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Shih Kin Tong

Pinyin & Chinese characters Shi Jintang  石锦堂

Variant Spellings & Other Names Zah Ching Dong1 
Other Chinese Name(s)  
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LaFargue No. 24
Date of Birth 1859

Place of Birth Jining, Shandong Province

Age at Departure for US 14 (Lunar Calendar)

Date of Death  
Place of Death Jining, Shandong (at early age)

Place(s) of Residence in US  
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School(s), with dates Monson Academy, Monson, MA; c. 1876, Shih possibly returned to China due to illness.2 


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Notable Activities/Awards in College


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Notes and Sources

1. Rhoads (2011), p. 51, Table 5.1.

2. Rhoads (2011), p. 89, citing LaFargue’s note that Shih was ill (p. 257, note 2).