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investment holding company executive

David D. Cohn, American investment holding company executive.


Cohn, David D. was born on December 30, 1937 in Chicago, Illinois, United States. Son of Albert H. and Helen F. Cohn.


Bachelor, Pomona College, 1959. Master of Arts in Social Service Administration, University Chicago, 1977.


Salesman Universal Battery Company, Chicago, 1959—1962, vice president, 1962—1966, president, 1966—1969, Universal Battery division Whittaker Corporation, Chicago, 1969—1970. President, director Universal Research Corporation, Tucson, since 1966. Consultant, lecturer employee assistance programs, organizations, and industry.

Speaker professional conferences. Research in field.


Vice president Francis W. Parker School Alumni Association, 1969—1971. Trustee Green Fields Country Day School, 1979—1982, executive committee, 1980—1982. Member advisory board Arizona-Sonoran Desert Museum, 1981—1984.

Board directors Arizona-Sonoran Desert Museum Foundation, since 1982. Trustee. Arizona-Sonoran Desert Museum, since 1984, president, 1985—1986. Treasurer Arizona-Sonoran Desert Museum Foundation, since 1988.

Board directors Albert H. Cohn Foundation, Tucson Symphony, 1979—1984, Tucson Urban League, 1982—1984. Member of Council Social Work Education, National Association Social Workers, President's Club (University Arizona Foundation), Skyline Country Club (Tucson), Tucson Country Club.


Married Elizabeth Ann Curtis, December 29, 1960. Children: David Curtis, Robert Curtis.

Albert H.

Helen F. Cohn

Elizabeth Ann Curtis

David Curtis Cohn

Robert Curtis Cohn