Lawrence D. Cohen (politician)
|Lawrence D. Cohen|
|Mayor of St. Paul|
|Preceded by||Charles P. McCarty|
|Succeeded by||George Latimer|
Lawrence D. "Larry" Cohen (April 17, 1933 – September 11, 2016) was an American attorney, politician, and judge who served as mayor of Saint Paul, Minnesota from 1972 to 1976.
Born in Saint Paul, Cohen graduated from the University of Minnesota Law School in 1957 and entered private practice as an attorney at law in Minnesota. He was elected to the Ramsey County, Minnesota Board of Commissioners in 1970 serving two years before being elected mayor of Saint Paul, 1972–76. Succeeded by George Latimer as mayor, Cohen returned to the private practice of law until appointed as a Minnesota state judge by Governor Rudy Perpich in 1988. Judge Cohen retired in 2002. He died on September 11, 2016 of cancer in Saint Paul, Minnesota.
- Senior Judge Lawrence D. Cohen Minnesota Judicial Branch
- "St. Paul Mayors" (pdf). Saint Paul Public Library. Retrieved 2007-10-03.
- "Mayors of St. Paul, Minnesota". The Political Graveyard. Retrieved 2007-10-03.
Charles P. McCarty
|Mayor of St. Paul
1972 – 1976
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