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Joseph Arthur Cohen, American lawyer. Bar: New York 1953, Supreme Court of the United States Court 1977.


Cohen, Joseph Arthur was born on February 28, 1928 in New York City. Son of Benjamin and Frieda (Herman) Cohen.


Bachelor of Business Administration, City College of New York, 1949. Bachelor of Laws, Columbia University, 1952. Master of Laws, New York University, 1958.


Attorney Armed Services Textile and Apparel Procurement Agency, New York City, 1952-1954. Associate Alexander, Ash, Schwartz & Cohen, since 1954, partner, since 1963. Town judge, Scarsdale, New York, since 1978.

Lecturer Practising Law Institute, New York.


Treasurer, Troop 410, Boy Scouts American, 1970-1974. Sergeant Scarsdale (New York ) Auxiliary Police, since 1971. Member Town Club, since 1970, Greenacres Association, since 1965.

Member parents council Tufts University. Member president's roundtable University Puget Sound. Served with Army of the United States, 1946-1947.

Member Maritime Law Association, American, New York State bar associations, Defense Research Institute, American Arbitration Association Clubs: Young Men’s Christian Association Athletic, Merchants.


Married Janice C. Commanday, August 10, 1952. Children: Susan Lee, Jonathan Andrew, Nancy Elizabeth.