Instructor, business administration University Maryland
    • 1950 - 1955
      assistant, professor business administration University Bridgeport
      Connecticut, United States
    • 1951 - 1955
      manager, Milton H. Friedberg & Company
      Bridgeport, West Virginia, United States
    • 1955 - 1973
      executive, vice president Leed Enterprises
      Washington, United States
    • 1973 - 1974
      senior, vice president Fort Hill Investors Management Corporation
      Boston, Massachusetts, United States
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