Skip to main navigation
Skip to content
Search Results - The Canadian Jewish Heritage Network
The Canadian Jewish Heritage Network
CJCCC National Archives
Testimonial dinner programm to Lyon Cohen, Dec. 16, 1935
(View all records in this collection
(View Fond Description
(View Finding Aid
0.04 metres of textual records.
Born in 1868, Lyon Cohen was a businessman and a philanthropist. He was a co-founder of the Canadian Jewish Times, the first anglo-Jewish periodical in Canada; treasurer of the Montreal Reform Club; former President of Jewish Colonization Association in Canada, Baron de Hirsch Institute, Federation of Jewish Philanthropies, Canadian Jewish Congress 1919, Montreal Va'ad Ha'ir; organized Jewish Immigrant Aid Services of Canada. He died in 1937
Scope & Content
Manuscript of address before third Canadian Jewish Congress Plenary Assembly in 1936. Press clippings and correspondence paying tribute to his public service.
Mostly originals, press clippings.
Canadian Jewish Congress Charities Committee National Archives
Inventory of Fonds
Go to Mobile View
Jewish Public Library
Canadian Jewish Congress Charities Committee
Alex Dworkin Foundation for Jewish Archives
© 2010 - 2012 Canadian Jewish Heritage Network. All rights reserved.