Shih Liu was a Chinese Army officer.
He was born in Kiangsi, China in 1892.
Mr. Liu was a graduate in infantry of the Paoting Military College.
Shih Liu was a staff officer to the Headquarters of the Commander of the Hu Kuo Chun (National Protection Army) of Kwangtung and Kwangsi. He also served in Yunnan Army in various capacities, was a battalion commander in Kiangsi Army, vice-regimental commander and staff officer in the Kwangtung Army instructor at the Whampoa Military Academy, vice-regimental commander and battalion commander of the- Kuomintang's Training Corps, commander of the 1st Regiment of the 1st Division of the Nationalist Revolutionary Army, vice-commander and later Commander of the 20th Nationalist Division, Commander of the 1st Nationalist Army, member of the Military Affairs Commission of the Nationalist Government, Commander-in-Chief of the 1st Army Corps of the First Group Army.
When his Army was reorganised in accordance with the disbandment program, he was appointed Commander of the 1st Division and concurrently Bandit-suppression Commissioner of Hsuchow and Haichow. During the war between Nanking Government and the Kwangsi Faction, he was appointed Commander-in-Chief of the 2nd Route Expeditionary Forces and concurrently Commander of the 1st Army. After the Kwangsi Faction was defeated, his Army occupied Wuhan cities.
Mr. Liu was elected member of the Central Executive Committee of the Kuomintang in 1929, Commander-in-Chief of the 2nd Army Corps 1930 and in October of the same year, was appointed Chairman of the Honan Provincial Government. In 1931, he concurrently acted as Director of the Kaifeng Headquarters of the President of the Military Affairs Commission and Pacification Commissioner of Honan and member of the State Council of the National Government.