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Mayors of Places in Maine: William Cohen, William P. Frye, Alonzo Garcelon, Thomas W. Hyde, Wallace H. Nutting, Frank H. Foss, Clinton Clauson

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Published June 25th 2011
ISBN : 9781156130346
Paperback
18 pages
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Please note that the content of this book primarily consists of articles available from Wikipedia or other free sources online. Pages: 25. Chapters: Mayors of Auburn, Maine, Mayors of Bangor, Maine, Mayors of Lewiston, Maine, Mayors of Portland,MorePlease note that the content of this book primarily consists of articles available from Wikipedia or other free sources online. Pages: 25. Chapters: Mayors of Auburn, Maine, Mayors of Bangor, Maine, Mayors of Lewiston, Maine, Mayors of Portland, Maine, Mayors of Waterville, Maine, Hannibal Hamlin, William Cohen, Paul LePage, Neal S. Dow, Nathan Clifford, Tom Allen, Francis Fessenden, William P. Frye, William MacVane, Albion Parris, Holman S. Melcher, James Phinney Baxter, William Robinson Pattangall, Alonzo Garcelon, John OLeary, Wallace H. Nutting, Charles Fletcher Johnson, Edward Kent, Thomas W. Hyde, List of mayors of Portland, Maine, Clinton Clauson, List of mayors of Waterville, Maine, Charles P. Nelson, William Willis, William LeBaron Putnam, Nelson Madore, John Anderson, Frederic E. Boothby, Nehemiah Abbott, John Jenkins, Albert G. Jewett, Warren C. Philbrook, Carroll Chaplin, Donald Esty, Jr.. Excerpt: William Sebastian Cohen (born August 28, 1940) is an author and American politician from the U.S. state of Maine. A Republican, Cohen served as Secretary of Defense (1997-2001) under Democratic President Bill Clinton. Cohen was born in Bangor, Maine. His mother, Clara (n e Hartley), was of Protestant Irish ancestry, while his father, Reuben Cohen, was a Russian Jewish immigrant- the two owned the Bangor Rye Bread Co. Cohen attended Hebrew school as a child. When he was told that he would have to undergo a conversion ceremony, however, he decided not to follow through with the Bar Mitzvah. Instead, he followed his mothers example in refusing to convert to Judaism and became a Christian, specifically within the Unitarian Universalist tradition. After graduating from Bangor High School in 1958, Cohen attended Bowdoin College, graduating cum laude with a Bachelor of Arts degree in Latin in 1962. While in high school and college Cohen was a basketball player, and was named to the Maine all-state high school and college basketball team, and at Bowdoin was indu...