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Engineer , Government official

Huang Chin-tao was a Chinese engineer and civil servant.

Background

Mr. Huang was born in Xiamen, Fujian, China, in 1888.

Education

Huang Chin-tao received his early education at Anglo-Chinese College, Xiamen. He came to Tianjin in 1906 to study mining and metallurgical engineering at Tianjin University. After graduation in 1910, he went to study mining and metallurgy at Columbia University, U.S.A., receiving Master of Engineering and Master of Arts degrees in 1915.

Career

After his return from America, Mr. Huang served as engineer and department head of the Han-Yang Iron and Steel Works from 1915 to 1919, and was transfered to Tayeh Works and Mines to take charge of the Blast Furnance Plant, Chemical and Testing Laboratories, Stone Quarries and Coking Plant from 1919 to 1923. He was made Managing Director and Engineer-in-Charge of the Hanyang Iron and Steel Works from 1923 till 1930. Huang Chin-tao also served as a technical adviser to the Hankou Municipal Government in 1929. Later he was appointed senior technical expert of the Ministry of Industries.

Since 1931 Huang Chin-tao acted as a General Manager for Li Shan Mines. The following year Mr. Huang held the position of a director of the Mining Department of the same Ministry and concurrently served as a director of the Han Yeh Ping Iron and Coal Company and member of the Standing Committee for the National Iron and Steel Works, member of American Institute of Mining and Metallurgical Engineers, Chinese Engineer of Mining and Metallurgy.

Achievements

  • Huang Chin-tao held a lot of important official positions in China.