Simeon Nathan

 
(1861-1925)  
Company Director In Brief
 

Eldest brother of George (q.v.) and Benjamin (q.v.), Nathan was son of Benjamin Nathan (d 1902) and Eliza née Reece; the family were well-known in the home furnishing industry.  With George, he was associated with “Paterson’s Pty Ltd” and “Richmond Furnishing Company” being chairman of directors at the time of his death from heart failure on 30 July 1925 aged 64 years.  The Age obituary described Simeon as “greatly interested in bowling matters…many years president of the Victoria Bowling Association” through his association with the Richmond Union and Carlton Bowling Clubs.  An honorary justice of the peace for over 30 years, he was survived by his wife Emma ( d 1933) and three daughters and son.  The Nathans resided at Amaroo - Albany Road, Toorak.

(above) Former Patersons Fitzroy store, Smith Street (2004)

(above) Monumental Headstone

Source:

The Age 9 & 10 May 1932.

The Argus 9 & 10 May 1932.

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