Funeral services for Otto H. Kahu, American financier and patron of the arts will be held at 3 P. M. this afternoon from his estate at Cold Springs Harbor, L. I, and will be attended only by members of his family and close relatives. Mr. Kahn died suddenly Thursday in the offices of Kuhn, Loeb and Co.
Dr. Samuel H. Goldenson, rabbi of Temple Emanu-El, will officiate at the services.
Although Mr. Kahn’s name has been associated at times with the Episcopal and Catholic Churehes, he always maintained an interest in Jewish affairs, which deepened with the advent of Hitlerism in Germany. Recently he told inter viewers, “I was born a Jew, I am a Jew and I shall die a Jew.
On one occasion when the banker returned from one of his frequent trips to Europe, he answered one of the newspapermen who asked him for his views on Hitlerism; “What can you expect me, as a Jew, to say?”
The banker will be buried in the Memorial Cemetery at Cold Springs Harbor, which is non-sectarian. He recently purchased a plot there and his body will be the first of his family to be interred there.