Jean Camper Cahn

January 07, 1991|By New York Times

Jean Camper Cahn, 55, a Baltimore-born lawyer who helped establish federal financing of legal services for the poor and was a co-founder of the now-defunct Antioch School of Law in Washington, died of breast cancer Wednesday at her home in Miami Beach, Fla.

Funeral services were held yesterday in Miami Beach. Her family is planning a memorial service in Baltimore Jan. 19. The time and place were undecided.

Besides her husband, survivors include two sons, Jonathan Cahn, a member of a Washington law firm, and Reuben Cahn, a public defender in Fort Lauderdale, Fla.; her mother, Florine Camper of Baltimore; two brothers, Nixon Camper and John Camper, both of Baltimore, and three sisters, Elizabeth Jones, Mary Lou Redd and Ella Johns, all of Baltimore.

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