Mr. J. Pinkuet Fu was a native of Chinhai, Ningbo and was 28 years of age. Like his distinguished father (Fu Siao En), J. Pinkuet Fu was also a banker and held the responsible position of chief compradoreship in the Asia Banking Corporation of Shanghai.
Upon graduation he helped his father in the various lines of business that his father was then connected with, thereby gaining considerable experience. When he was 19 years of age he was managing proprietor of the Chang Dah Yuan Hardware and Metals Company, which was one of the leading firms in its line in Shanghai. He was one of the promoters of the Shanghai Metals Association. His knowledge of the English language won for him the Advisory Secretaryship to the Director General for the reorganization of Military Affairs in Chekiang.
Mr. Fu was decorated by the government with the orders of Chiaho and Wenfu. Besides his other connections he was a director of the Inland Waterworks Co. Ltd., agent of the American Bank Note Co., Shanghai and secretary of the China Merchants’ Steam Navigation Company.