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Daniel Joseph Jaffe

Daniel Joseph Jaffe

Male 1876 - 1921  (44 years)

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  • Name Daniel Joseph Jaffe 
    Born 2 Nov 1876  London, England Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Gender Male 
    Biography Article from Hongkong Weekly Press refers to him as: capable, conscientious and hardworking. A quiet and unassuming man, reticent in disposition, but made many friends.

    Educated at City & Guilds Westminster - diploma of associate (A.C.G.I). In 1896 articled for 3 years as civil engineer to Sir James Mansergh F.R.S, who was famous as a waterworks consulting engineer. Part of time spent on Elan Valley Aqueduct, later assistant to one of the resident engineers up to December 1901. On 14th January 1902 became associate member of the Institute of Civil Engineers (A.M.I.C.E.). Late that year went to Hongkong as Assistant Engineer in Public Works Department. 1904 became Acting Executive Engineer and from January 1906 was Executive Engineer.
    Responsible for Tytam(also spelled Tai Tam) waterworks with intermediate dam, later the second section of the Tytam Tuk with the construction of the then largest dam in the Far East, which was officially opened by Sir Henry May in February 1918.
    Also responsible for Typhoon refuge at Mongkoktsui. Went home on leave in 1918 suffering from sprue and inflammation of the liver. Invalided out of the Colonial Service in autumn 1919 and spent considerable time in Eversleigh Hospital for Tropical Diseases suffering from pernicious anaemia. Died in Croydon 11th June 1921. Jaffe Road in Hongkong is named after him.  [1
    Hebrew Birth 15 Che 5637 
    Hebrew Death 5 Siv 5681 
    Immigration Hong Kong Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Occupation Government Engineer Of Hong Kong 
    Residence London, England Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Residence Hong Kong Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Residence Croydon, England Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Died 11 Jun 1921  Croydon, England Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Person ID I524  Blank Family
    Last Modified 21 Oct 2010 

    Father Martin Jaffe,   b. 13 Oct 1839, Hamburg, Germany Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 26 Mar 1914, Birkenhead, England Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 74 years) 
    Mother Kate Samuel,   b. Aug 1844, London, England Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 2nd qt 1918, London, England Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age ~ 73 years) 
    Married 3rd qt. 1864  London, England Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Family ID F199  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

    Family Florence Hilda Maud Mary Sleemin,   b. 16 Jan 1873, Plymouth, England Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 4 Mar 1969, Bognor Regis, England Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 96 years) 
    Married 29 Sep 1904  Hong Kong Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Children 
     1. Charles Cecil Jaffe,   b. 17 Aug 1905, Hong Kong Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 1 Mar 1969, Purley Surrey, England Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 63 years)
     2. Alfred Daniel (Fred) Jaffe,   b. 15 Sep 1907, Tatsfield Surrey, England Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 30 Jul 1968, London, England Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 60 years)
    Family ID F2003  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

  • Event Map
    Link to Google MapsBorn - 2 Nov 1876 - London, England Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsMarried - 29 Sep 1904 - Hong Kong Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsImmigration - - Hong Kong Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsResidence - - London, England Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsResidence - - Hong Kong Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsResidence - - Croydon, England Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsDied - 11 Jun 1921 - Croydon, England Link to Google Earth
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  • Photos
    Jaffe Dan Joseph
    Jaffe Dan Joseph

    Documents
    Daniel Jaffe obituarie
    Daniel Jaffe obituarie

    Histories
    Jaffe Road Hong Kong
    Jaffe Road Hong Kong

  • Sources 
    1. [S59] E-mail message, from Sylvia Dawn Kieling.


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