KAHN--Gilbert Stanley, born March 11, 1928 in New York City, devoted son of the late Janet Annenberg Hooker and the late L. Stanley Kahn, died suddenly on Monday, February 22, 2010 at his Palm Beach home. Mr. Kahn was a nephew of the late Ambassador Walter H. Annenberg. He was active in numerous philanthropic organizations in Miami, Palm Beach, New York City and Newport, RI. He was deeply committed to the world of purebred dogs (judging, showing, and breeding), Chairman of The AKC Museum of the Dog, former director of The Metropolitan Opera, and a member of the board of overseers for the University of Pennsylvania School of Veterinary Medicine. Gilbert will be greatly missed by his family and friends. He will be lovingly remembered and his kindness will always be with us. He is survived by his son John Noffo Kahn, his brother Donald Paul Kahn, his nieces Alexandra Kahn Graubert and Julie Kahn Brown, his nephews Donald Paul Kahn, Jr., Douglas Thompson Kahn, and Stephen David Kahn, and by four grand nieces and three grand nephews. A private service and interment will be held in New York.
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Published in The New York Times on Feb. 27, 2010