Landstein, William Rudolph

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Plot Location 1G5
Surname Landstein
Given Name(s) William Rudolph
Place of Birth Warsaw, Poland
Date of Birth (Eng) January 23, 1840
Date of Birth (Heb) 18 Shevat 5600
Date of Death (Eng) June 21, 1881
Date of Death (Heb) 24 Sivan 5641
Age at Death 41
Hebrew Name זאב וואלף בן ראובן
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Father’s Name Reuben (Rudolf) Landstein
Mother’s Name Miriam (Maryanna) Landstein née Kaminer
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Other Family Data His parents were married in Warsaw on December 1, 1836. His father was 23 at the time and his mother was 18. He had an older brother, born in 1938, named Icyk Berek (יצחק בר). Icyk died 18 months later on November 4, 1839. Another brother, Josef, was born on April 27, 1847. A sister, Rozalia Salomea, was born in 1848. She died on December 29, 1864 at age 16. A second sister, Matylda, was born on July 1, 1851. A third sister, Franciszka, was born on January 29, 1862.
Inscription (Eng) IN MEMORY OF WILLIAM RUDOLPH LANDSTEIN BORN AT WARSAW 23RD JANUARY 1840 DIED AT HONG KONG 21ST JUNE 1881 AGED 41 YEARS & 6 MONTHS
Inscription (Heb) פ ט רבה זאב המכונה וולף בן כ׳ ראובן לאנדשטיין מווארשוי נולד יום ה׳ חי׳ שבט תר ל׳פ׳ק נפטר יום ג׳ כ׳ד׳ סיון תרמא ל״ק ת׳נ׳צ׳ב׳ה׳
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Historical Owner of Landstein & Company, which opened in HK in 1865. It developed business with Indochina, including the transport of rice and cotton from Saigon.

The USS Maumee, a steamer purchased by the Union Navy during the American Civil War, was decommissioned in 1865. It was later sold to Mr. Landstein on December 15, 1869.

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