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Philip Charles Cohn


Date Party Office Votes Result
11-08-1904 Democratic SD-07 3387 Loss
11-05-1912 Democratic SD-07 9162 Win

Candidate Biography:

Phillip Charles Cohn
Born: July 6, 1854 in New York, New York
Married: Alice M. (m. 1884)
Children: Dora F., Jacobs W. M., Mabel J., Selma, Sam A., Charles P., and Henrietta
Died: 1928 in Sacramento Co., CA


  • Multiply: Cohn had seven children.
  • PLACENAME: Phillip C. Cohn Park in Folsom
  • INTERESTING: According to a January 2018 "Folsom A to Z" article by Rachel Zirin in the Folsom Telegraph, "Cohn is the only Folsom resident to have ever been elected to the State Senate..." We have not been able verify this claim.


Source: California Blue Book (1911), (1913-15)

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