DALLAS - Frederick Eisenberg Kahn, born July 8, 1937, in Paducah, Ky., passed away Oct. 31, 2008. A Dallas resident for more than 50 years, he graduated from Texas A&M University in 1962 as a mechanical engineer.

His passions included the Texas A&M Hillel Foundation, many industry trade associations, and the fact that he is said to have held the first air conditioning license in Texas.

He is survived by his wife Louise; son Josh and daughter-in-law Charlotte; daughter Andrea Cohen and son-in-law Gary Cohen; sister Mickey Kleiman and brother-in-law Richard Kleiman; ex-wife Ann; many nieces and nephews; and five grandchildren.

Memorials can be sent to MPD Foundation; myeloproliferative disorders (MPDs) are a closely related group of hematological malignancies in which bone marrow cells develop and function abnormally. The MPD Foundation may be reached at 233 S. Wacker Drive, Suite 375, Chicago, IL. 60606; www.mpdfoundation.org.

Publication date:11/17/2008