Isidor Braverman

1867 Pacific Coast Business Directory

Birth: September 23, 1829 in Pleszew, Powiat pleszewski, Wielkopolskie, Poland

Death: March 14, 1905 (age 75) in Victoria, B.C.

Gravesite Details: Row F – Plot 11

In Memory of
Isidor Braverman
Beloved Husband of
Cerline Braverman
Born at Pleschen
23 Sept. 1829
Died 14 March 1905

At the time of his birth, his birth city, Pleschen, was part of what would become Germany in the Prussian Province of Posen. It is now Plezew in Poland.

The Victoria Daily Colonist reported that Isador Braverman came to Victoria in 1858. He established what became a very profitable wholesale and retail tobacco business.

In 1862, Isador tried his luck at the mines, but was unsuccessful. He returned to Victoria and resumed his thriving business. In addition, he made some lucky real estate investments which afforded him great wealth.

Isador retired in the 1890’s but stayed active in civic affairs. He was one of the first to donate to the Royal French Hospital was established. He was also a prominent director, when the hospital was absorbed by the Royal Jubilee hospital he remained interested in hospital affairs until his death.

For more information about the “Little French Hospital”

Cerline Brash Nodek (1863-1935)

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