|Birth: ||Apr. 5, 1876, Syria|
|Death: ||Aug. 5, 1965|
Addy S. Kouri, 89, a native of Lebanon who had assisted many of his native countrymen in coming to the United States, died Thursday at his home.
Kouri was born in Juyadah, Merjayoun, Lebanon, and came to New York in 1895.
In 1910, Kouri moved to Oklahoma. He formerly owned dry goods stores in New York City, Wewoka, Sulphur and Norman. He had been in the oil lease business for 35 years and moved to Oklahoma City from Bethany in 1935.
He was a member of St. Elijah Church, and in 1962 he was honored by the church for his efforts in bringing Lebanese immigrants to this country.
Survivors include his wife, Mary, and two sons, Sam and Sid, all of the home, and five daughters, Salwa, Dora and Freeda, all of the home; Mrs. Mike (Eva) Solomon, Wichita, Kan., and Mrs. Jene V. (Eleanor) Vandruff, Anaheim, Calif.
Mary Razook Kouri (1886 - 1977)
Salwa Kouri (1905 - 1997)*
Eva Victoria Kouri Solomon (1909 - 2000)*
Dora Naifeh Kouri (1911 - 1996)*
Freeda M Kouri (1915 - 1976)*
Sam George Kouri (1917 - 1999)*
Eleanor Kouri Vandruff (1920 - 2009)*
Essid Leon Kouri (1922 - 2000)*
Created by: Gerald "Jerry" Hobson
Record added: Oct 14, 2010
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