Zebulon Franks
Zebulon Franks

January 30, 1863March 16, 1926 (63 years old)
Hometown: Vancouver, BC
January 30, 1863March 16, 1926
(63 years old) | Vancouver, BC


Vancouver Star March 26, 1926

Pioneer Jewish Resident Passes

Zebulon Franks died Tuesday night and was buried today. One of Vancouver's old-timers and one of  the early members of Vancouver's Jewish community, Mr Zebulon Franks,aged 63, passed away Tuesday night at his residence 1603 Nelson Street.

A native of Russia, Mr Franks first came to Canada in 1884 and settled in Winnipeg.  After residing there for three years he came to Vancouver.  Mr Franks was well known in Vancouver as a student of the Talmud and as a keen student of the prophets.  Funeral services were held at 4:00 pm  at the residence of Rev. N.M. Pastinsky who officiated.  Interment was in the Hebrew cemetery, Ocean View Burial Park.  

The deceased is survived by six daughters, Mrs A C Fleishman, Seattle, Mrs I Jacobs, Tacoma, Mrs Leah Horowitz, California, Miss Annabelle Franks and Mrs R. Meyers of this city.  Six sons, Abraham, Tacoma, Dr Bob Franks, Alaska and Myer, Sam, David and Monty of Vancouver.