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Kwong Kwok Kong

Pinyin & Chinese characters Kuang Guoguang 邝国光
Variant Spellings & Other Names Kwang Kwok Kwong
Kwong Kock Kwong
Kwong Kwock Kong
Kwong Kwock Kwang

Other Chinese Names 邝观廷

Detachment 4
LaFargue No. 92

Date of Birth 1863
Place of Birth Xinning, Guangdong Province; Taishan County1

Age at Departure for U.S. 13 (Lunar Calendar)
Date of Death  
Place of Death Shanghai
Place(s) of residence in U.S. 1) Columbia, CT;
2) Holyoke, MA;
3) Exeter, NH

American Host Family/ies 1) Miss E.C. Williams;
2) N.L. Dickerman

School(s), with dates Phillips Exeter Academy, NH

Notable activities/ awards in school

College/University, with dates

Notable activities/ awards in College

Degree/Diploma Obtained, with date  
First Assignment in China Tianjin Naval School
Later Positions Served in "Mosquito Boats" and Flagship Ting Yuen 定远 of Beiyang Squadron;

Joined Wuchang Cotton Mill;

Foreign Secretary to Hubei Gov't;

Manager of Jiangnan Dockyards, Shanghai for many years.

Employment sector(s) Navy; Manufacturing; Government Administration.

Final rank, if in gov't service

Father's name  
Mother's name  
Family relations w/ other CEM students Brother of Kwong Young Kong (Kuang Rongguang 邝荣光 I, 8); first cousin of Kwong Pin Kong (Kuang Bingguang 邝炳光 IV, 93).2

Children's Names



Notes and Sources

1. Won Bing Chung (Wen Bingzhong 温秉忠II, 36), CEM List, 1924.

2. Information courtesy Louise Su Tang, email 6 April 2008.