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Loo Ssu Wha


1905 CEM Reunion, LaFargue Collection


Pinyin & Chinese characters Lu Zuhua 卢祖华

Variant Spellings & Other Names Loo Csu Wha1
Tsu Wha Loo

Other Chinese Name(s) Lu Yitang 卢怡堂

Detachment 3

LaFargue No. 70

Date of Birth 1864

Place of Birth Xinhui, Guangdong

Age at Departure for US 11 (Lunar Calendar)

Date of Death  
Place of Death Canton

Place(s) of Residence in US

(1) North Amherst, MA;
(2) West Winsted, CT;
(3) Hadley, MA;
(4) Hartford, CT.2

American Host Family/ies (1) Charles H. & Mary W. (Adams) Kellogg;
(2) Mrs. William S. (Ellen Amanda Griswold) Phillips;
(3) Miss Maria [Mariah] L. Pasco;
(4) Dr. Edward W. & Hilah A. Kellogg.3

School(s), with dates West Winsted School, Winsted, CT;
Hartford Public High School, Hartford, CT.4

Notable Activities/Awards in School  
College/University, with dates Yale College (?)5
Notable Activities/Awards in College  
Degree/Diploma Obtained (date)  
First Assignment in China Assigned to Torpedo School (Shuilei Xuetang 水雷學堂) at Dagu 大沽.6

Later Positions Joined Tongshan Mining and Engineering Co.; entered service of Peking-Mukden (Beijing-Shenyang) Railway, later becoming its Manager.

Employment Sector(s) Railway Administration

Final Rank, if in Gov't Service  
Father's Name  
Mother's Name  
Family Relations w/ other CEM Students  
Children's Names  
Notes and Sources 1.  Yung Shang Him (1939), p. 28; Yung Shang Him (10/1939), p. 252.  “Csu” may be a typographical error for “Ssu.”

2. Places of residence: Rhoads (2011), p. 53, Table 5.1 (North Amherst, MA); Yung Ying-yue (2004), p. 4 (West Winsted, CT); Robyn (1996), p. 146 (Hadley, MA); Rhoads (2011), p. 140, Table 9.2 (Hartford).

3. American hosts: Rhoads (2011), p. 53, Table 5.1 (Charles H. & Mary Kellogg); Yung Ying-yue (2004), p. 4 (Mrs. William S. Phillips); Robyn (1996), p. 146 (M. L. Paseo [recte Pasco]); U.S. Census 1880 and Robyn (1996), p. 186, notes 270 and 271 (Dr. Edward W. Kellogg).

4. Schools: Robyn (1996), p. 154 (West Winsted School); Rhoads (2011), p. 96, Table 7.2 (Hartford Public High School).

5. Robyn (1996), p. 156.  Not otherwise recorded.

6. Rhoads (2011), p. 192, Table 11.1.