|Place of longest stay||Bagamoyo|
|Profession or occupation Profession or occupation carried out for the longest period in life||Trader-Grains|
The German Colonial Handbook 1903 mentions Dossabai Thawer" as a grain merchant resident in the German East Africa capital of Bagamoyo in 1903. He is also listed in the German Colonial handbook 1908 as a grain merchant. he is also listed in 1908 version of the German Colonial Handbook.as trading in Magalla near Mwanza.