Kee K. studied at Nanyang College, Shanghai, 1898-1901. He went to Japan and studied political economy at Waseda University from 1901 to 1905. He passed the examination of the Ministry of Education and received the degree of Master of Arts.
In 1907 he joined Ministry of Foreign Affairs and in 1908 he was given the post of chancellor in the Ministry. After the establishment of the Republic, Mr. Kee was promoted to bureau chief in the Foreign Office. In 1913 he was appointed Consul at Chingishu, Korea, and in 1914 was transferred to Kobe and Osaka.
In 1910 Kee K. was promoted as the Consul-General in Blagovestchensk. On his return to the Foreign Office in 1920 he was appointed assistant councillor. From 1920 to 1921 Mr. Kee served as an assistant director of the Political Affairs department.
Kee K. was a Chinese Delegate to Washington Conference in 1921. He served as the managing director in the Sino-Soviet Conference in 1924. In 1925 Mr. Kee participated in the Customs Conference. He was appointed director of the department of Political Affairs in the Foreign Office in 1926. And the following year he was appointed adviser to the Ministry of Foreign Affairs (1927).
Since 1928 Mr. Kee acted as a secretary in the Ministry of Industry, Commerce and Labour in the Nationalist Government. He joined the Ministry of Foreign Affairs again in 1928 and was appointed director of the International Affairs Department.