10/23/1905 - 05/20/1988

COHEN, Reuben E., a Representative from Philadelphia County; born, October 23, 1905 in Philadelphia, Philadelphia County, Pa.; graduated, Central High School; graduated, Temple University; graduated, Temple University Law School; served, United States Coast Guard Reserve; attorney; elected as a Democrat to the Pennsylvania House of Representatives to the 1937 term and served 4 consecutive terms thereafter; elected, Minority Leader (1943-1944); appointed, Joint State Government Commission (1941-1946; Sub-Committee on Decedents’ Estate Laws, 1945-1946); not a candidate for reelection to the House for the 1947 term; elected, Zoning Board of Adjustment, Philadelphia (1952-1960); chair, Technical Advisory Committee on Zoning, Philadelphia (1964-1972); died, May 20, 1988 in Philadelphia, Philadelphia County, Pennsylvania; interred, Roosevelt Memorial Park, Trevose, Bucks County, Pennsylvania.

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