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Chih-kiang Chang

Chang Chih-kiang was known as a serviceman who later left his military service and became an official.

Background

  • Mr. Chang was born in Yuenshanhsien, Chihli in 1881.

  • Career

    • After serving in various branches of the army in the North, Chang Chih-kiang was appointed Military Governor of Charhar and later Tupan of the Northwestern Frontier Defence. When Feng Yu-hsiang retired from the Kuo- minchun, he assumed command of the Army and was largely responsible for the masterly retreat from Kalgan across Mongolia into Kansu and Shensi.

      He served as Inspector-General for Honan, Shensi and Kansu provinces and later had charge of the Bandit Suppression Forces in Honan. Following the reorganization of the Nationalist Government in 1927, he was made a member of the Military Council, which position he held till the latter part of 1928. During the Northern Expedition, he was appointed Chief-of-Staff of the Revolutionary Army.

      Following the organization of the National Opium Suppression Committee on August 20, 1929, he was appointed Chairman. Chang Chih-kiang was a Bandit Suppression Commissioner for Kiangsu with Headquarters at Yangchow, Northern Kiangs between 1930 and 1931. Since 1932 Chang Chih-kiang became a President of the National Physical Culture Institute and Counsellor of the Military Advisory Council.

    Membership

    • Military Council
      1927 - 1928

    Chih-kiang Chang
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    Nationality
    Ethnicity:
    Han
    • August 20, 1929
      Chairman, National Opium Suppression Committee
    • 1930 - 1931
      Bandit Suppression Commissioner, Kiangsu with Headquarters at Yang- chow
      Northern Kiangsu, China
    • 1932
      President, National Physical Culture Institute
    • 1932
      Counsellor, Military Advisory Council

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