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also known as Su Shang-tai


Sherman Soo was a Chinese businessman.


Mr. Soo was born in Liu - Er - Poo, Liaochung District, Fengtien, China in April 12, 1899.


He attended the Mukden Normal School in 1914-1918, Chinese Y.M.C.A. (Young Men's Christian Association) English School in Tokyo, Japan in 1919-1920. From 1920 to 1924 he studied at College of Commerce, University of California, where he received his B.S. (Bachelor of Science) degree.


Sherman Soo was a manager of the Chinese Students' Quarterly in 1923-1924, editor of the National Welfare in San Francisco, USA in 1922-1923, general secretary of the National Welfare Society in San Francisco, USA in 1922-1923.

After that he became a secretary of the Lida Company in Mukden, China in 1925-1926, instructor of English at the Normal School in Mukden, China in 1925-1926, secretary to Gen. Kuo Sung-ling in 1925-1926, professor at the China National Institute in Shanghai, China in 1926-1927, manager of the Hongkew Branch, Commercial Press, Ltd. in Shanghai, China in 1927-1928 and since 1929 manager of the Mukden Branch, Commercial Press, Ltd.