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Lawyer

Felix S. Cohen, American lawyer. member board of appeals, Department of Interior, 1936-1948, chairman 1940-1948; Member American Philosophical Association, Institute of Living Law (research consultant), Institute of Ethnic Affairs (director), Phi Beta Kappa, Lambda Museum.

Background

Cohen, Felix S. was born on July 3, 1907 in New York, New York, United States. Son of Morris Raphael and Mary (Ryshpan) Cohen.

Education

Bachelor of Arts, College of City of New York, 1926. A.M., Harvard, 1927, Doctor of Philosophy, 1929. Bachelor of Laws, Columbia, 1931.

Career

Secretary to Justice of Supreme Court of New York, 1931-1932. Admitted to New York bar, 1932, District of Columbia, 1948. Private practice, 1932-1933 and since 1948.

Washington partner in firm Riegelman, Strasser, Schmurz and Spiegelberg since 1952. Lecturer on legal philosophy, New School for Social Research, 1932-1933. Assistant solicitor unites states department of Interior 1933-1943.

Member board of appeals, Department of Interior, 1936-1948, chairman 1940-1948. Special assistant to Attorney General, 1939. Chief Indian Law Survey, unites states department of Justice, 1939-1940.

Associate solicitor, unites states department of the Interior, Washington, District of Columbia, 1943-1948. Visiting lecturer (professor), Yale Law School since 1946 and at City College of New York since 1948.

Works

  • Other Work

    • Author: Ethical Systems and Legal Ideals, 1933. Handbook of Federal Indian Law, 1941. Combating Totalitarian Propaganda: A Legal Appraisal, 1944.

      Readings in Jurisprudence and Legal Philosophy (with Morris R. Cohen), 1951. Contributor articles, book reviews, to professional and nat. mags., law journals.

Membership

Member board of appeals, Department of Interior, 1936-1948, chairman 1940-1948. Member American Philosophical Association, Institute of Living Law (research consultant), Institute of Ethnic Affairs (director), Phi Beta Kappa, Lambda Museum.

Connections

Married Lucy Kramer, September 22, 1931. Children: Gene Maura, Karen Annual.

father:
Morris Raphael Cohen

mother:
Mary (Ryshpan) Cohen

spouse:
Lucy Kramer

children:
Karen Ann Cohen

Gene Maura Cohen