Chandler JOE, 1937

Name
Chandler /JOE/
Given names
Chandler
Surname
JOE
Birth August 4, 1937

Occupation

Employer: City of Chicago
Birth of a brotherVictor JOE
December 12, 1938 (aged 1 year)
Chinese American Events
Chinese Exclusion Act
from May 9, 1882 to 1943 (aged 5 years)

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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'.

Chinese Conflicts
Second Sino-Japanese War
from July 7, 1937 to September 9, 1945 (aged 8 years)

Source:
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.

China Government/Dynasties
Republic of China
from 1912 to 1949 (aged 11 years)

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World Conflict
Attack on Pearl Harbor
from December 7, 1941 (aged 4 years)

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Note: The date the United States enters WW2.
33rd President of the United States
Harry S Truman
April 12, 1945 (aged 7 years)

Global Conflict
World War II
from September 1, 1939 to September 2, 1945 (aged 8 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 8 years)

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Note: Another example of anti-Asian sentiment in the United States.
Death of a fatherBenjamin JOE Sr
1948 (aged 10 years)

Chinese Conflicts
Chinese Communist/Kuomintang Civil War
from August 10, 1945 to December 7, 1949 (aged 12 years)

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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 11 years)

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Chinese American Events
McCarthyism
from 1940 to 1950 (aged 12 years)

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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

34th President of the United States
Dwight D Eisenhower
January 20, 1953 (aged 15 years)

Chinese American Conflicts
Korean War
from June 25, 1950 to July 27, 1953 (aged 15 years)

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35th President of the United States
John F Kennedy
January 20, 1961 (aged 23 years)

36th President of the United States
Lyndon B Johnson
November 22, 1963 (aged 26 years)

37th President of the United States
Richard Nixon
January 20, 1969 (aged 31 years)

38th President of the United States
Gerald Ford
August 9, 1974 (aged 37 years)

American Conflicts
Vietnam War
from November 1, 1955 to April 30, 1975 (aged 37 years)

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Chinese Events
Cultural Revolution
from 1949 to 1976 (aged 38 years)

Source:
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 27 years)

Source:
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.

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

40th President of the United States
Ronald Reagan
January 20, 1981 (aged 43 years)

41st President of the United States
George H W Bush
January 20, 1989 (aged 51 years)

Death of a brotherVictor JOE
June 9, 1991 (aged 53 years)
Death of a brotherBenjamin JOE Jr
December 26, 1992 (aged 55 years)

42nd President of the United States
Bill Clinton
January 20, 1993 (aged 55 years)

Death of a motherWai Kin LOWE
estimated November 25, 1997 (aged 60 years)
43rd President of the United States
George W Bush
January 20, 2001 (aged 63 years)

44th President of the United States
Barack Obama
January 20, 2009 (aged 71 years)

45th President of the United States
Donald Trump
January 20, 2017 (aged 79 years)

Death
Yes

Family with parents
father
Benjamin Joe Sr
官彬
18971948
Birth: about 1897
Death: 1948
mother
Wai Kin Joe
19081997
Birth: April 18, 1908
Death: estimated November 25, 1997Chicago, IL, USA
Marriage MarriageDecember 16, 1921
13 months
elder brother
Benjamin Joe Jr
燦光
19221992
Birth: December 31, 1922LTW, Guangdong, CHN
Death: December 26, 1992
15 years
himself
17 months
younger brother
19381991
Birth: December 12, 1938Chicago, IL, USA
Death: June 9, 1991Chicago, IL, USA