John Lowe, 19151969 (aged 54 years)

Name
John /Lowe/
Type of name
paper name
Given names
John
Surname
Lowe
Name
/王/北赞
Given names
北赞
Surname
Romanized name
John /Lowe/
Name
John Buck /WONG/
Type of name
romanized
Given names
John Buck
Surname
WONG
Birth
29th President of the United States
Warren G Harding
March 4, 1921 (aged 5 years)
30th President of the United States
Calvin Coolidge
August 2, 1923 (aged 8 years)
31st President of the United States
Herbert Hoover
March 4, 1929 (aged 13 years)
Chinese American Events
Tong Wars
from 1800 to 1930 (aged 14 years)
Note:

Source citation: Tong Wars Wikipedia

Note: These started as conflicts between clans and sensationalized by American media as gang and turf urba…

These started as conflicts between clans and sensationalized by American media as gang and turf urban warfare.

Chinese Conflicts
Mukden Incident
from September 18, 1931 to February 18, 1932 (aged 16 years)
Note:

Source citation: Mukden Incident Wikipedia

Note: Imperial Japan starts to subjugate Manchuria for natural resources and living space. Japan wanted a…

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.

32nd President of the United States
Franklin D Roosevelt
March 4, 1933 (aged 17 years)
Chinese American Events
Chinese Exclusion Act
from May 9, 1882 to 1943 (aged 27 years)
Note: An official act legalizing discrimination against Chinese in the United States. Poster: 'Chinese Mus…

An official act legalizing discrimination against Chinese in the United States. Poster: 'Chinese Must Go'.

Note: Source citation: Chinese Exclusion Act Wikipedia
Global conflict
World War I
from July 28, 1914 to November 11, 1918 (aged 3 years)
Note:

Source citation: World War One Wikipedia

Economic
1929 Great Depression
from 1929 to 1930 (aged 14 years)
Note:

Source citation: Great Depression Wikipedia

Note:

Worldwide economic downturn.

Chinese Conflicts
Second Sino-Japanese War
from July 7, 1937 to September 9, 1945 (aged 30 years)
Note: Source citation: Second Sino Japanese War (WW@) Wikipedia
Note: Some historians consider this the true start of World War Two. Japan's attempt to conquer China, aft…

Some historians consider this the true start of World War Two. Japan's attempt to conquer China, after subjugating Manchukuo.

Death of a father
August 27, 1940 (aged 25 years)
Birth of a son
World Conflict
Attack on Pearl Harbor
from December 7, 1941 (aged 26 years)
Note: Source citation: Attack on Pearl Harbor Wikipedia
Note:

The date the United States enters WW2.

33rd President of the United States
Harry S Truman
April 12, 1945 (aged 30 years)
Chinese American Events
Internment of Japanese Americans
from February 19, 1942 to March 20, 1946 (aged 31 years)
Note:

Another example of anti-Asian sentiment in the United States.

Note: Source citation: Internment of Japanese Americans Wikipedia
Chinese Conflicts
Chinese Communist/Kuomintang Civil War
from August 10, 1945 to December 7, 1949 (aged 34 years)
Note: Source citation: Communist Nationalist Civil War Wikipedia
Note:

This represented the defeat and withdrawal of the Kuomintang to Taiwan by Mao Zedong

China Government/Dynasties
Republic of China
from 1912 to 1949 (aged 33 years)
Note: Source citation: Republic of China Wikipedia

Source citation: Republic of China Wikipedia

Global Conflict
World War II
from September 1, 1939 to September 2, 1945 (aged 30 years)
Note:

Source citation: World War Two Wikipedia

Note:

Western world's time period for World War II.

China Government/Dynasties
People's Republic of China
1949 (aged 33 years)
Note:
Chinese American Events
McCarthyism
from 1940 to 1950 (aged 34 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

An example of memes and slogans during this time was 'better dead than red' and the Domino theory

Chinese American Conflicts
Korean War
from June 25, 1950 to July 27, 1953 (aged 38 years)
Note:

Source citation: Korean War Wikipedia

Death of a brother
June 19, 1952 (aged 37 years)
Zhongshan, Guangdong, China
Latitude: 22.5222 Longitude: 113.37
34th President of the United States
Dwight D Eisenhower
January 20, 1953 (aged 37 years)
35th President of the United States
John F Kennedy
January 20, 1961 (aged 45 years)
36th President of the United States
Lyndon B Johnson
November 22, 1963 (aged 48 years)
37th President of the United States
Richard Nixon
January 20, 1969 (aged 53 years)
American Conflicts
Vietnam War
from November 1, 1955 to April 30, 1975 (on the date of death)
Note:

Source citation: Vietnam_War Wikipedia

Chinese Events
Cultural Revolution
from 1949 to 1976 (6 years after death)
Note: The wanton distruction of Chinese clan genealogy documents along with cultural relics by the Red Gua…

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 49 years)
Note: Source citation: Chinese Confession Program Wikipedia
Note: A program of the Immigration and Naturalization Service allowing reconciliation of the illegal entry…

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.

Death of a brother
about 1957 (aged 41 years)
Suisun, CA, United States
Latitude: 38.24302 Longitude: -121.9947
Death of a mother
February 6, 1962 (aged 46 years)
Death
March 18, 1969 (aged 54 years)
Vallejo, CA, United States
Latitude: 38.24302 Longitude: -121.9947
Family with parents
father
Yin Hwa WONG
燕華
18541940
Birth: estimated February 27, 1854龙头环-石岐-香山, 广东, China
Death: August 27, 1940
mother
YuckLin YEUN
玉莲
18741962
Birth: December 20, 1874香山, 广东, China
Death: February 6, 1962
elder brother
Robert Wong Sr
北流
18941957
Birth: about October 1894
Death: about 1957Suisun, CA, United States
4 years
elder sister
Mary Shaken Joe
淑娴
18981997
Birth: October 30, 1898龙头环-石岐-香山, 广东, China
Death: January 27, 1997Los Angeles, CA, United States
2 years
elder brother
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北會
19011986
Birth: March 5, 1901
Death: August 28, 1986Culver City, CA, United States
5 years
elder brother
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巴崙
19051952
Birth: August 3, 1905
Death: June 19, 1952Zhongshan, Guangdong, China
10 years
himself
1942
北赞
19151969
Birth: March 15, 1915龙头环, 石岐, 香山, 广东, China
Death: March 18, 1969Vallejo, CA, United States
sister
Family with Peggy Lowe
himself
1942
北赞
19151969
Birth: March 15, 1915龙头环, 石岐, 香山, 广东, China
Death: March 18, 1969Vallejo, CA, United States
partner
son
John Lowe Jr
19412007
Birth: July 25, 1941
Death: October 24, 2007Vacaville, CA, United States
son
Private
daughter
Private
Birth
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Death
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1942
1942
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John and Peggy Lowe.JPG
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1929
1929
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Uncle Pui's Family
Uncle Pui's Family
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1929
1929