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Banker

Shien Woo Kung, Chinese banker. Board trustees China Institute in American, Incorporated, New York York City, 1962. Member of Commonwealth (California).

Background

Kung, Shien Woo was born on March 19, 1909 in Hangchow, China. Came to United States, 1949. Son of Wu Kan and Woo (Tze) Kung.

Education

Bachelor, North Central College, 1926. Doctor of Laws, North Central College, 1962. Doctor of Commercial Science, New York University, 1930.

Career

Research associate market research Commercial Press, Ltd., Shanghai, 1930-1932. Editor Chinese Economic Journal, Bureau Foreign Trade, Shanhai, 1932-1933. Professor economics and international trade Shanghai College and Hangchow College, China, 1933-1936.

Manager Bank of China, Tsingtao, 1936-1949. Director Central Trust of China, New York, 1949-1962, adviser, 1964-1968. Executive vice president International Commercial Bank of China, New York, 1969-1972.

Chairman board Chinese American Bank, 1969-1972, Bank of Canton of California, San Francisco, since 1972, California Canton International Bank, Ltd., Nassau, Bahamas, 1974.

Membership

Board trustees China Institute in American, Incorporated, New York York City, 1962. Member of Commonwealth (California).

Connections

Married Wei-Ven Yae, August 22, 1931. Children– Lee (Mistress Robert P. Wei), Edward Y., Nancy (Mistress Yung Wong), Robert C.

father:
Wu Kan Kung

mother:
Woo (Tze) Kung

spouse:
Wei-Ven Yae

children:
Lee Kung (Mistress Robert P. Wei)

Edward Y. Kung

Nancy Kung (Mistress Yung Wong)

Robert C. Kung