Roy Marcus Cohn (February 20, 1927 – August 2, 1986) was an American attorney who became famous during Senator Joseph McCarthy's investigations into Communist activity in the United States during the Second Red Scare. Cohn gained special prominence during the Army-McCarthy Hearings. He was also an important member of the U.S. Department of Justice's prosecution team at the espionage trials of Soviet spies Julius and Ethel Rosenberg.Born in The Bronx, New York City, Cohn was the only child of Dora Marcus (1892–1967) and Judge Albert Cohn (1885–1959), who was influential in Democratic Party politics. He lived in his parents' home until the death of his mother Dora Marcus Cohn in 1967 (his father Albert Cohn died in 1959), after which he lived in New York, the District of Columbia, and Greenwich, Connecticut.After attending Horace Mann School and the Fieldston School, and completing studies at Columbia College in 1946, Cohn graduated from Columbia Law School at the age of 20.
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