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Robert Kantor

Also Known As: "Reuven"
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Birthplace: Žagarė, Joniškis District Municipality, Šiauliai County, Lithuania
Death: January 26, 1931 (71)
Johannesburg, City of Johannesburg Metropolitan Municipality, Gauteng, South Africa
Place of Burial: Johannesburg, South Africa
Immediate Family:

Son of Behr Kantor and Sore (Schore) Kantor
Husband of Charlotte Kantor
Father of Appie /Abraham Kantor; Dr William Kantor; Annie Feitelson; Dora Jacobs and Bernard Kantor
Brother of Samuel Kantor; Leopold Kantor; Rosa Kessel and Gita / Yetta/ Gittle Weinberg

Managed by: Yuriy Koblents-Mishke
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About Robert Kantor

Schamroth Rapeport N. The Rapeport Meyer family sojourn in South Africa. 2014 Robert Kantor married his cousin Charlotte Kantor In Kimberley Union of South Africa. Robert Kantor was the manager for Ohlsson's Breweries. 16 He was extensively involved in provisioning the Imperial Military Railways during the Anglo Boer War. Thirsty soldiers gave a major impetus to local breweries including Ohlsson's. Robert Kantor was the first occupant of the house, ‘The Shires’ which was designed by E.C. Choinier in 1904 for Ohlsson's Breweries. 16 The house was declared a national heritage site, and is situated in Parktown, Johannesburg. The Kantors lived into their seventies and are buried adjacent to one another in the Brixton Cemetery, Johannesburg. 17,18 They had five children.

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Robert Kantor's Timeline

1859
December 1859
Žagarė, Joniškis District Municipality, Šiauliai County, Lithuania
1889
September 13, 1889
1892
1892
1894
1894
Johannesburg, South Africa
1898
1898
Transvaal, South Africa
1900
February 7, 1900
Johannesburg, South Africa
1931
January 26, 1931
Age 71
Johannesburg, City of Johannesburg Metropolitan Municipality, Gauteng, South Africa
January 27, 1931
Age 71
Brixton Jewish Cemetery, Johannesburg, South Africa