William WOO, 19131978 (aged 65 years)

Name
William /WOO/
Given names
William
Surname
WOO
Name
/胡/
Surname
Birth
July 4, 1913
CA, United States
Latitude: 37.26917 Longitude: -119.306
Occupation
Ran the ranch in Los Banos
Global conflict
World War I
from July 28, 1914 to November 11, 1918 (aged 5 years)
Note: Source citation: World War One Wikipedia
Birth of a sister
March 4, 1920 (aged 6 years)
Van Nuys, CA, United States
Latitude: 36.77826 Longitude: -119.417
29th President of the United States
Warren G Harding
March 4, 1921 (aged 7 years)
Birth of a brother
November 15, 1921 (aged 8 years)
Birth of a brother
about 1922 (aged 8 years)
CA, United States
Latitude: 36.77826 Longitude: -119.4179
30th President of the United States
Calvin Coolidge
August 2, 1923 (aged 10 years)
31st President of the United States
Herbert Hoover
March 4, 1929 (aged 15 years)
Chinese American Events
Tong Wars
from 1800 to 1930 (aged 16 years)
Note: Source citation: Tong Wars Wikipedia
Note: These started as conflicts between clans and sensationalized by American media as gang and turf urban warfare.
Economic
1929 Great Depression
from 1929 to 1930 (aged 16 years)
Note: Source citation: Great Depression Wikipedia
Note: Worldwide economic downturn.
Chinese Conflicts
Mukden Incident
from September 18, 1931 to February 18, 1932 (aged 18 years)
Note: Source citation: Mukden Incident Wikipedia
Note: Imperial Japan starts to subjugate Manchuria for natural resources and living space. Japan wanted a Great Britan like empire calling it the Greater East Asia Co-Prosperity Sphere. The Japan's defeat to the Soviet during the Battles of Khalkhin Gol set the stage for the Japan's Pearl Harbor attack and war with the United States.
Death of a mother
about 1932 (aged 18 years)
32nd President of the United States
Franklin D Roosevelt
March 4, 1933 (aged 19 years)
Chinese American Events
Chinese Exclusion Act
from May 9, 1882 to 1943 (aged 29 years)
Note: An official act legalizing discrimination against Chinese in the United States. Poster: 'Chinese Must Go'.
Note: Source citation: Chinese Exclusion Act Wikipedia
33rd President of the United States
Harry S Truman
April 12, 1945 (aged 31 years)
Chinese Conflicts
Second Sino-Japanese War
from July 7, 1937 to September 9, 1945 (aged 32 years)
Note: Some historians consider this the true start of World War Two. Japan's attempt to conquer China, after subjugating Manchukuo.
China Government/Dynasties
Republic of China
from 1912 to 1949 (aged 35 years)
Note: Source citation: Republic of China Wikipedia
World Conflict
Attack on Pearl Harbor
from December 7, 1941 (aged 28 years)
Note: Source citation: Attack on Pearl Harbor Wikipedia
Note: The date the United States enters WW2.
Global Conflict
World War II
from September 1, 1939 to September 2, 1945 (aged 32 years)
Note: Source citation: World War Two Wikipedia
Note: Western world's time period for World War II.
Chinese American Events
Internment of Japanese Americans
from February 19, 1942 to March 20, 1946 (aged 32 years)
Note: Another example of anti-Asian sentiment in the United States.
Chinese Conflicts
Chinese Communist/Kuomintang Civil War
from August 10, 1945 to December 7, 1949 (aged 36 years)
Note: This represented the defeat and withdrawal of the Kuomintang to Taiwan by Mao Zedong
China Government/Dynasties
People's Republic of China
1949 (aged 35 years)
Chinese American Events
McCarthyism
from 1940 to 1950 (aged 36 years)
Note: Source citation: McCarthyism Wikipedia
Note: An example of memes and slogans during this time was 'better dead than red' and the Domino theory
34th President of the United States
Dwight D Eisenhower
January 20, 1953 (aged 39 years)
Chinese American Conflicts
Korean War
from June 25, 1950 to July 27, 1953 (aged 40 years)
Note: Source citation: Korean War Wikipedia
35th President of the United States
John F Kennedy
January 20, 1961 (aged 47 years)
36th President of the United States
Lyndon B Johnson
November 22, 1963 (aged 50 years)
37th President of the United States
Richard Nixon
January 20, 1969 (aged 55 years)
38th President of the United States
Gerald Ford
August 9, 1974 (aged 61 years)
American Conflicts
Vietnam War
from November 1, 1955 to April 30, 1975 (aged 61 years)
Note: Source citation: Vietnam_War Wikipedia
Chinese Events
Cultural Revolution
from 1949 to 1976 (aged 62 years)
Note: The wanton distruction of Chinese clan genealogy documents along with cultural relics by the Red Guards made tracing Chinese Americans family heritage even harder. This represented Mao Zedong' s attempt to regain local control of China.
Note: Source citation: Cultural Revolution Wikipedia
American INS program
Chinese Confession Program
from 1956 to 1965 (aged 51 years)
Note: A program of the Immigration and Naturalization Service allowing reconciliation of the illegal entry status of paper sons. This caused much fear and distrust among the Chinese American population. The number of participants were less than initially predicted.
39th President of the United States
Jimmy Carter
January 20, 1977 (aged 63 years)
Death of a father
Los Angeles, CA, United States
Latitude: 34.05218 Longitude: -118.243
Death
December 26, 1978 (aged 65 years)
Los Banos, CA, United States
Latitude: 37.06617 Longitude: -120.842
Burial
Los Banos, CA, United States
Latitude: 37.06617 Longitude: -120.842
Family with parents
father
mother
elder sister
13 months
himself
William Woo
19131978
Birth: July 4, 1913CA, United States
Death: December 26, 1978Los Banos, CA, United States
brother
brother
sister
brother
younger sister
21 months
younger brother
14 months
younger brother
19222008
Birth: about 1922CA, United States
Death: 2008Lancaster, CA, United States
younger sister
Private
younger brother
Private
younger brother
Private
younger brother
Private
younger sister
Private
younger sister
Private
Father’s family with Leong Qui Fong Woo
father
stepmother
1926
Birth: about 1926Guangzhou, Guangdong, China
Death: Los Angeles, CA, United States
half-sister
Private
half-sister
Private
half-brother
Private
half-brother
Private
Family with Pat Woo
himself
William Woo
19131978
Birth: July 4, 1913CA, United States
Death: December 26, 1978Los Banos, CA, United States
wife
Pat Woo
19262006
Birth: March 27, 1926San Francisco, CA, United States
Death: April 22, 2006Los Banos, CA, United States
son
Private
son
Private
Media object
William Woo
William Woo
Media object
Taken April 24,1935. Section 31
Taken April 24,1935. Section 31