Kadoorie, Sir Ellis

(1865–1922)
   Baghdad merchant. Kadoorie was a member of a Baghdadi family that acquired great wealth in Shanghai and Hong Kong. He founded two agricultural schools for boys in Palestine, one at Tulkarm for Arabs and one near Mount Tabor for Jews. His brother, Sir Elly Silas (1867– 1944), also set up agricultural training centres in Palestine and schools in Baghdad, Basra and Mosul. Sir Elly’s sons Lawrence (1899–1993) and Horace (b. 1902.) were leading citizens of Hong Kong.

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