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Cohen, Mitchell Harry

Born September 11, 1904, in Philadelphia, PA
Died January 7, 1991, in Philadelphia, PA

Federal Judicial Service:
Judge, U.S. District Court for the District of New Jersey
Nominated by John F. Kennedy on July 6, 1962, to a seat vacated by Richard Hartshorne. Confirmed by the Senate on August 1, 1962, and received commission on August 2, 1962. Served as chief judge, 1973-1974. Assumed senior status on September 11, 1974. Service terminated on January 7, 1991, due to death.

Dickinson School of Law (now Penn State Dickinson Law), LL.B., 1928

Professional Career:

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