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Isaac Cohen, Pioneer California Jew, Dead at 82

Isaac Cohen, one of the pioneer Jews of Southern California, is dead here at the age of 82. Coming to California from Germany in 1868 he settled in Anaheim of which town he was later mayor. Later he was mayor of Redondo Beach. For 40 years he was a member of the state central Democratic committee. He was a charter member of the Los Angeles Turnverein, having been president and secretary. In 1918 he retired from business. He is survived by a widow, a daughter, two sons and a brother.