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Name: RIFKIN, Philip Harry

Nee: son of John Rifkin

Birth Date: 24 Dec 1900

Death Date: 26 June 1961 Mombasa

First Date: 1913

Profession: Hides and skins

Area: Nairobi

Married: Betty b. 26.5.1901 or 26.8.1910 (2 passenger lsists)

Book Reference: KAD, Red 25, Red 31, Macmillan, Red 22, Harmony, Glimpses, Barnes, Red Book 1912

General Information:

Macmillan - 1930 - John Rifkin, Blacksmith, Farrier, Iron Merchant and Wagon-Builder, Sixth Ave. (behind New Stanley Hotel) - continues with old skills - builds all kinds of wagons as they used to be built - strong and specially adapted for the rough wear of primitive roads and conditions; and while the busy motor traffic of Nairobi goes noisily past his establishment, it is interesting to watch the work of the farriers there fitting new shoes on patient horses …… Almost next door Mr Rifkin's son, Philip, is engaged as a merchant in hides and skins, and has done very well since he started that business in 1926.
Member of Lodge Harmony - Joined 4/1/26, died July 1961 - Philip Harry Rifkin
Glimpses - 1913 - in photo of wedding of Lily Block and Simon Haller
Barnes - Mombasa Cemetery - Philip H. Rifkin, died 26 Jun 1961 age 60, European Hospital - in sacred memory of / my beloved husband / Philip Harry Rifkin / who passed away on 26th June 1961 / deeply mourned and sadly missed / by his wife relatives and friends / lived respected and died regretted
Red Book 1912 - P. Rifkin - Nairobi
Red 25 has P.H. Rifkin, S. Jacobs Ltd., Mombasa.
Red 31 - P.H. Rifkin, Nairobi
Gazette 10 Oct 1961 probate

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