In Memory

Raymond Lee Kahn - Class Of 1934

Raymond Lee Kahn

Raymond Lee Kahn of Camarillo, California, passed away January 15, 2009, at age 91.  His loving wife of 60 years, Gloria Kornberg Kahn was at his side.  He also leaves his devoted daughters, Patricia Kahn and Carole Kahn.

Ray was a World War II veteran, serving in the HQ of the 62nd Fighter Wing of the Army Air Corps in North Africa, Sicily, and Italy; first as a general's aide, then as staff judge advocate, rising to rank of Captain.  Before World War II, he was a 1940 graduate of USC Law, serving on Law Review and as assistant editor-in-chief of the Student Editorial Board.  He was then selected to be clerk for a year to Justice Justin Miller on the U.S. Court of Appeals in Washington, D.C.  Following the war, he practiced civil law in Beverly Hills, specializing in entertainment law.

Ray was loved by family and friends for his kindness and delightful sense of humor, with his spontaneous puns and play on words.  Ray was always a gentle man and a True Gentleman.

Ventura County Star, February 8, 2009