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Jacob Herman (1862–1936)

Mr Jacob Herman, of Bellevue Hill, who died recently, had been a resident of Sydney for 75 years. He was well known in financial circles and was a prominent Mason, being chaplain of Lodge Harold Herman, a lodge dedicated in memory of Masons who fell in the Great War; and also of Lodge Tranquillity. He is survived by two sons, Messrs. Sydney and Victor Herman, and two daughters, Mrs. J. A. Selig and Mrs. Arthur Lipman (Grafton).

The funeral took place to the Rookwood Cemetery, where the service was conducted by Rabbi E. M. Levy and the Rev. M. Einfield. Those present at the funeral included Messrs J. A. Selig, A. A. Lipman. J. Goulston, L. S. Abrahams, K.C., Saul Symonds, L. Packer, F. E. Baume, L. Herman, G. Amsberg, M. M. Bloom, F. Amsberg, A. Davidson, F. Abrahams, A. S. Edmunds, and A. Michael.

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'Herman, Jacob (1862–1936)', Obituaries Australia, National Centre of Biography, Australian National University,, accessed 23 May 2024.

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5 March, 1936 (aged ~ 74)
Sydney, New South Wales, Australia

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