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Kin-Fan Chang (Chang Chin-Fen)

Chang Kin-Fan was an experienced engineer in the 30s of the 20th century.

Background

  • Mr. Chang was born in Taipu, Kwangtung (Guangdong), in 1890.

  • Education

    • Firstly, Chang Kin-Fan studied at Tsing-hua College at Peking. Then from 1911 to 1913 he studied at Colorado School of Mines, Colorado, U.S.A., in the period from 1913 to 1915 - Lehigh University, graduating with Master of Engineering degree. Mr. Chang also took course at the Armour Institute of Technology.

    Career

    • Chang Kin-Fan returned to China in 1915 and took the positions of surveyor and engineer of the Light. He worked at Railway Company, Chaochow, Kwangtung from 1915 to 1916. Between 1916 and 1917 he was an assistant engineer of the Kiutung Antimony Company, Hunan. During 1918 he was prospecting Revolutionary Army for private interests along the Yangtsze River. And since 1918 Chang Kin-Fan was a chief engineer and manager of the mines of the Liuchang Coal Mining and Railroad Company, Chinwangtao.
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    Ethnicity:
    Han
    • 1911 - 1913
      Colorado School of Mines
      Colorado, U.S.A.
    • 1913 - 1915
      Lehigh University
      27 Memorial Dr W, Bethlehem, PA 18015, USA
    • 1915
      surveyor and engineer of the Light
      China
    • 1915 - 1916
      Railway Company
      Chaochow, Kwangtung, China
    • 1916 - 1917
      assistant engineer, Kiutung Antimony Company
      Hunan, China
    • 1918
      chief engineer and manager of the mines, Liuchang Coal Mining and Railroad Company
      Chinwangtao, China

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