Alexander Alexander

Alexander Alexander (c1856-1925)


Location: Jewish*C*36

Alexander Alexander is described in the The Age obituary as “a very old Melbourne identity” as managing director of the tobacconist firm “Alexanders Proprietary Limited” and “one of the pioneers of the tobacco trade in Melbourne”. Born in West Melbourne, Alexander was a “prominent member of the Master Tobacconists’ Association” and a past president of the Percy Walker Old Boys’ Association, trustee of the Jewish Mutual Aid Society, a member of the Masonic Order and “closely associated with Jewish charities”.

Residing at Ailsa – 62 Kooyong Road, Malvern, just before his death, he had just returned from a trip to England. He died on 17 August 1925 at the age of 69 survived by his wife Hannah (d 1943); Rabbi Jacob Danglow (St. Kilda Cemetery) conducted the service.

The Age 19 August 1925.
The Argus 19 August 1925.

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