Norman Sheow Chow, 19071995 (aged 88 years)

Name
Norman Sheow /Chow/
Given names
Norman Sheow
Surname
Chow
Name
/周/华炎
Type
Simplified
Given names
华炎
Surname
Name
/周/金守
Given names
金守
Surname
Name
/周/金壽
Type
Traditional
Given names
金壽
Surname
Name
/周/華炎
Type
Traditional
Given names
華炎
Surname
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Name
/周/华炎
Given names
华炎
Type
Simplified
Surname
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/周/金寿
Type
Simplified
Given names
金寿
Surname
Name
/Joe/ Sam Sung
Given names
Sam Sung
Surname
Joe
Name
/JOE/ Wah Yim
Type
local phonetic spelling
Given names
Wah Yim
Surname
JOE
Birth November 1, 1907
27th President of the United States
William Howard Taft
March 4, 1909 (aged 1 year)

China Government/Dynasties
Qing or Ching or Manchu Dynasty
from 1636 to 1912 (aged 4 years)

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Wikipedia

Note: 2nd foreign dynasty to rule China—Unlike the Mongols however, the Manchu adopted Chinese dress and c…

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

Death of a paternal grandfatherGon Lim Joe
between 1906 and 1914 (aged 6 years)

28th President of the United States
Woodrow Wilson
March 4, 1913 (aged 5 years)

Global conflict
World War I
from July 28, 1914 to November 11, 1918 (aged 11 years)

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Wikipedia

Note: China's [contribution to World War One](https://bacgg.org/index.php/resources/#ww1 )
29th President of the United States
Warren G Harding
March 4, 1921 (aged 13 years)

Birth of a half-sisterViola Joe
May 22, 1922 (aged 14 years)
30th President of the United States
Calvin Coolidge
August 2, 1923 (aged 15 years)

31st President of the United States
Herbert Hoover
March 4, 1929 (aged 21 years)

Chinese American Events
Tong Wars
from 1800 to 1930 (aged 22 years)

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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 American Events
Chinese Exclusion Act
from May 9, 1882 to 1943 (aged 35 years)

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Wikipedia

Note: An official act legalizing discrimination against Chinese in the United States. [Poster: 'Chinese Mu…

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

China Government/Dynasties
Republic of China
from 1912 to 1949 (aged 41 years)

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Wikipedia

Economic
1929 Great Depression
from 1929 to 1930 (aged 22 years)

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Note: Worldwide economic downturn.
Chinese Conflicts
Mukden Incident
from September 18, 1931 to February 18, 1932 (aged 24 years)

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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 25 years)

Birth of a sonHiram Hin Chow
June 13, 1933 (aged 25 years)
Birth of a sonRichard Wing Chow
January 7, 1935 (aged 27 years)
Death of a paternal grandmotherChew Wong Shee
August 18, 1943 (aged 35 years)
33rd President of the United States
Harry S Truman
April 12, 1945 (aged 37 years)

Chinese Conflicts
Second Sino-Japanese War
from July 7, 1937 to September 9, 1945 (aged 37 years)

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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.

Chinese American Events
McCarthyism
from 1940 to 1950 (aged 42 years)

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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

World Conflict
Attack on Pearl Harbor
from December 7, 1941 (aged 34 years)

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Wikipedia

Note: The date the United States enters WW2.
Global Conflict
World War II
from September 1, 1939 to September 2, 1945 (aged 37 years)

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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 38 years)

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Wikipedia

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 42 years)

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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 41 years)

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Wikipedia

34th President of the United States
Dwight D Eisenhower
January 20, 1953 (aged 45 years)

Chinese American Conflicts
Korean War
from June 25, 1950 to July 27, 1953 (aged 45 years)

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Wikipedia

Death of a fatherJoe Knox
August 24, 1956 (aged 48 years)
35th President of the United States
John F Kennedy
January 20, 1961 (aged 53 years)

36th President of the United States
Lyndon B Johnson
November 22, 1963 (aged 56 years)

American Conflicts
Vietnam War
from November 1, 1955 to April 30, 1975 (aged 67 years)

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Wikipedia

Chinese Events
Cultural Revolution
from 1949 to 1976 (aged 68 years)

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Wikipedia

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.

American INS program
Chinese Confession Program
from 1956 to 1965 (aged 57 years)

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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.

37th President of the United States
Richard Nixon
January 20, 1969 (aged 61 years)

38th President of the United States
Gerald Ford
August 9, 1974 (aged 66 years)

39th President of the United States
Jimmy Carter
January 20, 1977 (aged 69 years)

40th President of the United States
Ronald Reagan
January 20, 1981 (aged 73 years)

41st President of the United States
George H W Bush
January 20, 1989 (aged 81 years)

42nd President of the United States
Bill Clinton
January 20, 1993 (aged 85 years)

Death of a fatherChow Gee Lan

Death of a motherKau See

Death of a fatherJoe Knox

Death of a parentPaper Son

Death November 11, 1995 (aged 88 years)

Family with parents
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Norman Chow
华炎
19071995
Birth: November 1, 1907龙头环, 石岐, 香山, 广东, CHN
Death: November 11, 1995
sister
brother
sister
Family with parents
father
Joe Knox
英彥
18881956
Birth: July 24, 1888Guangdong, CHN
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Norman Chow
华炎
19071995
Birth: November 1, 1907龙头环, 石岐, 香山, 广东, CHN
Death: November 11, 1995
brother
Father’s family with Maggie Knox
father
Joe Knox
英彥
18881956
Birth: July 24, 1888Guangdong, CHN
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step-mother
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niece
Father’s family with Betty Knox
father
Joe Knox
英彥
18881956
Birth: July 24, 1888Guangdong, CHN
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step-mother
half-brother
Private
Family with Alice Young Chow
himself
Norman Chow
华炎
19071995
Birth: November 1, 1907龙头环, 石岐, 香山, 广东, CHN
Death: November 11, 1995
wife
son
19 months
son
Richard Chow
国翁
19352021
Birth: January 7, 1935Chico, CA, USA
Death: January 2021
daughter
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