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H.w.hahn, 54, Dies in Capital; Services Today

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Funeral services for Harry William Hahn, prominent Jewish business man and civic leader of this city who died Friday night, will be held tomorrow morning at the family residence here. Interment will be in the Washington Hebrew Congregation Cemetery.

Mr. Hahn was president of William Hahn & Co., Inc., shoe dealers. He was a native of this city and long had been widely known in business circles. He was also active in many organizations.


In 1899 Mr. Hahn was graduated from Philips-Exeter Academy. Later he attended Harvard University for a year and was graduated from Georgetown University with a law degree in 1903, being admitted to the bar the same year.

He was a member of the Merchants and Manufacturers Association of this city and Baltimore, the Board of Trade, the Woodmont Country Club, Kiwanis Club, the Washington Shoe Retailers Association, of which he was a past president; the National Shoe Retailers Association, o# which he was a director and member of the executive committee; the D###a Chi Fraternity, Harmony Lodge of Masons, the Washington He##ew Congregation and the Argo Lodge of Washington, of which he was past president.


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Mr. Hahn is survived by a widow, Mrs. Adelaide R. Hahn; two sons, Harry W. Jr. and Arthur Herbert Hahn; two brothers, Gilbert and Edward Hahn, and two sisters, Miss Rey Hahn and Mrs. L. J. Heller, all of this city. The family residence is at 2812 Twenty-seventh street. He would have been 55 December 17.

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