The Indian Biographical Dictionary (1915)/Ebrahim, Currimbhoy

Ebrahim, Sir Currimbhoy, Bart., (U.K.); y.s. of late Mr. Ebrahim Pabaney; b., 1839: began life by opening a firm at Hong Kong; opened branches at Shanghai, Kobe, Singapore, and Calcutta, and agencies in many important business centres in the East; established his reputation as a trader in Cotton, silk, tea, opium, yarn, etc.; founded Currimbhoy, Ebrahim Pabaney. Crescent and Fazilbhai Mills, where about 220,000 spindles and 3,500 looms are at work every day giving employment to about 80,00 men; established ginning factories at Yeotmal, Katol, the