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Cohen, Norman Samuel (1850–1917)

from Sydney Morning Herald

The funeral of Mr. Norman S. Cohen, who died at his residence, Larbert, Macleay-street, on Sunday, aged 67 years, owing to an attack of appendicitis, took place at Rookwood Cemetery yesterday afternoon. Rabbi Cohen conducted the service. The deceased was a son of the late Mr. Samuel Cohen, of O'Connell-street, at one time representative in the Legislative Assembly for Morpeth, and a brother of Mr. George J. Cohen, chairman of the Commercial Banking Co., Ltd., of Sydney, and the Australian Gas Light Company, Ltd. At one time the deceased was a partner in the firm of Elliott Bros., of Sydney and, when it was formed into a company, he became one of the directors. His brother-in-law, Mr. Harry S. Levy, being managing director at the present time. The late Mr. Cohen married a daughter of the late Mr. W. Levy, M.L.C., and she predeceased him about six years ago. He is survived by two sons — Lieutenant Stuart Cohen, now in France, and Lieutenant Lewis Cohen, now on furlough in Sydney from Salonica — and one daughter, who is married to Mr. L. M. Phillips, of Sydney.

The chief mourners at the funeral were Lieutenant Lewis Cohen (son), Mr. George J. Cohen (brother), Mr. Harry S. Levy (brother-in-law), Mr. L. M. Phillips (son-in-law), and Messrs. Samuel S. Cohen, L. W. Cohen, David L. Cohen, and Horace D. Cohen (nephews).

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