The Jewish Chronicle - - Obituaries -

its sub­jects had ex­panded to in­clude dress­mak­ing, weld­ing and hor­ti­cul­ture.

The Abra­hams went to Lon­don, where max was found a job by Col Levey in a fac­tory mak­ing spec­ta­cle hinges. But he soon set up his own suc­cess­ful house dec­o­ra­tion busi­ness un­til re­tir­ing. Pa­per hang­ing and house dec­o­ra­tion had been among the cour­ses taught at Leeds.

The “boys” kept in touch through re­unions mark­ing, among other high­lights, the 60th an­niver­sary of their de­par­ture from Berlin and max’s 90th birth­day. All had stayed in the en­gi­neer­ing field.

He is sur­vived by his wife, daugh­ter, ruth, two grand­chil­dren and two great-grand­daugh­ters.

Max Abra­ham ( cen­tre) on his 90th birth­day sur­rounded by ex-pupils

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