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Jacobs, Louis Philip (1863–1931)

from Sydney Morning Herald

Advice has been received by cable of the sudden death in California of a brother of her Excellency, Lady Isaacs–Mr. Louis Phillip Jacobs. Mr. Jacobs was formerly a resident of Melbourne, and was then a director of the British-Australasian Tobacco Company. He retired from active business life about 16 years ago, and went to Europe, and settled at Hove, near Brighton (England). In Australia he took a keen interest in public affairs, and was at one time a staunch supporter of the single tax movement. In England, during the war, he played a great part in co-operation with Sir John Monash, in establishing camps for Jewish soldiers. He left England recently for a visit for health reasons to California, accompanied by one of his sons. He is survived by Mrs. Jacobs, a daughter, and three sons. One son, an actor, has been appearing with much success for two years at the Old Vic, in London, with Miss Sybil Thorndyke.

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'Jacobs, Louis Philip (1863–1931)', Obituaries Australia, National Centre of Biography, Australian National University, http://oa.anu.edu.au/obituary/jacobs-louis-philip-20166/text31239, accessed 20 October 2020.

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