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Keith John Jacobs (1890–1938)

from Newcastle Morning Herald

Mr. Keith Jacobs, 48; well-known Sydney and Melbourne business man, was found dead in his sleeping berth when the Melbourne express reached Sydney to-day. Mr. Jacobs was governing director of Universal Textile Agencies Pty. Ltd., Swanston-street Melbourne. He was accompanied to Melbourne by his daughter, Miss Amber Jacobs, who is-well known in Sydney society circles, but she returned to Sydney before him.

Mr. Jacobs was born in Melbourne and attended Melbourne Grammar School and Geelong College. His wife was formerly Miss Kitty Goldstein, of Sydney.

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'Jacobs, Keith John (1890–1938)', Obituaries Australia, National Centre of Biography, Australian National University,, accessed 18 May 2024.

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Life Summary [details]


12 June, 1890
East Melbourne, Melbourne, Victoria, Australia


19 July, 1938 (aged 48)
Sydney, New South Wales, Australia

Cause of Death

heart disease

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