Sunday, 22 July 2012

Tan Sri Che Din Mohamed Hashim

There are many similar names in Malay history and this creates a lot of confusion when trying to make out who's who. Here is one important name which can be easily confused with Captain Noor Mohamed Hashim. Which is the first name? What is the father's name or surname?

Tan Sri Che Din Mohamed Hashim had advised Kamil Mohamed Ariff on taking up medicine. Kamil followed his advice and became Dr Kamil Mohamed Ariff. He was knighted and became known as Sir Kamil Mohamed Ariff or Sir K. M. Ariff for short.

Tan Sri Che Din's daughter, Zubaidah married to Sir K. M. Ariff's son Mushir Ariff. Dato Mushir Ariff had passed away. Dato Zubaidah's son is Nazir Ariff, a Penang property developer.

Hashim CheDin Mohamad, J.M.N., J.P.
Born: 10 June 1896, Penang
Educ: Free Sch
Career: Chairman and Managing Director, A. Dennys & Co Ltd, Penang
Chairman, William Mining Ltd
Director, Sg Tukang Rubber Estate Ltd
Pub act: Pres. Malay Chamber of Commerce, Pg
Member of Light Dues Board, Fed of Malaya and Marine Tender Board
Chair. Muslim Welfare Assn. Trustee, Fed. Sch. for Deaf and Muslim Orphanage, Penang
Chair. Penang UMNO Division
Patron, Penang Malay Assn and Penang Malay Football Assn
Hon. Member, Penang Chinese Swimming Club
Source: Who's Who in Malaysia 1963

Tan Sri Che Din Mohamed Hashim, Chairman and Managing Director, A. Dennys & Co Ltd, Penang.
Allen Dennys & Co Sdn Bhd is in Beach St (Lebuh Pantai), near Bank Negara Malaysia in Padang Kota. Allen Dennys was established in 1908 and taken over by CM Hashim. Photo from Malik Al Jashi in Facebook.

External links:
Malik Al Jashi's Facebook