Sam Cohen (Australian politician)
|Senator for Victoria|
1 July 1962 – 7 October 1969
|Succeeded by||Bill Brown|
26 October 1918|
Sydney, New South Wales
|Died||7 October 1969(aged 50)|
|Political party||Australian Labor Party|
|Alma mater||University of Melbourne|
He was born in Sydney, he was educated at Wesley College, Melbourne and then the University of Melbourne. He was active in left-wing student politics, and as President of the Melbourne University Students' Representative Council was a founding member of the executive committee of the National Union of Australian University Students.
He served in the military from 1942 to 1943 and became a barrister in 1946. In 1961, he was elected to the Australian Senate as a Labor Senator for Victoria. He held the seat until his death in 1969; Bill Brown was appointed to replace him.
- "Cohen, Samuel Herbert", in The Biographical Dictionary of the Australian Senate, Volume 3, Ann Millar, ed., (University of New South Wales Press, 2010) p64
- Phillips, Julian (1993). "Australian Dictionary of Biography". Cohen, Samuel Herbert (Sam) (1918–1969). Retrieved 2014-04-14.
- Carr, Adam (2008). "Australian Election Archive". Psephos, Adam Carr's Election Archive. Retrieved 2008-11-12.
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