Solomon Samuel Grossberg

Solomon Samuel Grossberg

1890-1964

Solomon Samuel Grossberg was born in 1890. His place of birth is listed as a number of places including Latvia, Lithuania and Russia. He was the younger son of Abraham Grossberg of Plumtree and he was a prominent Jewish member in the Rhodesian community.

Solomon was a financier and businessman who ran a successful wholesale business in Bulawayo, S. S. Grossberg. During WWI he was part of the Jewish Rhodesian Reserves. On 13th June, 1946 he made the King’s Birthday Honours for services in connection with benevolent and social welfare movements.

Solomon died of heart related issues on 4th July, 1964.

References

  • An African Trading Empire: The Story of the Susman Brothers and Wulfsohn 1901-2005 – Hugh Macmillan