Solomon Levy, Gibraltarian politician, Died at 80

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Solomon “Momy” Levy was born on October 26, 1936, and died on December 22, 2016.

He was a Gibraltarian estate agent and former Mayor of Gibraltar.

Levy held office from August 1, 2008 to July 31, 2009.

He was a member of the Gibraltarian Jewish community, Levy was the nephew of Sir Joshua Hassan and was an estate agent before he took office.

Levy founded Solomon Levy FRICS in 1960.

He served 18 years with the Gibraltar Defence Force and was the unit’s first Jewish officer.

The city of Funchal and Gibraltar were joined on May 13, 2009, by their then Mayors, the Mayor of Funchal Miguel Albuquerque and Solomon, who had been an Evacuee during the Evacuation of the Gibraltarian civilian population during World War II from Gibraltar to Madeira.

He then had a meeting with the then President of Madeira Alberto João Jardim.

He died in St Bernards Hospital in Gibraltar.

Solomon Levy passeda way at 80 years old.

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