Albert C. Cohn

Born Dec 20, 1885

Albert C. Cohn was a New York State Supreme Court Justice and the father of Roy Cohn. He was influential in Democratic Party politics.

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1885 Birth He was born on 20 December 1885, and married Dora Marcus (1892–1967) in 1924 when he was the First Assistant District Attorney for Bronx County.


1927 42 Years Old He fathered Roy Cohn in 1927.
1929 44 Years Old Cohn was inducted as a justice of the New York Supreme Court into Part III of Bronx Supreme Court in April 1929.
1931 46 Years Old A 1931 decision by Cohn stripped control of amateur boxing in New York from the Amateur Athletic Union (AAU) and placed it under control of the New York State Athletic Commission.


1937 52 Years Old In April 1937, Governor Herbert H. Lehman promoted Cohn to a five-year term on the New York Supreme Court, Appellate Division.


1947 62 Years Old He spearheaded a program to get his alma mater, New York Law School, accreditation by the American Bar Association starting in 1947, and the institution was accredited in 1954.
1959 74 Years Old He died on January 8, 1959 in New York City.
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