Hoy Q CHANG, 19051968 (aged 63 years)

Hoy CHANG 鄭關海
Given names
Hoy Q
Given names
about 1905
Zhongshan, China
Latitude: 22.52 Longitude: 113.3708
Los Angeles, CA, United States
Latitude: 34.05038 Longitude: -117.82
27th President of the United States
William Howard Taft
March 4, 1909 (aged 4 years)
China Government/Dynasties
Qing or Ching or Manchu Dynasty
from 1636 to 1912 (aged 7 years)
Note: Source citation: Qing Dynasty Wikipedia Note: 2nd foreign dynasty to rule China—Unlike the Mongols however, the Manchu adopted Chinese dress and customs. However, they did force men to wear the queue. Neo-Confucianism was made the official doctrine, demanding loyalty to the emperor, but Chinese culture was preserved and Chinese were excluded only from the very senior court positions. Increasing European trade causedforeign powers divide China into spheres of influence. The Boxer uprising caused the downfall of this last dynasty. source
Chinese American Events
1906 San Francisco earthquake
April 18, 1906 (aged 1 year)
Note: Public birth records were destroyed in the subsequent fire, which allowed a new opportunity for Chinese to claim American citizenship. Note: Source citation: The Great San Francisco Earthquake Wikipedia
28th President of the United States
Woodrow Wilson
March 4, 1913 (aged 8 years)
Birth of a brother
about May 1913 (aged 8 years)
Death of a father
about March 1915 (aged 10 years)
Death of a mother
about January 1916 (aged 11 years)
Global conflict
World War I
from July 28, 1914 to November 11, 1918 (aged 13 years)
Note: Source citation: World War One Wikipedia Note: China's contribution to World War One
29th President of the United States
Warren G Harding
March 4, 1921 (aged 16 years)
30th President of the United States
Calvin Coolidge
August 2, 1923 (aged 18 years)
31st President of the United States
Herbert Hoover
March 4, 1929 (aged 24 years)
Chinese American Events
Tong Wars
from 1800 to 1930 (aged 25 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.
1929 Great Depression
from 1929 to 1930 (aged 25 years)
Note: Source citation: Great Depression Wikipedia Note: Worldwide economic downturn.
Chinese Conflicts
Mukden Incident
from September 18, 1931 to February 18, 1932 (aged 27 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 brother
from 1933 to 1937 (aged 32 years)
32nd President of the United States
Franklin D Roosevelt
March 4, 1933 (aged 28 years)
Chinese American Events
Chinese Exclusion Act
from May 9, 1882 to 1943 (aged 38 years)
Note: An official act legalizing discrimination against Chinese in the United States. Poster: 'Chinese Must Go'. Note: Source citation: Chinese Exclusion Act Wikipedia
Chinese Conflicts
Second Sino-Japanese War
from July 7, 1937 to September 9, 1945 (aged 40 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, after subjugating Manchukuo.
World Conflict
Attack on Pearl Harbor
from December 7, 1941 (aged 36 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 40 years)
China Government/Dynasties
Republic of China
from 1912 to 1949 (aged 44 years)
Note: Source citation: Republic of China Wikipedia
Global Conflict
World War II
from September 1, 1939 to September 2, 1945 (aged 40 years)
Note: Source citation: World War Two Wikipedia Note: Western world's time period for World War II.
Birth of a son
about November 21, 1949 (aged 44 years)
Zhongshan, China
Latitude: 38.90345 Longitude: 121.6748
Chinese Conflicts
Chinese Communist/Kuomintang Civil War
from August 10, 1945 to December 7, 1949 (aged 44 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
People's Republic of China
1949 (aged 44 years)
Note: Source citation: Peoples Republic of China Wikipedia
Chinese American Events
from 1940 to 1950 (aged 45 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
Chinese American Events
Internment of Japanese Americans
from February 19, 1942 to March 20, 1946 (aged 41 years)
Note: Another example of anti-Asian sentiment in the United States. Note: Source citation: Internment of Japanese Americans Wikipedia
34th President of the United States
Dwight D Eisenhower
January 20, 1953 (aged 48 years)
Chinese American Conflicts
Korean War
from June 25, 1950 to July 27, 1953 (aged 48 years)
Note: Source citation: Korean War Wikipedia
Death of a sister
October 6, 1957 (aged 52 years)
Los Angeles, CA, United States
Latitude: 34.05218 Longitude: -118.243
35th President of the United States
John F Kennedy
January 20, 1961 (aged 56 years)
36th President of the United States
Lyndon B Johnson
November 22, 1963 (aged 58 years)
American Conflicts
Vietnam War
from November 1, 1955 to April 30, 1975 (7 years after death)
Note: Source citation: Vietnam_War Wikipedia
Chinese Events
Cultural Revolution
from 1949 to 1976 (8 years after death)
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 60 years)
Note: Source citation: Chinese Confession Program Wikipedia 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.
about 1968 (aged 63 years)
Family with parents
elder sister
JANG Shee 鄭有宜 (1921)
Birth: July 19, 1895Sunming, Zhongshan, Guangdong, China
Death: October 6, 1957Los Angeles, CA, United States
9 years
younger brother
Family with Suzie LOW
Suzie Low
Birth: about May 8, 1930Zhongshan, Guongzhou, China
Death: March 29, 2022
Alfred CHANG 鄭挂明 2010
Birth: about November 21, 1949Zhongshan, China
Death: about August 10, 2006Riverside, CA, United States
Media object
Hoy CHANG 鄭關海
Hoy CHANG 鄭關海