Harriet Whiting

Harriet grew up in Cape Town, South Africa. She got married and had three sons. Because of the political unrest in the country they decided to move to the US in 1977. Her husband who is a physician was offered a job in Dallas at that time. She is actively involved in the Jewish Community in Dallas and believes in celebrating all Jewish holidays and following the traditions.

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Ruth & Wally Cowan

Born  in 1924, New Jersey.
Wally was born in Hobo ken and Ruth was born in Union City. They met at a Hebrew school at the age of 10. Wally was in the Air force and flew for 37 missions during the war He got married after the war in 1947 and attended the New York University. Ruth is a physical therapist by profession and she graduated from Syracuse University in 1944. She has been very active in Judaism and was also the president of American Jewish Committee.
Published on Sep 20, 2018
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Julius Red Coleman

Julius “Red” Coleman

Born in 1923 in Fairest, Texas, Julius’ father moved to Dallas, when he was 12 and started his school at John Henry Brown School. He started working at the age of 12 -delivering newspapers, worked for cleaners and sold Coca Colas. During his time in high school, he was the elected president of the freshman class. He attended University of Texas at Arlington for one semester. He started Crime Stoppers in Dallas. He got married in 1943 and has 9 grand children and 6 great grand children.

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Howard Cohen

Howard Cohen

Howard’s father to the US from Russia and worked in a suitcase factory. Later, his father owned a suitcase factory of his own.
His father had a very strict work ethic set for him. As a child, Howard used to work in his father’s factory in Chicago. His savings helped him go to Tulane University for four years where he met his wife Carol. They got married in 1964 and have 4 four children.

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Sandra Cohen Cantor

Sandra Cohen Cantor

Sandra’s family came to US through Galveston in late 1800s
and most of them are still in Texas cities like Houston, Galveston, Waxahachie and Texarkana. Her father and his brothers were involved in the candy business and started Cohen Candy Company. As a child, Sandra went to JJ Perishing elementary school and got involved with BBYO during her time at Franklin Middle School and Hillcrest High School. She started her college at University of Arizona and got involved with Hallel and UJA. She then started going to Richland Community College, Dallas where again she was an active member of Jewish community.
Published on Sep 20, 2018

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