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T. H. Mai Edit Profile

also known as Mai Tso-heng

banker

Mr. T. H. Mai was manager of the Industrial and Commercial Bank of China.

Background

Mr. T. H. Mai was born in Canton (Guangzhou) in 1895.

Education

From 1902 to 1908 Mr. T. H. Mai studied at home and then entered the Kwangtung school in Peking for two years. The following year he studied at the preparatory school of the College of Finance, Peking and then studied at Tsing Hua College from 1911 to 1917.

In the United States he received an A. B. degree from Beloit College, Wisconsin in 1919 and was a graduate student at Columbia University during 1919-1920.

Career

After several months experience in the Harriman National Bank in New York Mr. T. H. Mai returned to China in 1921 and shortly secured a position as assistant manager of the Hankow (Hankou) branch of the Industrial and Commercial Bank. He was soon transferred to Hongkong in a similar capacity and rose to manager of the Hongkong branch in 1922 at the same time occupying the assistant managership of the Fui Tien Bank. In 1923 he was promoted to the assistant general managership of the Industrial and Commercial Bank.