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Lawyer

Sidney Elliott Cohn, American lawyer. Bar: New York 1933, Supreme Court of the United States Ct 1955. Recipient Justice award American Jewish Congress.

Background

Cohn, Sidney Elliott was born on February 22, 1908 in New York City. Son of Elias and Dora (Jaffe) Cohn.

Education

Student, University Pennsylvania, 1927. Bachelor of Laws (member Law Review), St. John's University, 1931. Doctor of Laws (honorary), City University of New York, 1988.

Career

Practice in, New York City, 1933-1991. Senior partner Cohn, Glickstein, Lurie, and predecessor. Professor Graduate Center, City University of New York, 1986.

Past general counsel various trade unions. President Highroad Productions, Inc., Saugatuck Productions Enterprises, Inc. Director San Juan Racing Association, Inc.

Member advisory council City University of New York Law School at Queens College.

Achievements

  • Bar: New York 1933, Supreme Court of the United States Ct 1955.

Membership

Active United Jewish Appeal, Federation Jewish Philanthropies. Member governing council American Jewish Congress. Board visitors Graduate School, City University of New York.

Member advisory council Tisch School Arts, New York University, City University of New York Law School at Queens Campus. Member Empire State Plaza Arts Commission. Member American Bar Association, New York State Bar Association, New York County Lawyers Association, Bar Association City New York Clubs: Harmonie (New York City).

Connections

Married Vera Boudin, June 21, 1928 (deceased). Married Roberta Seidman Garfield, September 30, 1954. 1 child, Janet (Mistress Ronald Neschis).

Stepchildren: David Garfield, Julie Garfield.

father:
Elias Cohn

mother:
Dora (Jaffe) Cohn

spouse:
Vera Boudin

spouse:
Roberta Seidman Garfield

child:
Janet Cohn (Mistress Ronald Neschis)

child:
David Garfield Cohn

child:
Julie Garfield Cohn