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Memorable Manitobans: Harley Cohen (1933-2022)

Academic administrator.

Born at Winnipeg on 12 May 1933, son of Joseph Cohen and Ettie Gilman, he was a civil engineer at the University of Manitoba and served as Dean of Science (1991-1994). He and wife Estelle Brodsky (1935-2016) had three children. He died at Winnipeg on 24 April 2022 and was buried in the B'nay Abraham Cemetery.

Sources:

Obituary [Estelle Cohen], Winnipeg Free Press, 23 December 2016.

Obituary, Winnipeg Free Press, 3 May 2022.

This page was prepared by Gordon Goldsborough.

Page revised: 3 May 2022

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