Cohen, Robert Waley (Cohen, Waley)

   English Jewish communal leader. He was managing director of the Shell Transport and Trading Company and chairman of the Palestine Corporation. He served as president of the United Synagogue and vice-president of the Board of Deputies of British Jews.

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  • COHEN, SIR ROBERT WALEY — (1877–1952), British industrialist and Jewish communal leader. He was the son of Nathaniel Cohen, who pioneered labor exchanges and university appointment boards in Britain, and of Julia, daughter of Jacob Waley. In 1901 he joined the staff of… …   Encyclopedia of Judaism

  • Robert Waley Cohen — Sir Robert Waley Cohen KBE (* 8. September 1877 in London; † 27. November 1952 ebenda) war britischer Chemiker der Royal Dutch Shell Company. Cohen stammt aus einer der führenden englisch jüdischen Familien. 1901 trat er in die Shell Transport… …   Deutsch Wikipedia

  • Robert Waley Cohen — Sir Robert Waley Cohen KBE (8 September 1877 27 November 1952) was a British industrialist and prominent leader of Anglo Jewry. Early life He came from a prominent Jewish family, being the grandson of Jacob Waley and a cousin of Arthur Waley.… …   Wikipedia

  • Cohen, Sir Robert Waley — (1877–1952)    British industrialist. Cohen joined the Shell Oil Company in 1901 and during World War I was petroleum adviser to the army council. He was knighted in 1920. He was president of the United Synagogue, and one of the founders of the… …   Who’s Who in Jewish History after the period of the Old Testament

  • WALEY — WALEY, family of English Jews, active in various branches of public and intellectual life. The Waley family traces its descent from Benjamin Levi (d. 1784), an engraver from Wiesbaden who settled in Portsmouth in 1740. His son Jacob (d. 1817)… …   Encyclopedia of Judaism

  • Cohen — ist ein jüdischer Familienname. Der Familienname hat die höchste Verbreitung vergleichbar mit Müller und Schmidt in der deutschsprachigen Welt oder mit Smith in der englischsprachigen Welt. Herkunft und Bedeutung Cohen ist der biblische Name von… …   Deutsch Wikipedia

  • Waley Cohen — ist der Familienname folgender Personen: Bernard Waley Cohen (1914–1991), britischer Politiker, Lord Mayor of London Robert Waley Cohen (1877–1952), britischer Chemiker Diese Seite ist eine Begriffsklärung zur Untersche …   Deutsch Wikipedia

  • COHEN — COHEN, family distinguished in Anglo Jewish life for almost two centuries. LEVI BARENT COHEN (1747–1808) went to England from Amersfoort (Holland) in the third quarter of the 18th century. He was presiding warden of the Great Synagogue, London,… …   Encyclopedia of Judaism

  • Robert Cohen — ist der Name folgender Personen: Robert Cohen (Boxer) (* 1930), französischer Boxer Robert Cohen (Germanist) (* 1941), Schweizer Literaturwissenschaftler Robert Cohen (Drehbuchautor), kanadischer Drehbuchautor, Produzent und Schauspieler Robert… …   Deutsch Wikipedia

  • Robert Henriques — Robert David Quixano Henriques (December 11, 1905 January 22, 1967) was a British writer, broadcaster and farmer. He gained modest renown for two award winning novels and two biographies of Jewish business tycoons, published during the middle… …   Wikipedia

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