Elliot E. Cohen

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Elliot E. Cohen
Born Elliot E. Cohen
(1899-03-14)March 14, 1899
Des Moines, Iowa, U.S.
Died May 28, 1959(1959-05-28) (aged 60)
New York City, New York, U.S.
Nationality American
Education Yale University
Occupation Writer, Editor
Employer American Jewish Committee
Known for Founding editor of Commentary Magazine

Elliot E. Cohen (1899–1959) was founder-editor of Commentary Magazine, published by the American Jewish Committee (no longer affiliated) from 1945 till his death (suicide) in 1959. During his tenure at Commentary, the magazine had a liberal point of view. His editor position was filled by Norman Podhoretz in 1960, by Neal Kozodoy in 1995, and by John Podhoretz in 2009.

While an undergraduate at Yale, Cohen contributed light verse to a campus humor magazine, The Yale Record.[1]

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  1. ^ Bronson, Francis W., Thomas Caldecott Chubb, and Cyril Hume, eds. (1922) The Yale Record Book of Verse: 1872-1922. New Haven: Yale University Press. pp. 77-78.