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Lawyer

James Preston Coho, American lawyer.

Background

Coho, James Preston was born on July 6, 1919 in Lancaster, Pennsylvania, United States. Son of Ralph W. and Lillie (Eby) Coho.

Education

Bachelor, Franklin and Marshall College, 1941. Bachelor of Laws, Dickinson School Law, 1944. Juris Doctor, Dickinson School Law, 1968.

Career

Admitted to Pennsylvania bar, 1945. Associate firm G. T. Hambright, Esquire, 1945—1948. Partner firm Hamaker & Coho, 1949—1951.

Private practice, since 1952. Director Way Oil Corporation.

Membership

Member advisory board St. Joseph Hospital, 1956—1977, president, 1977. Trustee Dickinson School Law, 1968—1971. Member of International Platform Association, Society Pennsylvania Archaeology, Pennsylvania, Lancaster History Societies, Lancaster Cemetery Association, Interstate Commerce Commission Practitioners Association, American Arbitration Association, National Association Accountants, Pennsylvania, Lancaster Chamber of C, Pennsylvania, Lancaster, Federal Bar Associations, Rotary, Shriners, Lancaster Traffic Club, Masons, Chi Phi.

Connections

Married Helene E. Boetzel, August 18, 1945. Children: Linda, Jeffrey P.

father:
Ralph W. Coho

mother:
Lillie (Eby) Coho

spouse:
Helene E. Boetzel

child:
Linda Coho

child:
Jeffrey P. Coho