Willy Kohn was born on December 2nd, 1884 in Germany. Kohn was Jewish and his whereabouts during World War II are unknown to this researcher. Kohn immigrated to the United States in July of 1951 as a displaced person along with his wife Maria. They returned as visitors to Europe in 1956.
Both Kohn and his wife became naturalized U.S. citizens on January 21st, 1957.
Kohn lived at 622 114th Street in Manhattan during the 1950s and passed away at age 93 on September 28, 1978.