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general , Lawyer , real estate

Sylvan M. Cohen, American Property, real (including real estate development, water) Corporate, general lawyer Member American Bar Association, Philadelphia Bar Association, Pennsylvania Bar Association, Locust, Squires Golf, Variety (distinguished service award), Meadowlands Country, University clubs, Emile Zola Lodge (Man of Year award).

Background

Cohen, Sylvan M. was born on July 28, 1914 in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, United States.

Education

Bachelor, University Pennsylvania, 1935. Juris Doctor, University Pennsylvania, 1938.

Career

Bar: Pennsylvania, United States District Court (eastern district) Pennsylvania 1939, United States Court Appeals (3rd circuit) 1939. Chairman, partner Cohen, Shapiro, Polisher, Shiekman & Cohen, Philadelphia,1939-1995. Of counsel Drinker, Biddle & Reath, Philadelphia, 1995.

Chairman, Chief Executive Officer Pennsylvania Real Estate Investment Trust, Fort Washington, Pennsylvania, 1960. Board directors Fidelity Bank, Philadelphia, Faculty of Public Affairs Corporation, Pompano Beach, Florida.

Achievements

  • Bar: Pennsylvania, United States District Court (eastern district) Pennsylvania 1939, United States Court Appeals (3d circuit) 1939.

Membership

Trustee United Way; member committee Albert Einstein Medical Center. Board directors, trustee Hospital University Pennsylvania, Zoological Society Philadelphia, National Conference of Christians and Jews, Police Athletic League Philadelphia, Pop Warner Little Scholars, Junior Baseball Federation, Federation Jewish Agencies Greater Philadelphia, Lawrence J. Gibbons Teenage Achievement award. 1st Lieutenant United States Army Air Force, 1943-1946, PTO. Member American Bar Association, Philadelphia Bar Association, Pennsylvania Bar Association, Locust, Squires Golf, Variety (distinguished service award), Meadowlands Country, University Clubs, Emile Zola Lodge (man of year award).

Connections

Married Alma Orlowitz, September 5, 1943. Children: Stephen B., Marc Alan.

spouse:
Alma Orlowitz

child:
Marc Alan Cohen

child:
Stephen B. Cohen