Kate Salmon

Kate Davis Salmon

Kate Davis Salmon from Cecelia Sylvester’s scrapbook in the Special Collections at the University of Victoria

Birth: January 29, 1862 in New York, New York

Death: September 28, 1926

Biography:
Kate was briefly married to Maurice Joseph Salmon (aka Solomon). Maurice was a cousin of restaurateur Henry Emanuel Levy, and nephew of Esther Solomon Levy (1824-1911). Kate’s daughter was Victoria Josephine Salmon Lancaster (1893-1981).

The Victoria Chapter of the Zionist Oriented Hadassah Organization was founded in May 1926. It was called Regina Peiser Chapter with Kate as the founding president.

The British Colonist, (Victoria, B.C.); 29 Sep 1926:
Died Sep 28, 1926 at Victoria, BC, Mrs Kate Davis, 64, born in New York, NY, resident here 40 years. Leaves daughter, sister, 2 brothers [Davis]. Pallbearers: I M Nodek, E Bean, F Osborn, H Burns, E Fromson, I Waxstock. Jewish cemetery.

Gravesite Details: Row F – Plot 21

Inscription:
IN LOVING MEMORY
OF
KATE DAVIS
BORN JAN. 29. 1862
DIED SEPT. 28. 1926

Parents:
Esther Hart Davis
Raphael Davis

Spouse:
Maurice Salmon (divorced)

Child:
Victoria Josephine Salmon Lancaster (1893-1981)

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