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Keng-lien Chang Edit Profile

consular official

Chang Keng-lien was a school teacher and later he started his career as an official.

Background

Mr. Chang was born in Fenghua, Chekiang, China in 1900.

Education

Chang Keng-lien graduated from Nanking University (Bachelor of Arts degree) and from Southeastern University, Nanking (Master of Arts degree).

Career

Mr. Chang was a teacher in the Continental Commercial Institute, later - a teacher in the Ting Hai Middle School in charge of commercial department. Chang Keng-lienwas a private secretary to Generalissimo Chiang Kai-shek. He was a secretary to the Military Commission, secretary to the Ministry of Foreign Affairs, chief of Nanking Inland Taxation Office.

In 1928 he became a superintendent of Nanking Customs and concurrently Commissioner for foreign affairs at Nanking. From 1933 to 1934 he worked as a superintendent of Customs at Chinkiang. Since 1934 Chang Keng-lien was appointed Consul-General of the Chinese Consulate at Hamburg.