Ismail Haji Hashim

ismailhashim1. Name: Ismail Haji Hashim

2. Occupation: Hajj agent, Merchant, Community leader

3. Date and place of birth: 1904, Bandar Baharu, Kedah

4. Date of death: 1969

5. Education:

  1. Jelutong Malay School (until Standard Six)

 

6. Contributions:

  1. Recruited new pilgrims form Penang, Kedah, Perak and to as far as Thailand
  2. Sold jewellery, batik and fabrics from door-to-door
  3. Opened a shop in Sungai Glugor selling construction material
  4. Donated to the poor in Jelutong
  5. Deputy imam of Jelutong Mosque

 

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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