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Percy Brighton Cohen (1870–1954)

At the age of 82 years, Mr. P. B. [Percy Brighton] Cohen, dentist, of Maitland, passed away a few days ago. Deceased was well known in the Lower Hunter and was a popular dentist. He married late in life the widow of the late Mr. G. Atkin who was a police magistrate on the Maitland District, and a frequent visitor to our police court here. Mr. Cohen was practising in Maitland for over 50 years. His widow survives him and a brother and sister. He was at Tamworth at his sister's residence at the time of his death. The body was taken to Sydney and burial was made there according to the Jewish rites, by Rabbi Gotchall of Newcastle.

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'Cohen, Percy Brighton (1870–1954)', Obituaries Australia, National Centre of Biography, Australian National University,, accessed 22 July 2024.

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4 December, 1870
Tamworth, New South Wales, Australia


16 March, 1954 (aged 83)
Tamworth, New South Wales, Australia

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