American Dentist & Political Scientist, Leonard Cole, dies at 89

Leonard Cole is an American dentist, political scientist, and bioterrorism and terror medicine expert. He was an adjunct professor of political science at Rutgers University-Newark and an emergency medicine resident at Rutgers New Jersey Medical School.

He was the founding Director of the Program on Terror Medicine and Security at the medical school, and he was a pioneer in inventing the subject of terror medicine.

Leonard Cole, 89, Dies After Detailing Secret Army Germ Tests

Leonard Cole, an American dentist, political scientist, and bioterrorism and terror medicine expert died on September 18, 2022, in a hospital in Ridgewood, according to sources.

He was 89 years old at the time. Leonard Cole, who detailed secret army germ tests, has died at the age of 89.

Leonard Cole Age, Family, Early Life

Cole was born in Paterson, New Jersey on September 1, 1933(89 years old). He holds an American nationality and she belongs to the white ethnicity. His Zodiac sign is Horoscope.

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Morris Cohen, Leonard Cole’s father, owned multiple delis in their home state and New York City; Rebecca (Harelick), Leonard Cole’s mother, was a housewife

Leonard Cole Wife, What about his Children?

In 1957, Leonard Cole wed Ruth Gerber. They stayed together till his passing. They have three kids together. When he was older, they lived in Ridgewood, New Jersey.

Leonard Cole Career, What was his profession?

Cole, who holds degrees in both public policy and health sciences, has testified before legislative committees and delivered invited speeches to the US Departments of Energy and Defense, the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, and the Office of Technology Assessment. Cole co-authored and edited the 2012 study on WMD Terrorism as a member of the Aspen Institute’s Homeland Security Group’s WMD Working Group.  

Symmetry magazine listed Chasing the Ghost: Nobelist Fred Reines and the Neutrino by Cole as one of the top ten noteworthy science-related books of 2021. Additionally, From 2000 to 2002, Cole served as the Jewish Council for Public Affairs’ national chairman. In the 2003 PBS program Avoiding Armageddon about biological and chemical warfare, he was a prominent critic.

By the New Jersey Council for the Humanities, his book The Anthrax Letters: A Medical Detective Story was recognized as an Honor Book. Cole served on the Advisory Board of the International Institute for Counter-Terrorism as well as the Board of Directors of the World Association for Disaster and Emergency Medicine. He served as the chairman of the commission’s homeland security committee after being appointed by the governor of New Jersey.

Terror Medicine

Additionally, he facilitated discussions between Israeli and American academics and professionals on domestic security and terror medicine. the ebook was a nominee for the Autobiography/Biography category of the 2022 Indie Book Awards. Cole published eleven books and made appearances on network and public television.

Numerous specialized magazines as well as general periodicals, such as The New York Times, The Washington Post, Los Angeles Times, Scientific American, and The Sciences, have published his writings. The Washington Institute for Near East Policy, FrontPage magazine, Eye on Books, and PBS NewsHour also published other recent interviews and presentations. From 2006 until 2013, he presided over the Jewish Federations of North America’s Birthright Israel Committee.

How much is Leonard Cole Net Worth?

It is impossible to estimate Leonard Cole’s net worth at the time of writing because no information about his earnings has been made public.

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Which school and college did he go to?

Due to worries about anti-Semitism, Leonard Cole attended high school in his hometown when he was younger. Before going to the University of Pennsylvania School of Dental Medicine, he first attended Indiana University.

He joined the US Air Force in 1957 and was stationed in Japan for two years after graduation. Later, he pursued postgraduate studies in political science at Columbia University, where he received a Doctor of Philosophy degree in 1970.

Is he available on any kind of social media platform?

Unfortunately, Leonard Cole does not seem to be available on social media.

Physical Appearance of Leonard Cole’s Height, Weight

HeightNot Available
Hair ColorBlack and White
Eye colorBlack
WeightNot Available
Body typeFit
Sexual orientationStraight

Interesting facts about Leonard Cole’s should be knows

Zodiac signHoroscope
Relationship StatusMarried