Reuben and Clara Cohen, ca. 1980

Contributed by Raymond H. Fogler Library


Reuben and Clara Cohen, parents of William S. Cohen, in front of their bakery in Bangor.

Reuben Cohen was a Russian-Jewish immigrant and Clara Cohen was of Irish-Protestant extraction.

William S. Cohen (1940- ), a graduate of Bowdoin College and Boston University Law School, a Republican, served in the U.S. House of Representatives from 1972-1978 when he was elected to the U.S. Senate.

In 1997, he became Secretary of Defense under Democratic President Bill Clinton.

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  • Title: Reuben and Clara Cohen, ca. 1980
  • Creation Date: circa 1980
  • Subject Date: circa 1980
  • Town: Bangor
  • County: Penobscot
  • State: ME
  • Media: Photographic print
  • Dimensions: 20.32 cm x 25.40 cm
  • Local Code: MS106-5-1-1?
  • Collection: William S. Cohen Papers
  • Object Type: Image

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