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  • Acts
  • 2002
  • Chapter 491 AN ACT PROVIDING FOR A PLAQUE FOR EDWARD COHEN.

Be it enacted by the Senate and House of Representatives in General Court assembled, and by the authority of the same, as follows:


There shall be a plaque, located in the vicinity of the governor's office, and designated by the state art commission under sections 19 and 20 of chapter 6 of the General Laws, in memory of Edward Cohen, the President of the American Federation of Labor from 1906 until his death in 1907. The plaque shall describe that, while lobbying governor Curtis Guild, Mr. Cohen was shot by an assassin whose intended victim was the governor.

Approved January 1, 2003.