Mahmud Abdul Manaf

No Photo Available1. Name: Mahmud Abdul Manaf

2. Occupation: Bookshop owner, Book dealer and printer, Philanthropist

3. Date and place of birth: 1918, Bandar Baharu, Kedah

4. Date and place of death: 2000, Kedah

 

5. Contributions:

  1. Sold religious books at Pekan Nat, Kedah
  2. Was given a shop by his uncle Haji Ali Rawa in Pekan Rabu to sell religious books
  3. Opened branches in Alor Star and Penang
  4. Donated to welfare homes and orphanages
  5. Actively involved in Acheen Street community

 

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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