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counsellor to the Military Affairs Commission of the National Government , Chinese Special Envoy to Nepal

Chang Ming was a successful civil servant and also worked in the sphere of education.

Background

Mr. Chang was born in Hsu-Chih, Anhwei, China in 1886.

Education

After having completed his preliminary education in China, Chang Ming went to the United States and studied law and diplomacy at New York and Columbia Universities. Later attended Washington University, graduating with Bachelor of Arts and Master of Arts degrees.

Career

Mr. Chang joined Tungmenghui (predecessor of Kuomintang) in Japan and became an active member of the Party. He participated in the 1911 Revolution and was appointed director of Bureau of Foreign Affairs of Hupeh Provincial Government and concurrently Magistrate of Tayeh District, Hupeh.

Chang Ming was a judicial officer of Hupeh Military Government. In 1912 he took the position of secretary to the Chinese Minister in U.S.A. In 1917 Mr. Chang became an English Secretary to President Li Yuan-hung. He served as the President of Anhwei Provincial Law College between 1918 and 1919, from 1920 to 1923 - Magistrate of Tien-Chang District.

In 1923 he transferred to the magistracy of Yin San District. Chang Ming joined the Nationalist Revolution in 1927 as an advisor to the 6th, 7th and 26th Armies. He was appointed Chinese Consul-General at Java in 1927 and was promoted to the rank of Expectant Minister for meritorious services. Mr. Chang transferred as Chinese Consul-General at Calcutta, India and concurrently served as Chinese Government Special Envoy to Nepal to confer honors upon the Prime Minister of Nepal in July, 1931 which posts he retained until middle of 1932.

Later Chang Ming became a counseller to the Military Affairs Commission of National Government with the rank of Major-General. In 1931 he was awarded 1st Class Gold Medal by the National Government.