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Ying Wing "Sam" Chan
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Birth: Dec. 16, 1893, China
Death: Nov. 11, 1978
Oakland
Alameda County
California, USA

YW (Sam) Chan had a long and storied career as a Chinese Diplomat. His first wife, Isabel Liao Chan was the mother of his daughters. Isabel died in 1939, and is buried in Hong Kong. His second wife was Bessie Jeong, who is notable for her accomplishment of becoming one of the first Chinese women physicians in the US. Ying Wing had six daughters, one of whom married General Claire Chennault, of the Flying Tigers. 
 
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  Bessie Yeen Jeong Chan (1901 - 1992)
 
Burial:
Mountain View Cemetery
Oakland
Alameda County
California, USA
Plot: Mausoleum, Section 9, Crypt 197, Tier #2Crypt is in Lawn Terrace part of main mausoleum.
 
Created by: Susan Olsen
Record added: Dec 05, 2012
Find A Grave Memorial# 101761396
Ying Wing Sam Chan
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