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Lin Yuen Shing

Pinyin & Chinese characters Lin Liansheng  林联盛
Variant Spellings & Other Names Lin Yuen Shing
Lin Yuk

Other Chinese Names 林仪廷
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LaFargue No. 101

Date of Birth 1862

Place of Birth Nanhai, Guandong Province

Age at Departure for U.S. 14 (Lunar Calendar)
Date of Death  
Place of Death Beijing

Place(s) of residence in U.S. Enfield, CT;
1880: Andover, MA (1880 U.S. Census)

American Host Family/ies Miss C.J. Porter;
1880: Louise H. Eaton (1880 U.S. Census)

School(s), with dates Phillips Academy, Andover, MA

Notable activities/ awards in school

College/University, with dates

Notable activities/ awards in College

Degree/Diploma Obtained, with date  
First Assignment in China Telegraph service
Later Positions

1884/5 - 1886/7: Clerk in charge, Imperial Chinese Telegraph 中国电报局, Tianjin.2

Worked for Beijing-Fengtian Railway and the Salt Distribution Dept.

Employment sector(s) Telegraph Service; Railways

Final rank, if in gov't service

Father's name  
Mother's name  
Family relations w/ other CEM students Younger brother of Lin Yuen Fai (Lin Lianhui 林联辉 , IV, 101)

Children's Names



Notes and Sources

1. The romanization of the middle character 联 should have been "Luen," and not "Yuen" as rendered by Yung Shang Him (1939) and LaFargue (1987).

2.  Directory & Chronicle for China, Japan...(1885, p.448; 1886, p.476; 1887, p. 472).  Info provided by Peter Crush of Hong Kong.