Abe Cohen-Bobair

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Abe Bobair (Cohen)

Also Known As: "Abe Bobair"
Birthdate: (100)
Birthplace: The Dalles, OR, USA
Death: October 25, 2007 (100)
Los Angeles, CA, USA
Immediate Family:

Son of Joe Dellar (Cohen) and Anna Vonivue (Barniwil) Cohen
Husband of Lucille Barnard Morrow Cohen Bobair
Brother of Fan Cohen-Labby
Half brother of Margaret Becker (Dellar); Gertrude Cheim (Dellar); Lincoln Dellar; Rae Malnick (Dellar); Max Cohen (Cohn) and 5 others

Occupation: Violin Maker and Teacher
Managed by: Marcus James Cohen
Last Updated:

About Abe Cohen-Bobair

Abe changed the last name from Cohen to Bobair in 1933 because the manager at the Liberty Theatre said the Jewish name on the marquee was bad for business. Lucille did some investigation and found the name Bobair in the family tree.

1930 Abe and Lucille began dating

1932 Abe a member of the Paramount House Band

1935 Abe a member of the Al Lyons Orchestra

1937 Abe married Lucille Elsie Morrow, nee Barnard

1953 Abe a member Ted Fio Rito Beverly Hills Band

Abe became a member of Musicians Local 47 A. F. of M. on June 23, 1934, and on that date in 1964 became a lifetime member. His pal John Tegrone was the president and made sure Abe always had work. I remember helping Abe write the last check to the union to cover insurance dues in 2007 when he was so damn sick, being carred for in Assisted Living at Kingsley Manor care center just off Santa Monica Blvd near the Hollywood Fwy.

Cohen residence listed at 706 E. Third St, The Dalles, Oregon early 1900's.

1942 residence 3919 Melrose Ave, Los Angeles, CA (27)

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Abe Cohen-Bobair's Timeline

August 31, 1907
The Dalles, OR, USA

Residence at birth 706 E. Third. Street, The Dalles, Oregon. Mother Anna was father Joes second wife, and Abe was her third child.

Age 20
Portland, Oregon, United States
Age 39
Oregon, California, United States
October 25, 2007
Age 100
Los Angeles, CA, USA
- 1924
Portland, Oregon, United States
- 1947
Los Angeles, California, United States
The Dalles, Oregon, United States