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Name: KAMPF, Malvin David

Birth Date: 3 Oct 1879 Dumbrova, Galicia, Austria

Death Date: 16 Aug 1941 Nairobi

First Date: 1913

Last Date: 1941

Profession: Nairobi representative of The African Life Assurance, later own business

Area: 6th Ave., Nairobi, Hut - 1937 Ruaraka

Married: Jane 'Jennie' Annie Peggy Menkin b. 27 Oct 1891 Manchester, d. 6 June 1985 Cape Town

Children: Bernard Arthur (26 Nov 1913 Nairobi-1993, became a director of original firm); Harald Bertram (8 Oct 1916 Nairobi-2006)

Book Reference: Gillett, KAD, Red 25, Red 31, Hut, Macmillan, Red 22, Medals, Barnes, Leader14, Gazette

War Service: East African units

General Information:

Macmillan - 1930 - Insurance and General Commission Agent. …… Mr Kampf joined the African Life Assurance Society Ltd., in 1904 in South Africa, where he remained until 1913, when he went as its representative to Nairobi, and has developed a large insurance business. He is chief representative of the African Guarantee and Indemnity Co. Ltd and the General Accident Fire and Life Assurance Corporation Ltd. But insurance is only one phase of Mr Kampf's numerous activities. He is also agent for the African Films Ltd., of Johannesburg, Thos. Forman & Sons, Nottingham, R.G. Dunn and Co., and Campagnia Italiana Transatlantica. He advances money on mortgages, and operates also as an advertising and general business agent.
Medals - East African Ordnance Department - No. 4513, Serjean
Barnes - Nairobi South Cemetery - Malvin David Kampf, born 3 Oct 1879, died 16 Aug 1941 aged 61 - "Malvin David Kampf, "Scampie", he found happiness by making others happy …."
Gazette 10/3/1915 - I the undersigned hereby give notice that I have no further connection with the Palace Theatre Bar and Tea Room as from 5/3/1915 - M.D. Kampf
Gazette - Voters List 1936 - David Malvin Kampf, Insurance Manager, Box 206, Nbi and Jennie Annie Kampf, Married woman, Box 206, Nbi

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