Irving Kahn

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Birthday
19, 1905
Birthplace
New York
Death Date
Feb 24, 2015 (109)
Birth Sign
Sagittarius
Birthday
19, 1905
Birthplace
New York
Death Date
Feb 24, 2015 (109)

About

Financial manager and practitioner of the value investing methodology developed by Benjamin Graham. He headed Kahn Brothers Group, Inc., a company that he founded with his sons Allen and Thomas.

Before Fame

He started his career in 1928 and made his first trade only a couple of months before the 1929 Stock Market Crash.

Trivia

After graduating from City College of New York, he became a teaching assistant at the Columbia University Business School.

Family Life

At the age of 108, he was still active in the financial business. Longevity ran in his family: his sister Helen lived to be 109; his brother Peter died at 103; and his other sister, Lee, lived past her 101st birthday.

Associated With

He and Warren Buffett both worked as assistant teachers under Benjamin Graham.

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