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

 

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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