|Given Name(s)||M. S. (Melville Samson)|
|Place of Birth||San 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 Death||48|
|Father’s Name||Fabian Toplitz (b. 1831; d. 1910)|
|Mother’s Name||Rose Toplitz (d. 1875)|
|Title (e.g., Dr)|
|Religious Status (כ/ל/י)|
|Cause of Death|
|Other Family Data||Siblings: 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)|
|Inscription (Eng)||THE INTERNAL ORGANS
10 MAY 1921
|Historical||Died 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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