Mayor of Jenin from 1935-37;
dismissed from the post by the British in 1937.As a
result, the Abboushi family lived in exile in Beirut
Fahmi Abboushi had a close
relationship with Awni
AbdulHadi, both were thecofounders of the
prominent Arab Independence Party in the 1930s.
FahmiAbboushi was the chairman of the Arab National
Bank, Jenin branch, in the1940s. He also served on
numerous national committees during and after
theBritish Mandate on Palestine.
In the late 19th and early 20th
century, Hafiz Basha AbdulHadi and HajjMustafa
Abboushi were prominent figures in the Jenin Area,
they were alsoclose friends. The two families always
competed for the mayoral office.
Fahmi Abboushi was also well known
for his oratory skills.