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Woo Huan Yung


1919 CEM Reunion, LaFargue Collection

Pinyin & Chinese characters Wu Huanrong  吳煥荣
Variant Spellings & Other Names Woo Hwon Yung

Other Chinese Names 吴维青
Detachment 4
LaFargue No. 95
Date of Birth 1863
Place of Birth Wujian County, Jiangsu Province

Age at Departure for U.S. 13 (Lunar Calendar)

Date of Death  
Place of Death Shanghai

Place(s) of residence in U.S. New Haven, CT

American Host Family/ies Rev. Stephen Hubbell

School(s), with dates Hopkins Grammar School, New Haven, CT

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

1887/8 Clerk in charge, Imperial Telegraph Administration 中国电报局, Tianjin1

Built first telegraph lines in Jiangxi 江西;

Head of Jiangxi Province Telegraph Service;

Worked for Peking-Mukden Railway;

Later connected with Head Office of the Han Ya Ping Iron Works, Shanghai.

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

Children's Names



Notes and Sources 1.  Directory & Chronicle for China, Japan...for 1888, Tientsin section. Info provided by Peter Crush of Hong Kong.