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Chia-kan Yen
Birth: Oct. 23, 1905
Death: Dec. 24, 1993

President of the Republic of China. A graduate in chemistry from St. John's University in Shanghai, Yen served several positions in the Kuomintang government, including Minister of Economic Affairs, Minister of Finance, Governor of Taiwan Province, and Premier of the Republic of China (ROC). In 1966 he became Vice President, and as such he became President upon the death of Chiang Kai-shek on April 5, 1975. He served out the remainder of Chiang's term, stepping down on May 20, 1978, after which Chiang Ching-kuo became president. Afterwards he served as chairman of the Council on Chinese Cultural Renaissance and board chairman of the National Palace Museum until 1991. (bio by: Chris Nelson) 
 
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  Chi-chun Liu (1907 - 1999)*
 
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Wuchih Mountain Military Cemetery
New Taipei City, Taiwan
 
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Originally Created by: Chris Nelson
Record added: Dec 01, 2006
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Chia-kan Yen
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