Hymen Levin

SGT Hymen Alexander Levin

Birth: October 27, 1858 in Birmingham, England

Death: July 8, 1895 in Kamloops, B.C.

Gravesite Details: Row E – Plot 19

He served as a Sergeant in the Victoria City Police.

The Victoria Daily Colonist reported that his body was escorted from Vancouver by a number of lodges to which Sgt. Levin was associated. Six police officers took the body to the Hebrew Ladies Hall which once stood beside the synagogue building. Ten city police formed a guard of honor for the hearse.

Hundreds were in attendance including; Sgt Hawton and Cst Conlin, of the Knights, Jailor Allen and Cst Redgraven from, IOOF (International Order of Odd Fellows), and Csts Palmer and Walker, of the Foresters. He was buried on July 12, 1895 which was conducted in Hebrew by Mr. Waxstock and in English by Mr. Schultz.

Rachel Levin
Alexander Levin


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