Popat Kassam

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Kamadia Popat Kassam
Place of longest stay
  • Tanga
Profession or occupation carriedout for the longest period in life
  • Business - Grocery Store
Where-City or Country
  • Tanzania

Born in

"As at my other stations, retail trade in Tanga was dominated by Asians, with Popat Kassam owning the leading grocery. Shopping there with Bernard, I spotted some bottles of nondescript wine, and asked Mr Kassam what the vintage was.

‘Yes, please?’ he asked.‘When was the wine made?’ ‘Oh, very new, please, all our stock is very new.’" - Brokie's Way- David Brokensha chapter 8.

According to the community oral records, Popatbhai Kassam was Kamadia (Deputy) of the Tanga Khoja Ismaili Jamat 1936-1937.