Abram Cohen

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Abram Cohen
Personal information
Born (1924-10-25)October 25, 1924
Brooklyn, New York, U.S.
Died February 2, 2016(2016-02-02) (aged 91)
Fishkill, New York, U.S.
Height 6 ft 2.5 in (189.2 cm)
Weight 198 lb (90 kg)
Spouse(s) Simone Cohen (m. 1959–2016)
Country United States
Sport Fencing
Event(s) Épée and sabre
College team CCNY
Achievements and titles
World finals 1955 Pan American Games team épée (2nd place)
Olympic finals 1956 Summer Olympics Round One

Abram "Abe" Cohen (October 25, 1924 – February 2, 2016) was an American fencer.[1] He placed second in the 1955 Pan American Games team épée with Dick Dyer, Skip Shurtz and Harold Goldsmith. Cohen went on to compete in the team épée and sabre events at the 1956 Summer Olympics.[2]


  1. ^ "Abram Cohen Obituary". The New York Times. Retrieved February 28, 2016. 
  2. ^ "Abram Cohen Olympic Results". sports-reference.com. Retrieved October 22, 2010.