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Fung Bing Chung

Pinyin & Chinese characters Feng Bingzhong 馮炳钟1
Variant Spellings & Other Names Fung Ping Chung

Other Chinese Names 馮序東

Detachment 4
LaFargue No. 117
Date of Birth 1864

Place of Birth Heshan County, Guangdong Province
Age at Departure for U.S. 12 (Lunar Calendar)
Date of Death  
Place of Death Canton
Place(s) of residence in U.S. Huntington, MA;
Somerville, MA (1880 U.S. Census)
American Host Family/ies Miss A.M. Allard;
Jonathan D. Stiles (1880 U.S. Census)
School(s), with dates

Notable activities/ awards in school

College/University, with dates

Notable activities/ awards in College

Degree/Diploma Obtained, with date  
First Assignment in China  
Later Positions Worked in the Telegraph Administration.

Was on Finance Department staff of Governor Sheng Xuanhuai (盛宣怀) while latter was in charge of Imperial Railways.

Employment sector(s) Telegraph service; Government Finance.

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. Variant Chinese names: 炳钟  appeared in CEM name lists by Xu Run徐润 (1978), Tong Yuen Chan (Tang Yuanzhan 唐元湛 II, 53) & Robyn (1996). But the list by Won Bing Chung (Wen Bingzhong 温秉忠 II, 36) had 秉忠 while Young Shang Him (1939) and Yung Shang Him (10/1939) had 炳忠.