Speelman, Shanghai Jew, Honored by Dutch Queen
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Speelman, Shanghai Jew, Honored by Dutch Queen

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M. Speelman, well-known member of the Jewish community of Shanghai and a Dutch citizen, has been decorated with the Chevalier Order of Orange-Nassau, by Queen Wilhelmina of Holland. He received the decoration as a recognition of his philanthropic services and his many charitable deeds in Shanghai.

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