IRVING KAHN
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KAHN--Irving. The family of Irving Kahn's son, Alan R. Kahn, announces with profound sorrow the passing of our patriarch in his 110th year. Irving was a man of immensely diverse interests whose life was as full as it was long. He pursued a lifetime of reading and learning in all fields, particularly the sciences. He was a pioneer in the investment world, having honed his craft as a student of the late Benjamin Graham of Columbia University (in whose classes he met the woman-through borrowing her homework-who was to become his wife, the late Ruth Perl Kahn). To Alan, Irving was as much a mentor as Benjamin Graham was to him. We, his loving son and daughter-in-law, granddaughters and grandson-in-Iaw, and great-grandchildren, will sorely miss his guidance, wisdom, and ever-cheerful outlook on life. Alan, Linda Parnes Kahn, Dr. Amanda H. Kahn-Kirby (Mason), Dr. Kimberly R. Kahn, Julia and Miles Kirby.




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Published in New York Times on Feb. 26, 2015.
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March 18, 2015
Alan, I remember you and your family very well. My father, Gene Habas, was a good friend of Irving and helped found the Society of Security Analysts with him. I remember visiting your family in Belle Harbor and Mattituck and enjoying sparkling conversation.
Irving was truly one of a kind and our thoughts are with all of you.
crablady@teleport.com
Linda Habas Mantel
March 14, 2015
What an amazing man!
March 6, 2015
Rest in piece, Irving - the best of best.
Jordan Liang
March 1, 2015
GOD Bless you and all which do and/or the ones which may come to view here too. Irving Kahn you helped me and many other with knowledge to attain and gain not in vain.
Jonathan Robert De Mallie
February 28, 2015
I am so sorry for the family's loss. May the true God of all comfort give you peace during this difficult time. Exodus 3:6
February 27, 2015
Rest in peace. Thank you for your contributions to the society that shape what we have today.
February 26, 2015
Irving and Andrew at the latter's wedding dinner.
Rest in peace Irving, knowing that your family loves and misses you.
Vincent Cammisa
February 26, 2015
Irving and Andrew at the latter's wedding dinner.
Vincent Cammisa
February 26, 2015
You, sir, will always be an inspiration to all value investors and indeed to anyone who wants to live a rich, full life doing what they love. While we never met, your passing fills me with great sadness. If I can achieve even a tenth of what you achieved in your time here, I will leave this planet a happy man. Rest in Peace, Irving Kahn. You will be deeply missed.
Ankur Kohli
February 26, 2015
Rest in peace Mr. Kahn
SunsetBlvd Ken
February 26, 2015
Condolences from John MacKenzie, Abraham & Company, 1973.
February 26, 2015
Rest in peace, Mr. Kahn. A wonderful life lived. Thank you.
Chris Bequette
February 26, 2015
I was privileged to get to know Irving at an analysts' dinner group and cherish his wisdom on our rides uptown. My sympathies. Richard Olivere
Richard Olivere
February 26, 2015
Oh, Irving, you are gone too soon. I never finished learning from but you were a wonderful "guiding light". Thank you for your time & invaluable insights.
don kennedy
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