Don Ginn CHONG, 1942

Name
Don Ginn /CHONG/
Given names
Don Ginn
Surname
CHONG
Birth
Military
Note: Lily was living with Don's family in San Luis Obispo's small Chinatown neighborhood (1 block long) because he was assigned to nearby Fort Roberts. In 1941, Don shipped out to the Aleutian Islands when the war broke out. He was killed in action in 1941.
27th President of the United States
William Howard Taft
March 4, 1909
China Government/Dynasties
Qing or Ching or Manchu Dynasty
from 1636 to 1912
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
28th President of the United States
Woodrow Wilson
March 4, 1913
29th President of the United States
Warren G Harding
March 4, 1921
30th President of the United States
Calvin Coolidge
August 2, 1923
31st President of the United States
Herbert Hoover
March 4, 1929
Chinese American Events
Tong Wars
from 1800 to 1930
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
Note: Source citation: Great Depression Wikipedia
Note: Worldwide economic downturn.
Chinese Conflicts
Mukden Incident
from September 18, 1931 to February 18, 1932
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
Civil marriage
Chinese American Events
Chinese Exclusion Act
from May 9, 1882 to 1943 (1 year after death)
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 (3 years after death)
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 (7 years after death)
Note: Source citation: Republic of China Wikipedia
Global conflict
World War I
from July 28, 1914 to November 11, 1918
Note: Source citation: World War One Wikipedia
World Conflict
Attack on Pearl Harbor
from December 7, 1941
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 (3 years after death)
Note: Source citation: World War Two Wikipedia
Note: Western world's time period for World War II.
Chinese American Events
McCarthyism
from 1940 to 1950 (8 years after death)
Note: Source citation: McCarthyism Wikipedia
Note: An example of memes and slogans during this time was 'better dead than red' and the Domino theory
Death
Family with Lily Chong
himself
1942
Birth: San Luis Obispo, CA, United States
Death: about 1942Aleutian Island, AK, United States
wife
Civil marriage Civil marriagebetween 1938 and 1939
Death
Military

Lily was living with Don's family in San Luis Obispo's small Chinatown neighborhood (1 block long) because he was assigned to nearby Fort Roberts. In 1941, Don shipped out to the Aleutian Islands when the war broke out. He was killed in action in 1941.