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Aaron Cohn was born in Columbus, Georgia in 1916. He graduated from Columbus High School in 1932 and The University of Georgia Law School in 1938. He practiced law in Columbus from 1938 until his enlistment in the United States Army in 1940. He participated in four major campaigns and helped to liberate the Ebensee concentration camp in 1945. Following his discharge he returned to columbus and in 1965 he was appointed a judge of the Juvenile Court in Muscogee County. The collection consists primarily of photocopies of newspaper articles relating to Judge Cohn's career, a transcript of an oral interview in which he recalls the liberation of Ebensee and a family history of the Jacob Rothschild Family, 2001. Arranged in alphabetical order by subject and chronologically within each folder.

Mss 130

Aaron Cohn Family Papers

18 Related Subjects

Cohn, Aaron, 1916-2012

Ebensee (Concentration Camps: Germany)
World War, 1939-1945; Concentration Camps: Germany

World War, 1939-1945

Concentration Camps: Germany
World War, 1939-1945

World War, 1939-1945 - Concentration Camps: Country

World War, 1939-1945 - Concentration Camps: Country


Columbus (Ga.)

Juvenile Delinquency

Rothschild, Jacob (1840-1934)

United States - History - Civil War, 1861-1865

Confederate States of America

Confederate States of America. Army

Selma (Ala.)

Lilienthal, Moses

Lilienthal, Kate

Threefoot, Abraham (1824-)

Mobile (Ala.)

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