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Paul Pincus Cohen

lawyer , industrialist

Paul Pincus Cohen, lawyer, industrialist. Decorated Silver Medal of Honor (France), 1958. Member council New York State University College at Buffalo, 1966-1967; member board of trustees Niagara University, 1968-1971. President Old Fort Niagara Association; Member nat. Executive Committee American Jewish Committee, 1955-1971; Member American, New York State, local county Bar Associations, Phi Beta Kappa.

Background

Cohen, Paul Pincus was born on March 26, 1896 in Ellicottville, New York, United States. Son of Isaac Henry and Sarah (Kallet) Cohen.

Education

Bachelor of Arts, magna cum laude, Harvard 1916, Bachelor of Laws cum laude, 1918. Doctor of Laws, Niagara University, 1967.

Career

1 daughter, Virginia Alice. Admitted to New York bar 1918. Secretary to the United States circuit court judge, 1918.

Associate law firms, New York City, 1919, Niagara Falls, 1921-1926. Member Franchot Runals Cohen Taylor & Mallam and predecessor firms, 1927-1950, Cohen Fleischmann Augspurger Henderson & Campbell, Buffalo and Niagara Falls. 1951-1953, Cohen, Swados, Wright, Hanifin & Bradford, 1953-1971.

Counsel various nat. and international firms. Chairman Creo-Dipt Company Inc., manufacturers stained shingles, N. Tonawanda, New York, Vancover, B.C., 1937-1971. Member Niagara Falls advisory board Marine-Midland Trust Company of Western New York.

Director Niagara Share Corporation.

Works

  • Author numerous articles on government and finance.

Membership

Member council New York State University College at Buffalo, 1966-1967. Member board of trustees Niagara University, 1968-1971. President Old Fort Niagara Association.

Member nat. Executive Committee American Jewish Committee, 1955-1971. Member American, New York State, local county Bar Associations, Phi Beta Kappa. Clubs: Niagara, Westwood Country, Harvard.

Sponsor first American reciprocal income tax treaty, United States and Canada, 1937.

Connections

Married Frances Proskauer.

father:
Isaac Henry Cohen

mother:
Sarah (Kallet) Cohen

spouse:
Frances Proskauer