Girdhardas Harivallabhdas Parekh

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Girdhardas Harivallabhdas Parekh

Birthdate: (85)
Birthplace: Ahmedabad, Gujarat, India
Death: circa 1921 (77-93)
Ahmedabad, Gujarat, India
Immediate Family:

Son of Harivallabhdas Dayaram Parekh and Dholima Parekh
Husband of Parvatiba Parekh
Father of Mangaldas Girdhardas Parekh; Chanchalben Parekh; Mahalaxmi (Naniben) Parekh and Chamanlal Girdhardas Parekh

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About Girdhardas Harivallabhdas Parekh

Tall and well built, he was a devotee of the Vallabhacharya Vaishnav Sampraday.

Born in a poor family, his father died when he was 10. At age 12 he joined Sheth Abhechand Panachand of Kalushini Pole to learn accountancy (namu) at a monthly salary of Rs.2/-.Becoming proficient at age 15 he joined Sheth Jhaverchand's pedhi in Ranchchodjini Pole, Sarangpur and rose from clerk to munim.

Always looking for business opprtunities, in 1859, with his brother Gordhandas, started business of Mashru and Kariyana ; suffering heavy losses in 1864. They paid off creditors by pawning family jewellery and then started business of buying and selling imported yarn in which they did well.

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Girdhardas Harivallabhdas Parekh's Timeline

1836
1836
Ahmedabad, Gujarat, India
1862
1862
Age 26
Ahmedabad, Gujarat, India
1867
1867
Age 31
1870
1870
Age 34
1874
August 30, 1874
Age 38
Ahmedabad, Gujarat, India
1921
1921
Age 85
Ahmedabad, Gujarat, India