O.S.M. Mohamed Shariff

No Photo Available1. Name: O.S.M. Mohamed Shariff

2. Occupation: Textile and songkok merchant, Philanthropist

3. Date and place of birth: 1908, Ramnad, South India, India

4. Date of death: 1973

5. Contributions:

  1. Started a small business selling man’s and woman’s attire
  2. Donated to the Penang Muslim community to build mosques and help orphans
  3. Was charitable during Ramadan



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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