Kadoorie, Sir Ellis

Plot Location2G10
SurnameKadoorie
Given Name(s)Ellis
Place of BirthBaghdad
Date of Birth (Eng)December 7, 1866
Date of Birth (Heb) 
Date of Death (Eng)February 24, 1922
Date of Death (Heb)26 Shevat 5682
Age at Death56
Hebrew Nameאלייאו צאלח יחזקאל
Spouse’s Name 
Father’s NameSalih Kadoorie
Mother’s NameRima Kadoorie
Other Surnames 
SexM
Marital StatusS
Maiden Name 
Title (e.g., Dr)Sir
Religious Status (כ/ל/י) 
Cause of Death 
Other Family DataBrothers: Sir Elly Kadoorie & Ezekiel Moyses “Moshi” Kadoorie; nephews: Sir Horace Kadoorie (2K8), Lord Lawrence Kadoorie (2K6) and Victor Kadoorie (2E3).
Inscription (Eng)THY RIGHTEOUSNESS SHALL GO BEFORE THEE
THE GLORY OF THE LORD SHALL BE THY REWARD
IN LOVING MEMORY
OF
SIR ELLIS KADOORIE, KT.
DIED IN HONG-KONG ON THE 24TH FEBRUARY 1922
AGE 56 YEARS.
MAY HIS SOUL REST IN PEACE.
Inscription (Heb)והלך לפניך צדיק פה נטמן נדיב ורחמין עודנו באבו ירואת ה׳ בקרבו העלוב המרוחם אלייאו צלאח יחזקאל כצורי נ״ע יה״ר מלפני אל מטא רחמים שתהיה עדן מנוחתו ונפשו תשיש בישועתו נולד בעובי בגדאד ונפתר בעיר הונג-קונג יום ע׳ש׳ק כ״ו שבט שנת ת׳ר׳פ׳ב׳ והיו ימיו ששה וחמשים שנה: ת׳נ׳צ׳ב׳ה׳
Inscription (Other) 
HistoricalAccording to Wikipedia, Sir Ellis was knighted in 1917. However, Wikipedia also notes that “Kt” is the correct abbreviation for the Knight Bachelor honour. (“KT” is the abbreviation for Knight of the Thistle.)

In an 1898 jurors’ list, he is listed as Ellis Kelly, a broker at Benjamin, Kelly & Potts, and living on Upper Richmond Road. Today, Upper Richmond Road is known as Robinson Road.

He may have had a daughter, Elizabeth “Lizzie” Ellis, with Fung Kam Ellis.

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