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 Yung Wing

Yung Wing

Birth
China
Death 21 Apr 1912 (aged 83)
Hartford, Hartford County, Connecticut, USA
Burial Hartford, Hartford County, Connecticut, USA
Plot Section 10, Lot 6
Memorial ID 10934 · View Source
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The first Chinese individual to come to the United States to receive a college education (Yale University). He was counted Rev. Joseph Twichell and Mark Twain among his close friends. He founded the China Educational Mission in 1871. He returned to China to join the Reform Movement in 1898 and a price was placed on his head. He returned to the US in 1902 and wrote his memoirs, "My Life in China and America."


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  • Maintained by: Find A Grave
  • Added: 12 Jul 2000
  • Find A Grave Memorial 10934
  • Find A Grave, database and images (https://www.findagrave.com : accessed ), memorial page for Yung Wing (17 Nov 1828–21 Apr 1912), Find A Grave Memorial no. 10934, citing Cedar Hill Cemetery, Hartford, Hartford County, Connecticut, USA ; Maintained by Find A Grave (contributor 8) .