Pearl Lowe , 19041997 (aged 92 years)

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Pearl /Lowe /
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Pearl
Surname
Lowe
Name
Pearl /KO/
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Pearl
Surname
KO
Name
/高/佩珍
Given names
佩珍
Surname
Birth
December 1904
岐享, Zhongshan, Guangdong, China
Latitude: 22.52 Longitude: 113.3708
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.
28th President of the United States
Woodrow Wilson
March 4, 1913 (aged 8 years)
Global conflict
World War I
from July 28, 1914 to November 11, 1918 (aged 13 years)
Note: Source citation: World War One Wikipedia
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)
Death of a son
Birth of a daughter
October 1926 (aged 21 years)
Taft, CA, United States
Latitude: 35.137 Longitude: -119.421
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.
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
Economic
1929 Great Depression
from 1929 to 1930 (aged 25 years)
Note: Source citation: Great Depression Wikipedia
Note: Worldwide economic downturn.
Birth of a son
June 1931 (aged 26 years)
Taft, CA, United States
Latitude: 35.13703 Longitude: -119.421
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.
32nd President of the United States
Franklin D Roosevelt
March 4, 1933 (aged 28 years)
World Conflict
Attack on Pearl Harbor
from December 7, 1941 (aged 37 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)
Chinese Conflicts
Second Sino-Japanese War
from July 7, 1937 to September 9, 1945 (aged 40 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 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.
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.
Chinese Conflicts
Chinese Communist/Kuomintang Civil War
from August 10, 1945 to December 7, 1949 (aged 45 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 44 years)
Chinese American Events
McCarthyism
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
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
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)
37th President of the United States
Richard Nixon
January 20, 1969 (aged 64 years)
38th President of the United States
Gerald Ford
August 9, 1974 (aged 69 years)
American Conflicts
Vietnam War
from November 1, 1955 to April 30, 1975 (aged 70 years)
Note: Source citation: Vietnam_War Wikipedia
Chinese Events
Cultural Revolution
from 1949 to 1976 (aged 71 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 60 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.
Death of a husband
May 1972 (aged 67 years)
Berkeley, CA, United States
Latitude: 37.87222 Longitude: -122.2684
39th President of the United States
Jimmy Carter
January 20, 1977 (aged 72 years)
40th President of the United States
Ronald Reagan
January 20, 1981 (aged 76 years)
41st President of the United States
George H W Bush
January 20, 1989 (aged 84 years)
42nd President of the United States
Bill Clinton
January 20, 1993 (aged 88 years)
Birth of a son
Taft, CA, United States
Latitude: 35.13703 Longitude: -119.421
Death
September 1997 (aged 92 years)
Berkeley, CA, United States
Latitude: 37.87222 Longitude: -122.2684
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佩珍
19041997
Birth: December 1904岐享, Zhongshan, Guangdong, China
Death: September 1997Berkeley, CA, United States
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Family with Harry Jang Lowe
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Harry Jang Lowe
靄廷
18921972
Birth: October 1892大龐頭, Zhongshan, Guangdong, China
Death: May 1972Berkeley, CA, United States
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佩珍
19041997
Birth: December 1904岐享, Zhongshan, Guangdong, China
Death: September 1997Berkeley, CA, United States
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1925
Birth: Taft, CA, United States
Death: May 28, 1925Taft, CA, United States
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19262020
Birth: October 1926Taft, CA, United States
Death: December 30, 2020
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Birth: June 1931Taft, CA, United States
Death: May 24, 2003Los Angeles, CA, United States
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