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Wednesday, January 6, 2021

Harry Philip Cohen & Micheline Cochu

4. Harry Philip Cohen & 5. Micheline Cochu

12/13/1917, Harry born in NY, NY, s/o 8. Isadore Cohen & 9. Celia Horowitz. (S) 1940 Census.

9/12/1918, Harry and family live at 211 E. 3rd St., NY, NY. (S) Father’s WWI Draft Card.

10/18/1926, Micheline born in Paris, France, d/o 10. Pierre Cochu & 11. Juliet ?.

4/15/1930, Harry, age 12, lives with his family at 304 Peshine Ave, Newark, NJ. (S) 1930 Census.

4/1/1936, Harry lives with his family at 127 Peshine Ave, Newark, NJ. (S) 1940 Census.

12/1936, Harry Cohen, s/o Isadore Cohen & Celia, applied for a SSN: 137090960. (S) SS Appl. & Claims Index.

1939, Harry, age 21, earned $3000. (S) U.S. 1940 Census.

By 1939, Harry had completed 5 years of college. (S) 1940 Census.

3/24-30/1940, Harry worked 54 hours as a meat salesman (for his father’s store). (S) 1940 Census.

4/12/1940, Harry, age 22, lived with his family at 127 Peshine Ave, Newark, NJ. (S) 1940 Census.

3/7/1942, Harry P Cohen, single without dependents, enlisted as a private. A native of NY, Harry’s home was in Essex, NJ. Harry had completed at least one year of college. Harry had “Semiskilled occupations in slaughtering and in preparation of meat products.” This was a “One year enlistments of National Guardsman.” (S) WWII Enlistment Rcds.

1945, Micheline arrived at Ellis Island, NY, from France as a “war bride”. (S) Obituary.

1945-48, Harry married Micheline.

1948, Harry and Micheline living in Broward Co., FL. (S) Birth of son Joseph.

1950-51, “Cohen Harry P (Micheline) pres Broward Meat Co., r Pompano Beach.” (S) Fort Lauderdale, FL.  City Dir.

1953, Harry Philip Cohen and wife Micheline, of Highlands Co., FL, divorced. (S) FL Divorce Index.

11/27/1953, Notice of Foreclosure Sale ... dated November 24, 1953, ... Harry P. Cohen is defendant. ... (S) Fort Lauderdale News, P27.

Aft. 1953 in FL, Micheline married Authur Eugene Austin, born 1931, died 1988.

1959, Harry moved from Fl to CO. (S) Obit. of son Joseph.

7/1962, Micheline and husband Authur divorced in Dade Co., FL. (S) FL Divorce Indes.

3/20/1964, Harry P Cohen married Dorothy Gordon in Nevada. (S) Nevada Marriage Index.

1966, Harry living in Littleton, Arapahoe Co., CO. (S) Yearbook of son Joseph. [Arapahoe Co. is in the southern section of Denver.]

3/1967, Harry Phillip Cohen made an application with Social Security. (S) SS Appl. & Claims Index.

8/15/1969, “United Packing is One of the World’s Most Kosher Slaughtering Houses. Coordinating and supervising the numerous divisions of United Packing is general manager Harry Cohen (photo included with extended article.)” (S) Intermountain Jewish News, Vol. 56, No. 33.

1970, Harry and Dorothy moved to Ft. Lauderdale, FL. (S) Obituary.

9/22/1978, Harry named in his father’s obituary. (S) Jewish Floridian, P15.

9/26/1978, Harry died in Dade Co., FL. Obituary: “COHEN HARRY P. of Ft. Laud., passed away Sept. 26 at the age of 60. Resident for 8 years coming from Denver, Colo. Pres. of Federal Packing Co. of Fla. Inc., member of Temple Beth Sholom, Hywd., former member of Board of Directors of Beth Israel Hospital Denver, former member of Board of Directors fo General Rose Hospital, Denver, member of the Board of Beth’ Joseph Synagogue, Denver, member of the Board of B.M.H.’, Synagogue of Denver. A Mason, Colombine Lodge, Denver, Shriner, ElJebel Shrine, Board member of the Hebrew Academy of MB, member of the Elks of Mia. Survived by his wife Dorothy, 2 sons, Joseph Cohen, Mia. Springs, Barry Stein, Dallas, Tex., 3 daughters, Helen Cohen, St. Paul, Minn., Varna Cohen, Ft. Laud., Barbara Stein, Dallas, 2 grandchildren, 2 brothers, Joseph, MB, Murray, NMB, 1 sister, Mollie Roloff, Hywd. Services wil be held Wed. 2 P.M. at “The Riverside” 16480 NE 19 Ave. NMB. (S) The Miami News, 9/27/1978.

12/27/2011, Micheline died in Cooper City, Broward Co., FL. (S) Obituary. Obit. of Micheline: Micheline Cochu King, 85, of Cooper City, FL passed away on December 27, 2011. She was preceded in death by her beloved brother, Michel Cochu of Paris, France. Mrs. King is survived by her devoted daughter Melanie and son-in-law Emilio Fox of Davie, FL, niece, Francoise, nephew, Gerard, and sister-in-law, Yanette Cochu, all of Paris, France, and cousin, Aline Barrier, of Scionzier, France. Born in Paris, France, to Pierre and Juliet Cochu in 1926, Micheline emigrated to NYC via Ellis Island as a WWII war bride in 1945. Micheline initially worked as a ballroom dance instructor and later as a bookkeeper and tax preparer for over 60 years. In addition to her volunteer work at Coral Gables Elementary School, Micheline also volunteered extensively at Pembroke Memorial Hospital and was recognized as the hospital's Volunteer of the year. Micheline was loved dearly, will be greatly missed and forever in our hearts. Contributions in Micheline's name may be made to Catholic Hospice, St. Catherine's West, Hialeah Gardens. (S) Fred-Hunters – Hollywood.

5/21/2020, Harry’s widow Dorothy turned turned 99 in May, living in Dallas, TX. (S) Step-daughter-in-law. [Address: 12271 Coit Rd., Apt 2410, Dallas, TX, 72521. (S) US Phone Book.]

Family notes:

Children of Harry & Micheline:

i. Helen Cohen, born 9/4/1947.

Helen married Bruce Sundberg.

01/26/2008, Helen died in Roseville, Ramsey Co., MN; buried in Elmhurst Cem., St. Paul; Block 41, Lot 64. Bruce surviving, no children. (S) Pioneer Press, Obituary, 01/29/2008.

ii. Joseph Irving Cohen (2), born 12/30/1948, Joseph born in Broward Co., FL.

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