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Cahn, William M. Jr.

William M. Cahn U.S. Army Air Corps WWII
William M. Cahn U.S. Army Air Corps WWII


 
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Date of Birth: 2/10/1911
Died On: 10/16/2001 Last Residence: 10577 Purchase, Westchester, New York
Street Address: 62 Lincoln Av, Purchase, NY
Service Number: unknown
Branch of Service: U.S. Army Air Corps - 94th Infantry Division

Veteran Code: USAAC-27


BIOGRAPHY
 
William M. Cahn was born in Illinois in 1911. In Rye his family lived at 62 Lincoln Av, Purchase, NY. William served as an officer in the U.S. Army Air Corps during World War II.

William was a graduate of Phillips Exeter Academy, class of 1929, and also graduated Phi beta Kappa from Princeton University in 1933. He served as a Major in the 94th Infantry Division during World War II. Lieutenant William M. Cahn. of Windcrest Road left yesterday for Fort Jackson, Columbia, S. C. Mrs. Cahn and their family will follow as soon as they find suitable accommodations.

PAGE SIX THE RYE CHRONICLE Friday, March 6, 1942

William M. Cahn Jr., a resident of Purchase, NY died Tuesday October 16, 2001 at the age of 90. William's wife Margaret Millhauser Cahn, his son William M. Cahn III, five grandchildren and seven great grandchildren survive. Two sons, Stephen M. and Peter A. Cahn, predeceased him.

William was a graduate of Phillips Exeter Academy, class of 1929, and also graduated Phi beta Kappa from Princeton University in 1933. He served as a Major in the 94th Infantry Division during World War II. Professionally, he worked as an Investment Banker.

In lieu of flowers those who wish may send memorial contributions to: Peter A. Cahn Memorial Scholarship, Princeton University, Office of the Recording Secretary, PO Box 140, Princeton, NJ 08544-0140. A Memorial service will be announced at a later time. BALLARD-DURAND FUNERAL HOME 2 Maple Avenue White Plains, NY (914) 949-0566
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