Fazal Ibrahim Rahimtoola

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Fazal Ibrahim Rahimtoola
Town of birth
  • Mumbai
Country of birth
  • India
Date of Birth
  • 1895
Date of Death
  • 1977
Place of Death
  • Mumbai
Place of longest stay
  • Mumbai
Where-City or Country
  • Mumbai

Born in 1895 Mumbai

Sir Fazul Rahimtoola was attending to the family business with his father and continued with his brothers Abdulla and Habib after his father’s death in 1942. He was also on the Board of Directors of some big public limited companies.

Sir Fazul was president in public life, became the Sheriff of Bombay, was on some Government Committees both before and after Indian Independence and was knighted by the King Emperor of British India shortly before Indian Independence. He was also for some years and upto his death in 1977, the Honorary Consul-General for Thailand in Bombay.

Sir Fazul was the Chairman of the Ismailia Co-operative Bank and the President for some years of the Aga Khan Gymkhana and Industrial Home.

Mr. Hooseinally M. Rahimtoola had round about 1940, prepared some Family Notes. He had also kept, prior to his departure for Africa, some rough notes with his younger brother Suleman and, later on, some more notes with his son Jaffar. This paper is an attempt to put together the available data for future generations of the family. It is hoped that the younger members of the family will periodically up-date this paper.'

Sultanali Rahimtoola, Bombay 1988


FROM INTERNATIONAL WHO’S WHO 1952, pages 803

Sir Fazal Ibrahim Rahimtoola, BA ; LL.B ; M.L.C., C.I.E .; J.P.; born 1895 s/o SIR IBRAHIM RAHIMTOOLA, K.C.S.I. ; C.I.E. ; G.B.E.

Educated St Xaviers College & Poona Law College

Justice of the Peace of Bombay

Member Central Legislative Assembly 1925 – 1930

Bombay Legislative Assembly 1937

Bombay Legislative Council 1948

President Indian Tarriff Board 1935

Director :National War Front ; Member National food Council ; etc.

Director of a number of Joint Stock companies like : Tata Iron & Steel ; Tata Power ;

Hon. Consul General of Thailand