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benefit plans consultant

Kew Sun Chai, Korean benefit plans consultant. Named Outstanding Korean Abroad, Minister of Foreign Affairs, Korea, 1986, Outstanding Korean Veterinary, Korean Veterans Association, 1986, 90, Outstanding Korean Abroad, 1987.


Chai, Kew Sun was born on August 29, 1935 in Seoul, Republic of Korea. Came to the United States, 1970. Son of Sung Mong Ett and Chik Nyo (Han) Chai.


Student, Special Warfare School, Fort Bragg, North Carolina, 1963. Master of Business Administration, Yonsei University, Seoul, 1970. Master of Business Administration, University Chicago, 1973.


Commissioned First lieutenant, Republic of Korea Armyoperations, training officer 1st, Republic of Korea Army, Wonju, 1960-1963;aide-de-camp to commanding general, 35th Infantry Division, Republic of Korea Army, Jeonju, 1963-1964;aide-de-camp to commander in chief, United Nations Command, Seoul, 1965-1970;advanced to major, Republic of Korea Army, 1969;retired, Republic of Korea Army, 1970;accountant, Amoco Corporation, Chicago, 1974-1977;senior accountant, Amoco Corporation, Chicago, 1977-1980;supervisor retirement administration, Amoco Corporation, Chicago, 1980-1987;consultant benefit plans, Amoco Corporation, Chicago, since 1987;president, East Sun Enterprises, Inc., since 1990. Research officer National War College, Seul, 1965.


President Korean-American Community Superior vena cava syndrome, Chicago, since 1984, board directors, since 1983, Asian -American Human Superior vena cava syndrome, Chicago, since 1984. Vice Chairman, Board Of Directors Koren-American Senior Citizens Chicago. Secretary board of trustees Presbytery of Chicago, since 1986.

Member of advisory board to the President Republic of Korea on peaceful reunificationof Korea, Seoul, since 1985. Member Chicago Council on Foreign Rels., since 1987. Member Korean-American Mid-West Veterans Association, Korean Association Chicago (board directors since 1986, Korean-American Association Chicago (chairman community development and welfare ctr.1978-1979, board directors committee chairman 1988), United States-Korean War Veterans Association (liaison officer, national board since 1988).

  • Korean-American Mid-West Vets. Association


  • Other Interests

    Avocation: gardening.


Married Haesook Kim, March 18, 1963. Children: Austen Kum, Caroline Yun.

Sung Mong Ett Chai

Chik Nyo (Han) Chai

Haesook Kim

Austen Kum Chai

Caroline Yun Chai