Kung, H. H. (Hsiang-hsi), 1880-1967

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Chinese banker and politician; minister of industry, 1928-1932; minister of finance, 1933-1938; vice president, Executive Yuan, 1938-1945.

From the description of H. H. Kung papers, 1917-1948. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 754872870

Cabinet member, financier.

From the description of Reminiscences of H.H. Kung : oral history, 1958. (Columbia University In the City of New York). WorldCat record id: 122481381

Biographical/Historical Note

  • 1881: Born, Shanxi Province, China
  • 1896 - 1900 : Studied at North China Union College in Tongzhou
  • 1906: Graduated from Oberlin College, Ohio
  • 1907: Graduated from Yale University, M.A. in Economics
  • 1913: Secretary of the Chinese YMCA, in Tokyo, Japan
  • 1914: Married Soong Ailing
  • 1924: Joined the Kuomintang (KMT)
  • 1925: Received honorary LL.D. degree from Oberlin College
  • 1928: Named Minister of Industry and Commerce
  • 1929: Elected to the KMT Central Executive Committee
  • 1932: Appointed special commissioner to study European industrial conditions, assigned to secure foreign aid for the development of China's national defense
  • 1933: Governor, Bank of China Minister of Finance Vice-Premier, Executive Yuan
  • 1937: Represented the Chinese National Government as special envoy during the coronation of King George VI Received honorary degree from Yale University
  • 1938 - 1939 : Premier, Executive Yuan President, Chinese-American Institute of Cultural Relations
  • 1948: Moved to New York, United States
  • 1967 August 15: Died, Long Island, New York

From the guide to the H. H. Kung papers, 1917-1949, 1919-1949, (Hoover Institution Archives)

Archival Resources
Role Title Holding Repository
creatorOf Kung, H. H. (Hsiang-hsi), 1880-1967. Reminiscences of H.H. Kung : oral history, 1958. Columbia University in the City of New York, Columbia University Libraries
referencedIn Liang, Lone, 1894-1967. Lone Liang photographs, ca. 1932. Stanford University, Hoover Institution Library
referencedIn Luther Carrington Goodrich Papers, 1890-1991. Columbia University. Rare Book and Manuscript Library,
creatorOf Kung, H. H. (Hsiang-hsi), 1880-1967. H. H. Kung papers, 1917-1948. Stanford University, Hoover Institution Library
creatorOf Williams, Alice Mary Moon, 1860-1952. Papers, 1883-1959, 1891-1909. Oberlin College Library
creatorOf H. H. Kung papers, 1917-1949, 1919-1949 Hoover Institution Archives.
referencedIn Goodrich, L. Carrington (Luther Carrington), 1894-. L. Carrington Goodrich papers, 1890-1991. Columbia University in the City of New York, Columbia University Libraries
referencedIn Hsia, Pinfang, 1902-1970. Papers, 1930-1951 (inclusive). Harvard Business School, Knowledge and Library Services/Baker Library
referencedIn Lone Liang photographs, 1932 Hoover Institution Archives.
Role Title Holding Repository
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associatedWith Goodrich, L. Carrington (Luther Carrington), 1894- person
associatedWith How, Julie Lien-ying, d. 1982, person
associatedWith Hsia, Pinfang, 1902-1970. person
associatedWith Liang, Lone, 1894-1967. person
associatedWith Williams, Alice Mary Moon, 1860-1952. person
Place Name Admin Code Country
China
China
Subject
World War, 1939-1945--China
World War, 1939-1945
World War, 1939-1945--Economic aspects
China--Politics and government--1912-1949
Statesmen--China
Capitalists and financiers--Interviews
World War, 1939-1945--Diplomatic history
Finance, Public--China
China--Economic conditions--1912-1949
Finance, Public
Cabinet officers--Interviews
Occupation
Statesmen--China
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Person

Birth 1880-09-11

Death 1967-08-16

Chinese

Chinese

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