Mitchell Harry Cohen

Personal

Birthday: 
9/11/1904
Birthplace: 
Philadelphia, PA
Date of Death: 
1/7/1991
Place of Death: 
Philadelphia, PA
Race or Ethnicity: 
White
Gender: 
Male
Prior Employment: 

Private practice, Camden, New Jersey, 1930-1958
Annual solicitor, Camden City [New Jersey] Welfare Board, 1936
City prosecutor, Camden, New Jersey, 1936-1942
Member, Camden County [New Jersey] Board of Chosen Freeholders, 1940
Judge, Camden City [New Jersey] Municipal Court, 1942-1947
U.S. Army, World War II
Prosecutor, Camden County, New Jersey, 1948-1958
Judge, Camden County [New Jersey] Court, 1958-1961
Judge, Superior Court of New Jersey, 1961-1962

Education

Name of School: 

Dickinson School of Law - Penn State

Founded in 1834 by Judge John Reed, The Dickinson School of Law is the oldest law school in Pennsylvania and the fifth oldest in the nation. Throughout its history, the law school has trained distinguished graduates who have gone on to become leaders of the bar, of the judiciary, of government, and of business. These alumni include the first secretary of the U.S. Department of Homeland Security, five governors, three U.S. senators, and more than 100 federal, state and county judges and countless prominent lawyers and civic leaders.

Degree: 
LL.B.
Degree Year: 
1928

Judicial Career

Court Name: 
U. S. District Court, District of New Jersey
Court Name: 

New Jersey District Court

President Nominating: 
John F. Kennedy
Party Affiliation of President: 
Democratic
Commission Date: 
8/2/1962
Retirement from Active Service: 
9/11/1974
Termination Date: 
1/7/1991
Termination Reason: 
Death
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