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Solis-Cohen, Solomonlocked

(01 September 1857–12 July 1948)
  • Philip Rosen

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Solis-Cohen, Solomon (01 September 1857–12 July 1948), physician, Jewish leader, and journalist, was born in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, the son of Meyer Cohen, a merchant, and Judith Solis. His mother insisted when she married that her name was too important to disappear, hence the name Solis-Cohen. As a boy Solomon attended Mikveh Israel, the fourth-oldest synagogue in America. There he was tutored by his beloved rabbi, ...

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