|Given Name(s)||Joseph Edgar|
|Place of Birth||Bombay|
|Date of Birth (Eng)||July 7, 1882|
|Date of Birth (Heb)|
|Date of Death (Eng)||April 16, 1946|
|Date of Death (Heb)||15 Nisan 5706|
|Age at Death||64|
|Hebrew Name||יוסף אדגר שאול עבדללה|
|Father’s Name||Saul Abdoolah Joseph (2E5)|
|Mother’s Name||Sophia Joseph (2A4)|
|Title (e.g., Dr)|
|Religious Status (כ/ל/י)|
|Cause of Death|
|Other Family Data||Uncle: Manasseh Abdulla Joseph (2E4). Siblings: Mozelle (b. 1875), Juliet Florence Toledano (b. 1875) and Felix Alexander Joseph (b. April 29, 1890, HK, d. September 30, 1949, Egham, UK).|
|Inscription (Eng)||IN LOVING MEMORY
JOSEPH EDGAR JOSEPH
BORN 7TH JULY 1882
DIED 16TH APRIL 1946
|Inscription (Heb)||לזכר עולם פה מצא מנוח ה״מ יוסף אדגר שאול עבדאללה יוסף נ״ע נלב״ע י״ה ניסן תש״ו והיו ימיו ד״ס שנה תנצ״בה|
|Inscription (Other)||“202” on marble plaque attached to left side pediment at foot of slab|
|Historical||He arrived in HK in 1884 but lived much of his life in Shanghai.
In a 1917 jurors’ list, he is listed as a broker in Prince’s Building. He lived at 39 Conduit Road.
Hebrew date should be “ט״ו” and his age should be ס״ד.
Died at the French Hospital, which was another name for St Paul’s Hospital in Causeway Bay.
Felix Villas in Pokfulam is named after his brother, Felix. Felix married Gladys Enid Abelson (b. 1904, London) in March 1923 in Marylebone and they had three children, Anthony, Geoffrey and Kendy. Gladys died on November 4, 1976, in Harringay, London.
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