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Name Cohen, Mitchell Harry
City City not recorded
State NJ
Role(s) Judge : Federal, Article III
Race White
Gender M
Biographical
This biographical data was taken from the Federal Judicial Center [link] on Aug 15, 2016:

Cohen, Mitchell Harry
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This biographical data was taken from the Federal Judicial Center [link] on Aug 15, 2016:

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, 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.

Education:
Dickinson School of 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


compress summary

Case(s) JC-MA-0005 : Richardson v. Sheriff of Middlesex County


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