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Frieda Selma Cohn

Frieda Selma Cohn, American librarian. Recipient Special Achievement award, Temple Beth El., 1972. Board directors Temple Beth El. Member of Association Computing Machinery, Special University Libraries Group, Madison Area Library. Council, Hadassah, Basketball Boosters, Blue Line, Winged Foot (Tom Jones award 1978).

Background

  • Cohn, Frieda Selma was born on January 15, 1915 in Princeton, Wisconsin, United States. Daughter of Hyman and Clara Louise (Feldman) Swed.

  • Education

    • Bachelor of Education, University Wisconsin, 1935. Master of Arts in Math, University Wisconsin, 1936.

    Career

    • Library. University Wisconsin, Madison, 1936—1943, librarian, academy specialist, tutor, from 1948. Library Forest Products Laboratory, 1943—1948.

    Membership

    Board directors Temple Beth El. Member of Association Computing Machinery, Special University Libraries Group, Madison Area Library. Council, Hadassah, Basketball Boosters, Blue Line, Winged Foot (Tom Jones award 1978).

    Connections

    • Married Herbert E. Cohn, March 17, 1946.
    • father: Hyman Swed
    • mother: Clara Louise (Feldman) Swed
    • spouse: Herbert E. Cohn
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    Born January 15, 1915
    Died October 7, 2003
    (aged 88)
    Nationality
    • 1935
      University Wisconsin
    • 1936
      University Wisconsin
    • 1936 - 1943
      Library University Wisconsin
      Madison, Tennessee, United States
    • 1943 - 1948
      library Forest Products Laboratory

    Award