Toplitz, M. S.

Plot Location4B23
Given Name(s)M. S. (Melville Samson)
Place of BirthSan Francisco, CA
Date of Birth (Eng)November 30, 1872
Date of Birth (Heb) 
Date of Death (Eng)May 10, 1921
Date of Death (Heb) 
Age at Death48
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Spouse’s Name 
Father’s NameFabian Toplitz (b. 1831; d. 1910)
Mother’s NameRose Toplitz (d. 1875)
Other Surnames 
Marital StatusS
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Religious Status (כ/ל/י) 
Cause of Death 
Other Family DataSiblings: Belle Toplitz Banner (b. 1861; d. 1947), Jennie Toplitz Topley (b. 1864; d. 1939), Monroe Fabian Toplitz (b. 1866; d. 1927); Samson Toplitz (b. 1868; d. 1871) and George Toplitz (b. 1870; d. 1939)
10 MAY 1921
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HistoricalDied en route to HK. He was temporarily buried here and later his remains were repatriated. Reinterred in Plot B, Sec. 1, Lot 13, Row 3 at the Hills of Eternity Memorial Park in Colma, San Mateo County, California.

His father’s estate was valued at more than US$500,000 when he died, which was a huge sum in 1910.

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