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Sa'id al-Shawwa

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Sa'id al-Shawwa, a leading Gaza notable and grain exporter. After the British occupation, he became mayor of Gaza and a member of the Supreme Muslim Council - the highest body in charge of Muslim community affairs. He represented Gaza at the First, Fourth, and Fifth Palestinian National Congresses held in 1919, 1921, and 1922, respectively (see 68, 82-83, 87).