Chedin Mohamed Hashim

No Photo Available1. Name: Chedin Mohamed Hashim, Tan Sri

2. Occupation: Rubber broker, Auctioneer, Insurance and Shipping Agent, Philanthropist, Politician

3. Date and place of birth: 1896, Penang

4. Date of death: 1969, Penang

5. Education:

  1. Standard Six education


6. Contributions:

  1. Commuted to Parit Buntar from Penang to work at Buntar Estate
  2. English rubber broke at Allen Dennys & Co.
  3. Book keeper and personal assistant to Allen Dennys
  4.  Took over Allen Dennys
  5. President of Penang Malay Association (1938-39)
  6. President of Penang Malay Chambers of Commerce
  7. President of the Penang Malay Football Association
  8. Chairman of the Federal Legislative Council (1950)
  9. Chairman of the Board of Orphanages in Penang
  10. Penang UMNO leader


7. Honours and Awards:

  1. Pingat Setia Mahkota (1966)
  2. Jasa Mangku Negara (1957)
  3. Justice of Peace (1938)



A. Shukor Rahman. (2010) Flying colours of Tanjung: The Story of Penang Malays. Penang: Pintra Printing

Loh Wei Ling, Badriyah Haji Salleh, Mahani Musa, Wong Yee Tuan & Marcus Langdon (Eds). (2013). Biographical Dictionary of Mercantile Personalities of Penang. Kuala Lumpur: THINK CITY and MBRAS.


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