Friday, May 26, 2017

Khor Ewe Keng, Death 21 May 1939, Penang

The Straits Times, 21 May 1939, Page 3
(From Our Own Correspondent.)

Penang, Saturday.
The death of Mr. Khor Ewe Keng, formerly managing director of Ewe Joo & Co., rubber dealers, took place early this morning at his residence in Johore Road. He had been ailing for some time and his condition took a turn for the worse last night. He was 59 years of age.

Mr. Khor founded the Penang Rubber Exchange and was a trustee of the Association. He was also one of the founders of the Anglo-Chinese School Union and the Corner Club.

He leaves behind a widow, three sons, Khor Cheang Chong, Khoor Cheang Kee (of the Pinang Gazette), and Master Khor Cheang Chuan, six daughters, Mrs. Gunn Lay Tor, Mrs. Chua Boon Teck (of Kuala Lumpur), Mrs. Cheah Eng Hong, and the Misses Khor Joo Aik, Khor Joo Siew and Khor Joo Imm, and seven grandchildren.

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