Sidney Cohen ’35 died on April 10, 2004, in Newton, MA.
Sidney Cohen ’35 died on April 10, 2004, in Newton, MA. Born on January 18, 1914, in Boston, he prepared for college at Boston English High School and attended Bowdoin from 1931 to 1933. For some years, he was a bakery salesman with the Hall Bakery Company in Somerville, MA, and from 1943 to 1952 he owned and operated a five-cent to $1.00 store in Boston. After owning and operating a Tots and Teens Store in East Boston from 1952 to 1957, he became a residential real estate broker with John T. Burns Company in Newton, and in 1966 he became a real estate investment broker with Dial Realty in Brookline, MA. After four years as a self-employed broker and owner in Newton, he joined the Data Realty Corporation in Boston as a real estate investment broker. He also owned apartment units for a time and helped develop and sell the first condominiums in Newton. Surviving are his wife, Louise DeGeorge Cohen, whom he married in 1938; a daughter, Janet; and a son, Paul.