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M. C. Powell and H. K. Tong, Editors
Who's Who in China 1920
Millard's Review, Shanghai, 1920. Softcover, 314 pages plus index. Containing the Pictures and Biographies of Some of China?s Political, Financial, Business and Professional Leaders. Second Edition. Powell, M.C. and Tong, H.K. [editors]. One advertisement. Printed brown wraps, with biographies and portraits from photographs throughout. Thomas Franklin Fairfax Millard (b. 1868 Seattle, d. 1942 Seattle), was a journalist and newspaper editor. He had been a war correspondent during the Boxer Rebellion and Second Sino-Japanese War and later the Shanghai correspondent for The New York Times. He became the first American political adviser to the Chinese Republic and was considered the ?founding father of American journalism in China". In 1917 Millard, along with John Benjamin Powell, began a journal called "Millard's Review of the Far East." Who?s Who in China took material from ?Millard?s Review? that had been published during the prior three years and repackaged it. Contains portraits from photographs and biographies of scores of China?s leaders. photographic illustrations.Some of the important persons profiled include: Hsu Shi-chang, president of China; General Feng Yu-hsiang; Gov. Ho P?ei-jung; Li Yuan-hung, former president of China; C. C. Nieh a mill organizer and philanthropist; Dr. Sun Yat-sen; Tsen Chun-hsuan, leader of the southern government at Canton; West Point graduate Lieutenant Wang Ken, a member of the Ministry of War; General Wu Ping-hsiang chief superintendent of the metropolitan police force in Peking; and Y. C. Tong, managing director of the Shanghai Commerci … [Click Below for Full Description]
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