Joseph "Bunko" Kelly was a Liverpudlian hotelier of the 19th century who kidnapped men and sold them to work on ships. The terms "crimp" and "shanghaier" are used to describe this type of criminal.
Jacob Hirschorn (Fuerth, Bavaria, May 19, 1829 – Feb 2, 1906 St. Louis, MO) was a Jewish-American immigrant from Germany who served in the U.S.-Mexican War and wrote a dramatic memoir entitled "The Mexican War. Reminiscences of a Volunteer" from which the following information and quotations are taken.
Israel (also Yisroel or Yisrol) Rosenberg (ca. 1850 – 1903 or 1904; Yiddish/Hebrew: ????? ??????????) founded the first Yiddish theater troupe in Imperial Russia.
John Kotelawala (known as John Kotelawala Snr ) (1865 – 1906) was a Ceylonese police officer and businessmen. He is known of the Murder of Francis Dixon Attygalle, which became the first sensational murder trial in Ceylon. His son General Sir John Kotelawala was the 3rd Prime Minister of Ceylon.
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