Saul, Solomon

Plot Location2K2
SurnameSaul
Given Name(s)Solomon
Place of BirthBaghdad
Date of Birth (Eng)August 4, 1919
Date of Birth (Heb) 
Date of Death (Eng)April 18, 1990
Date of Death (Heb)23 Nisan 5740
Age at Death70
Hebrew Nameשלמה בן שאול
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Father’s Name 
Mother’s NameGurjiyah Saul (2K1)
Other Surnames 
SexM
Marital StatusS
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Title (e.g., Dr) 
Religious Status (כ/ל/י) 
Cause of Death 
Other Family DataBrother: George Saul; Uncle: Salim Haym (2K3); Nephews: Richard Saul, Larry Saul, David Saul and Ronnie Saul.
Inscription (Eng)SOLOMON SAUL
BORN 4 AUG 1919
DIED 18 APR. 1990
AGE 70
IN LOVING MEMORY
OF A GOOD AND KIND MAN
Inscription (Heb)פ׳ נ׳ שלמה בן שאול ז״ל נפטר כ״ג ניסן תש״ן ת׳נ׳צ׳ב׳ה׳
Inscription (Other)“LEE WOON KEE” on LHS of foot of coping
HistoricalLived at Apt. 3, 12 Macdonnell Road. He was a merchant and the (founding?) president of the HK Softball Association in the 1970s.

Rob Dorfman wrote on December 2, 2021:
“Solomon (“Solly”) was a lifelong bachelor and continued to live in HK until his death. Both Solomon and George worked for Far East Commodities Ltd, a company that was at that time owned by the Kadoories. It was eventually sold to Eric Sampson in South Africa and in the ’80s was run by Les Isaacs, who lived here through the ’80s. He eventually moved to Sydney.”

Barbara Harding wrote on July 28, 2017:
“The Sauls arrived in HK in the 1950s and had four small boys with the oldest being about my brother’s age, so five years younger than me. Mrs. Saul was the most attractive and kind woman you could imagine. She died quite young and the family left Hong Kong soon after. That was in the 1970s.”

In 1959, George lived at 320 Riverside Drive, New York City.

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