Bachelor of Arts, North Central College, 1926; Doctor of Laws, North Central College, 1962; Doctor of Commercial Science, New York University, 1930.
Research associate market research, Commercial Press, Ltd., Shanghai, 1930-1932; editor, Chinese Economics 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, Central Trust of China, 1964-1968; executive vice president, International Commercial Bank of China, New York, 1969-1972; Chairman of the Board, Chinese American Bank, New York, 1969-1972; Chairman of the Board, Bank of Canton of California, San Francisco, since 1972; Chairman of the Board, California Canton International Bank, Ltd., Nassau, Bahamas, 1974.
Board trustees China Institute in American, Incorporated, New York York City, 1962. Member of Commonwealth (California).
Married Wei-Ven Yae, August 22, 1931. Children– Lee (Mistress Robert P. Wei), Edward Y., Nancy (Mistress Yung Wong), Robert C.