Monday, November 12, 2012

Khoo Keng Lean, death 31 October 1934, Taiping

Taiping Nov. 5. The funeral took place yesterday of Mr Khoo Keng Lean, retired cashier of the Chartered Bank, Taiping. Mr Khoo Keng Lean died last Wednesday, at the age of 63. Mr Khoo Keng Lean started work in the bank's branch in Penang in 1887 and was later transferred to Taiping. His service extended over 44 years, up to the time he retired on pension in 1931. He leaves his widow, five sons Messrs Khoo Kai Soon, Khoo Kie Hock, Khoo Kie Huat, Khoo Kie Bee and Khoo Kie Hong, two sons-in-law Messrs Quah Eng Lim and Lim Sian Hock and several daughters and grand-children to mourn his loss. [The Straits Times, 6 November 1934, Page 13]

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