Wai Kin LOWE , 19081997 (aged 89 years)

Wai Kin Joe
Name
Wai Kin LOWE //
Given names
Wai Kin LOWE
Birth
27th President of the United States
William Howard Taft
March 4, 1909 (aged 10 months)
China Government/Dynasties
Qing or Ching or Manchu Dynasty
from 1636 to 1912 (aged 3 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
28th President of the United States
Woodrow Wilson
March 4, 1913 (aged 4 years)
Global conflict
World War I
from July 28, 1914 to November 11, 1918 (aged 10 years)
Note: Source citation: World War One Wikipedia
29th President of the United States
Warren G Harding
March 4, 1921 (aged 12 years)
Marriage
Birth of a son
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 20 years)
Chinese American Events
Tong Wars
from 1800 to 1930 (aged 21 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.
Economic
1929 Great Depression
from 1929 to 1930 (aged 21 years)
Note: Source citation: Great Depression Wikipedia
Note: Worldwide economic downturn.
Chinese Conflicts
Mukden Incident
from September 18, 1931 to February 18, 1932 (aged 23 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 24 years)
Birth of a son
August 4, 1937 (aged 29 years)
Birth of a son
Chinese American Events
Chinese Exclusion Act
from May 9, 1882 to 1943 (aged 34 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 37 years)
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 33 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 36 years)
China Government/Dynasties
Republic of China
from 1912 to 1949 (aged 40 years)
Note: Source citation: Republic of China Wikipedia
Global Conflict
World War II
from September 1, 1939 to September 2, 1945 (aged 37 years)
Note: Source citation: World War Two Wikipedia
Note: Western world's time period for World War II.
Death of a husband
1948 (aged 39 years)
Chinese Conflicts
Chinese Communist/Kuomintang Civil War
from August 10, 1945 to December 7, 1949 (aged 41 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 40 years)
Chinese American Events
McCarthyism
from 1940 to 1950 (aged 41 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 37 years)
Note: Another example of anti-Asian sentiment in the United States.
34th President of the United States
Dwight D Eisenhower
January 20, 1953 (aged 44 years)
Chinese American Conflicts
Korean War
from June 25, 1950 to July 27, 1953 (aged 45 years)
Note: Source citation: Korean War Wikipedia
35th President of the United States
John F Kennedy
January 20, 1961 (aged 52 years)
36th President of the United States
Lyndon B Johnson
November 22, 1963 (aged 55 years)
37th President of the United States
Richard Nixon
January 20, 1969 (aged 60 years)
American Conflicts
Vietnam War
from November 1, 1955 to April 30, 1975 (aged 67 years)
Note: Source citation: Vietnam_War Wikipedia
Chinese Events
Cultural Revolution
from 1949 to 1976 (aged 67 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 56 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.
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 68 years)
40th President of the United States
Ronald Reagan
January 20, 1981 (aged 72 years)
41st President of the United States
George H W Bush
January 20, 1989 (aged 80 years)
Death of a son
Death of a son
42nd President of the United States
Bill Clinton
January 20, 1993 (aged 84 years)
Death
estimated November 25, 1997 (aged 89 years)
Family with Benjamin JOE Sr
husband
Benjamin Joe Sr
官彬
18971948
Birth: about 1897
Death: 1948
herself
Wai Kin Joe
19081997
Birth: April 18, 1908
Death: estimated November 25, 1997Chicago, IL, United States
Marriage MarriageDecember 16, 1921
13 months
son
15 years
son
17 months
son
19381991
Birth: December 12, 1938Chicago, IL, United States
Death: June 9, 1991Chicago, IL, United States
Media object
Wai Kin Joe
Wai Kin Joe