|Place of Birth||Budapest|
|Date of Birth (Eng)||March 23, 1863|
|Date of Birth (Heb)|
|Date of Death (Eng)||February 15, 1935|
|Date of Death (Heb)|
|Age at Death||72|
|Spouse’s Name||Pauline Komor née Donnenberg|
|Father’s Name||Salomon Komor né Kohn|
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|Religious Status (כ/ל/י)|
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|Other Family Data||Children: Henry Solon Komor (b. January 23, 1897, Yokohama; d. May 2, 1978, SF), Renée Anna Komor White Pfohl (b. June 3, 1900, Yokohama; d. January 8, 1993, CA), Hilda Beatrix Komor Hille (b. June 30, 1901, Yokohama; d. September 3, 1998, CA) and George Fernand Komor (b. February 20, 1903, Yokohama; d. August 18, 1988, SF).
Father-in-law: Joseph Haiem Donnenberg (4B8); brothers-in-law: Samuel Dunn (4B5) and Albert Weill (4B7); sister-in-law: Rosie Donnenberg Weill (4B4); niece and nephews: Sophie Rachel Odell (4B2), Harry Odell (4B1) and Leo Weill (4B6); great-nephew: Victor Jack Cario (4B9).
|Inscription (Eng)||SIEGFRIED KOMOR BORN BUDAPEST, 23RD. MAR. 1863 DIED HONG KONG, 15TH FEB. 1935 MAY HIS SOUL REST IN PEACE|
|Inscription (Other)||(Foot of stone, front edge:) B.J. & Co. 157|
|Historical||Had a Japanese curio business called Komor & Komor at a shop under the Hongkong Hotel, Queen’s Road. He joined his cousin, Alfred Kuhn, in the curio dealership, Kuhn and Co., in 1892. Alfred later sold his share of the business to Siegfried and retired on April 10, 1913, returning to Budapest where his wife had been living for some time. He had been in HK for 28 years. The company was then renamed Komor & Komor, as his brother, Isidor, and Alfred had opened a branch of the Hong Kong company in Yokohama in 1897.
According to a 1918 jurors’ list, he lived at 41 Robinson Road.
The remains of his son-in-law, Claude Ellsworth White, are buried in the Hong Kong Cemetery.
His nephew, George Komor (b. December 8, 1888, Hungary; d. November 27, 1976), Isidor’s younger son, is buried in the Foreign General Cemetery in Yokohama.
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