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Julius Cohen

Joseph R. Cox

Ruth W. Stewart

Julius Cohen

Julius Cohen, 94, of Princeton, died May 28 at home.

Born in New York City, he lived in Princeton for 46 years.

He received his bachelor's, master's, and law degrees from West Virginia University.

He joined the West Virginia University Department of Political Science in 1935. During the following years he served as an advisor to the West Virginia legislature, the West Virginia Office of Civilian Defense, as an aide to the West Virginia Governor, and as chairman of the West Virginia Election Committee from 1941 to 1943. He joined the faculty of the University of Nebraska in 1946. He moved to New Jersey in 1956.

He was a professor of law at Rutgers University from 1957 to 1981, the Guggenheim Fellow at Rutgers-Newark from 1963 to 1964, and a visiting Professor at Yale University from 1958 to 1959. Upon his retirement from Rutgers, he served as a Visiting Lecturer at Jilin University in Changchun, China, and as a Visiting Distinguished Professor at Cal Western for the Spring semesters of 1982, 1983, and 1985.

He was the author of many articles for professional publications on various legal issues including administrative law, Constitutional law, and labor law.

He is survived by his wife of 59 years, Lillian (Tyson) Cohen; and a brother, Milton of Morgantown, W.Va.

Funeral services and interment will be private. There are no calling hours. Funeral arrangements are under the direction of The Kimble Funeral Home.

Joseph R. Cox

Joseph R. Cox, 60, of Lawrenceville, died suddenly on May 26 at home.

Born in Princeton, he was a graduate of St. Paul's School in Princeton and Princeton High School, class of 1962.

He was a senior clerk in the Document Control Center, Division of Taxation for the State of New Jersey for 17 years. He had previously worked for Opinion Research in Princeton, after starting his career working for his father at Douglas MacDaid/Country Squire Men's Shop in Princeton.

He was a member of the Communications Workers of America Local No. 1033. He also served in the National Guard Unit from Princeton for six years.

The husband of the late Patricia E. Cox and son of the late Joseph and Miriam Cox, he is survived by a brother, Frank J. of Lawrenceville, and many nieces and nephews.

The funeral will be held on Wednesday, June 1 at 10 a.m. at The Mather-Hodge Funeral Home, 40 Vandeventer Avenue.

A Mass of Christian Burial will be celebrated at 11 a.m. by his nephew, Fr. Mark Hunt, at St. Paul's Church, 214 Nassau Street. Burial will be in St. Paul's Cemetery.

In lieu of flowers, memorial contributions may be made to American Heart Association, 2550 Route 1, North Brunswick 08902-4301.

Ruth W. Stewart

Ruth W. Stewart, 78, of St. James, Barbados, formerly of Princeton, died April 3 at home.

She moved to Princeton as an adult, and taught elementary school at Miss Mason's School.

She was predeceased by her parents, Gustav and Luise Waelde of Weinheim, Germany, and by her husband, Dr. John C. Stewart, former head of the Department of Geology at Brooklyn College. She is survived by two children, Leslie S. Reinig of Ober Ramstadt, Germany, and John Jr. of Barcelona, Spain; and five grandchildren.

Burial was private in Barbados.

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