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also known as Huang Chia-hui

Social worker

Huang Garfield was a Chinese social worker, member of a multitude of organizations as well as founder of his own ones.

Background

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

Education

Huang Garfield attended Westminster College, Quanzhou, Fujian, and Fujian Normal University, Fuzhou, from which he graduated with Bachelor of Arts degree in 1921.

Career

Mr. Huang was an editor of the Min Chao Magazine from 1920 to 1921. Between 1921 and 1922 he served as an instructor in the Anglo-Chinese College, Shantou, Guangdong. During 1922-1923 Huang Garfield acted as a secretary of the national committee, Y.M.C.A. of China. From 1923 to 1924 he held the post of an editorial secretary, National Christian Council of China. He was an editor of the Opium a National Issue (Chinese monthly) and Opium a World Problem (English quarterly).

In 1928 Huang Garfield lodged vigorous attacks against high government officials involved in opium smoking and traffic. He toured the different parts of the country to found branch anti-opium societies. Since 1928 Mr. Huang worked as an associate general secretary and later general secretary of the National Anti-Opium Association. He conducted general anti-narcotic educational campaign in the Yangtze valley and Manchuria in 1929. The following year he visited the various Chinese centers in the South Seas including British Malaya and Dutch East Indies, studying the opium situation and also starting the antiopium campaign among the overseas Chinese.

Achievements

  • Huang Garfeild was a founder of the National Anti-Opium Association of China in 1924. Mr. Huang was a founder and honorary secretary of the National Child Welfare Association.