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 Wong Nim

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Wong Nim

Birth
California, USA
Death 9 Dec 1941 (aged 89)
San Bernardino County, California, USA
Burial San Bernardino, San Bernardino County, California, USA
Plot Eucalyptus Lawn Plot 170
Memorial ID 8371228 View Source
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Chineese merchant gained prominance as the founder of San Bernardino and Riverside's Chinatowns. Nim reigned unchallenged as the Mayor of San Bernardino's Chinatown for 7 decades before his death at the age of 89. Through business associates and minions such as Sam Wong, Chen Duey and George Wong, Nim Wong acheived near mythical status as the keeper of a popular Joss house located on Third Street in San Bernardino.

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Eucalyptus Lawn Plot # 170

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  • Created by: Ty
  • Added: 9 Feb 2004
  • Find a Grave Memorial 8371228
  • Find a Grave, database and images (https://www.findagrave.com/memorial/8371228/wong-nim : accessed ), memorial page for Wong Nim (29 Apr 1852–9 Dec 1941), Find a Grave Memorial ID 8371228, citing Mountain View Cemetery, San Bernardino, San Bernardino County, California, USA ; Maintained by Ty (contributor 46601627) .