Regene <I>Freund</I> Cohane


Regene Freund Cohane

Manhattan, New York County (Manhattan), New York, USA
Death 5 Jun 1992 (aged 92)
Bloomfield, Oakland County, Michigan, USA
Burial Brooklyn, Kings County (Brooklyn), New York, USA
Memorial ID 106183691 View Source

Regene Freund called herself "the activity girl." She balanced her work in campus organizations and her pre-law studies very well. After graduating from law school, she married Louis Cohane. They maintained law offices in Detroit the entire period of their marriage. In 1924, they earned the distinction of being the first married couple to try a case before the United States Supreme Court. Regene served as Sigma Delta Tau's first National President from 1918-1922. She continued to serve as SDT's National Counselor, a volunteer position she held for 35 years. Regene has been honored many times over the years for her leadership roles in civic and social welfare organizations, as well as for her contributions to Sigma Delta Tau. Regene was chosen one of Detroit's "Women of Achievement" and her portrait has been placed in the Detroit Historical Museum. Sigma Delta Tau honored Regene in 1991 by establishing the Regene Freund Cohane Outstanding President Award

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  • Created by: Mark Bushong
  • Added: 4 Mar 2013
  • Find a Grave Memorial 106183691
  • Find a Grave, database and images ( : accessed ), memorial page for Regene Freund Cohane (16 Oct 1899–5 Jun 1992), Find a Grave Memorial ID 106183691, citing Salem Fields Cemetery, Brooklyn, Kings County (Brooklyn), New York, USA ; Maintained by Mark Bushong (contributor 47843684) .