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Administrative assistant

Lillian G. Lee Kim was Chinese administrative assistant.

Background

Kim, Lillian G. Lee was born on June 17, 1919 in Toishan, Canton, China. Came to the United States, 1921. Daughter of Yick You and Lucy Yu Oy (Louie) Lee.

Education

Certified, Eastern University, 1941.

Career

Stenographer, secretary Peabody Book Shop, Baltimore, 1937-1938. Secretary Prisoners Aid Association, 1938-1941. Secretary Civilian Defense Executive Office Baltimore Municipal Government, 1942-1944, secretary to safety director, 1944-1948.

Secretary-stenographer, assistant supervisor stenography division Central Payroll Bureau, 1948-1964, administrative secretary, supervisor administrative and stenographic section, 1946-1963, supervisor administrative section, 1964-1977. Retired, 1977

Central payroll councilwoman Classified Municipal Employee Association, Baltimore, 1949-1977, columnist Hall Light, 1950-1977. Chair retired employee group CHICA-Combined Health/Industry Comb.

Appeal and United Way, Baltimore, 1970-1977. Board directors Women's Civic League. President, board directors AARP (Rodgers Forge Chapter 2360), since 1996, publicity and public relations officer, correspondent secretary, 1997-1999.

Lecturer in field.

Works

Membership

Founder Chinese Young People's Fellowship, secretary, member public relations section 1946-1960, president, 1960-1965. Member Senator Charles McMathias Jr.s' Select. Immigration Committee, 1960s.

Founder, executive secretary Grace and St. Peter's Bilingual Chinese Language School, Baltimore, 1954-1973, supervisor, 1964-1985, director, principal, since 1974, compiler evening praryer service and hymn book. Vestrywoman Grace and St. Peter's Church, Baltimore, member parish activity planning, since 1969, compiler bilingual evening prayer service. Secretary board trustees Grace and St. Peter's School, Baltimore, 1980-1986, trustee, 1987-1990.

Executive board Boy Scouts American, 1978-1995. Board directors Women's Civic League, 1979-1982, executive board, 1999. Member Bishop's Guild, Diocese of Maryland, 1960-1999.

Member Holly Tour Committee, Inc. of Baltimore, 1975-1985, secretary, 1978-1982. Secretary, public relations Chinese Women's Association Baltimore, 1937-1946. Chinese interpreter of America laws, social security taxes, federal and state taxes to Chinese.

Represented Chinese immigrants in courts as a volunteer. Advocate Family Reunionifications, Canton, Baltimore, 1964. Participant Testimonial Dinner Tribute to Councilman Leon A. Rubenstein, Senator Charles McMathias Retirement Dinner.

Speaker Tribute to Senator Barbara A. Mikulski. Delegate to Maryland Diocesan Convention, selected lay reader Diocesan Convention Holy Eucharist Service, St. Anne's Church, Annapolis, numerous other diocesan activities. Community advocate Dept Justice, Immigration and Naturalization Service, since 1997.

Initator, coordinator Grace and St. Peter's Chinese Lunar New Year, Baltimore. Compiler bilingual citizenship study guide. Member executive board Boy Scouts American, 1978-1995.

Organizer Tiger Club program. Appointed to serve on Senator Charles McMathias Junior's select immigration committee, 1960s. Member AARP (public relations director, board directors), Episcopal Asiamerica Ministry (parish representative 1975-1993, diocesan representative since 1994), Daughters of the American Revolution (medal of honr.), Walters Art Museum, Baltimore Museum Art, Maryland History Society, Stars Spangled Banner Association, Johns Hopkins Alumni Association, University of California at Los Angeles Alumni Association, Washington National Episcopal Cathedral Association, Ellis Island Foundation-Statue of Liberty, Chinese History Society of America (life), Chinese History Society Southern California (life), Association Chinese Schools, Chinese Language Teachers Association, Crozier Society, Maryland Association of Deaf, Historic Towson, Inc., Balto Council Foreign Affairs, Reagan Ranch, WYPR Radio News Station, Friends of National Parks at Gettysburg, United States Capitol History Society, National Trust for Historic Presevation, Chesapeake Bay Foundation, Baltimore City History Society, Enoch Pratt Free Library./State Library.

Interests

  • Other Interests

    Community service, gardening, bowling, reading.

Connections

Married Herman Hom Kim, October 12, 1941.

father:
Yick You Lee

mother:
Lucy Yu Oy (Louie) Lee

spouse:
Herman Hom Kim