|Given Name(s)||Ellis Joseph|
|Place of Birth||Baghdad|
|Date of Birth (Eng)||circa 1894|
|Date of Birth (Heb)|
|Date of Death (Eng)||June 6, 1977|
|Date of Death (Heb)||20 Sivan 5737|
|Age at Death||83|
|Hebrew Name||אליהו יוםף|
|Spouse’s Name||Flora Kate “Mimi” Hayim|
|Father’s Name||Joseph Hayim Shashoua|
|Mother’s Name||Hanini Shashoua née Sasson aka Hannah Hayim (2G23)|
|Title (e.g., Dr)||C.B.E. (Commander of the Most Excellent Order of the British Empire)|
|Religious Status (כ/ל/י)|
|Cause of Death|
|Other Family Data||Brother: Albert Joseph Hayim (2G27). Sister: Mozelle Ruby Abraham (2G26). Sons: Richard Dick “Edward” Hayim (b. November 19, 1911, Shanghai; d. 1984, London), Joseph Hayim Hayim (b. November 19, 1919, Shanghai; d. October 14, 1984, E. Sussex) and George Hayim (b. December 20, 1920, Shanghai; d. January 2, 2011, Sydney). Nephew: Ezekiel Abraham (2H27)|
|Inscription (Eng)||ELLIS JOSEPH HAYIM C.B.E. DIED 6TH JUNE 1977 AGE 83 YEARS|
|Inscription (Heb)||פפ׳ נ׳ ה״מ אליהו יוסף חיים נלב״ע כ׳ סיון התשל״ז והיו ימיו פ״ג שנה תנצב״ה|
|Historical||Judy Green wrote on 6 July 2010:
“I remember Ellis as a very wealthy, grumpy old man. He lived in a big house above Deepwater Bay, with various relatives including Ezekiel Abraham who was his nephew. I think he made his money stockbroking in Shanghai. His son, George, wrote a scathing book about him and the family in general. His brother Dick was gorgeous and kind. Sadly, he died young.”
He is mentioned in the book, “Shanghai Grande”. He apparently started up a trust fund along with Sir Victor Sassoon to support the Jewish refugees who were arriving in Shanghai from Europe prior to the start of WWII.
A short video of George Hayim can be found on YouTube:
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