Herbert B. Cohen

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Herbert Cohen
Attorney General of Pennsylvania
In office
January 18, 1955 – December 17, 1956
Governor George Leader
Preceded by Frank Truscott
Succeeded by Thomas McBride
Personal details
Political party Democratic

Herbert B. Cohen was an American lawyer from York County, Pennsylvania. He attended the University of Pennsylvania where he received his Bacceleureate degree. He later became a lawyer and was appointed to the Pennsylvania Supreme Court in 1957.

Cohen was active in the gubernatorial campaign of George Leader and became his Attorney General in 1955. Cohen later earned distinction as York’s only homegrown member of the Pennsylvania Supreme Court, serving from 1956 to 1970. He was the 5th York Countian to serve on the court.