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Nathan Leonard Cohen ’33

Nathan Leonard Cohen ’33, March 23, 2007, in Portland. Nathan received a BA from Reed in political science, and a LLB from the University of Oregon in 1938. During World War II, he served in the U.S. Marine Corps in the Pacific. In 1946, he was appointed to the Oregon State Tax Commission, and became the Portland manager for the commission. Nathan was a tax attorney for 50 years, and a partner in the firm of Morrison Bailey Dunn Cohen and Miller. He served as treasurer of Reed alumni association, and was a member of Congregation Shaarie Torah for 60 years. In 1948, he married Pauline Heldobler; she died in 2002. Surviving are their two daughters, including Jeri-Anne Cohen, who attended Reed in 1967–68; one son; and one grandchild.

Appeared in Reed magazine: August 2007

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