Dabab Muhammad Salleh

No Photo Available1. Name: Dabab Haji Muhammad Salleh

2. Occupation: Printer, Publisher, Merchant

3. Date of birth: early 1900s

 

4. Contributions:

  1. Formed a publishing company, C.A. Dabab Company with Syed Abdul Rahman bin Muhammad al-Habshi (1925)
  2. Formed a new company C. Dabab & Company (1926)
  3. Formed The United Press in Dato’ Kramaat (1928)
  4. His printing companies published books and magazines
  5. Wrote his first book, Kitab Taman Pengetahuan dan Perjalanan bagi Orang Ramai
  6. Printed Warta Malaya
  7. Was also a distributor of perfumery, toiletries and medicated oil
  8.  Formed United Trading Company a distributor of general goods

 

Source:

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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