Chau Tsun-nin

Sir Tsun-nin Chau, CBE (Chinese: 周埈年; 22 December 1893 – 27 January 1971) was a prominent Hong Kong businessman and politician. [1][2] [3] [4]


Sir Tsun-nin Chau

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Unofficial Member of the Executive Council of Hong Kong
In office
29 June 1938 – 1938
Appointed bySir Geoffry Northcote
Preceded byRobert Hormus Kotewall
Succeeded byRobert Hormus Kotewall
In office
1946 – 28 May 1959
Appointed bySir Mark Young
Succeeded byLo Man-wai
Unofficial Member of the Legislative Council of Hong Kong
In office
2 December 1931 – 1 December 1939
Appointed bySir William Peel
Thomas Southorn
Sir Geoffry Northcote
Preceded bySir Chow Shou-son
Succeeded byW. N. T. Tam
In office
1 May 1946 – 29 April 1953
Appointed bySir Mark Young
Personal details
Born(1893-12-22)22 December 1893
British Hong Kong
Died27 January 1971(1971-01-27) (aged 77)
British Hong Kong
Resting placeAberdeen Chinese Cemetery
ChildrenChau Cham-son
Alma materSt. Stephen's College, Hong Kong
Queen's College, Oxford
OccupationBusinessman and politician
ProfessionBarrister
Chau Tsun-nin
Traditional Chinese周埈年
Chau in c. 1939

HonoursEdit

He was designated a Commander of the Most Excellent Order of the British Empire in 1938 and was knighted in 1956. He is also an Associate Officer of the Venerable Order of the Hospital of St. John of Jerusalem.[1]

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ a b "The Hon Sir Tsun Nin CHAU". University of Hong Kong. Retrieved 7 December 2013. CS1 maint: discouraged parameter (link)
  2. ^ "Terrible Flood Disaster". The Hong Kong Telegraph. 17 July 1925. p. 1.
  3. ^ "Mr. Chau Siu-ki". The China Mail. 24 July 1925. p. 1.
  4. ^ "周埈年爵士年初一病逝". Kung Sheung Daily News (in Chinese). 29 January 1971. p. 5.
Legislative Council of Hong Kong
Preceded by
Chow Shou-son
Chinese Unofficial Member
1931–1939
Succeeded by
W. N. T. Tam
Preceded by
Ts'o Seen-wan
Senior Chinese Unofficial Member
1937–1939
Succeeded by
Lo Man-kam
Vacant Senior Chinese Unofficial Member
1946–1953
Succeeded by
Chau Sik-nin
Preceded by
D. F. Landale
Senior Unofficial Member
1950–1953
Political offices
Preceded by
Japanese occupation of Hong Kong
Chinese Unofficial Member of the Executive Council of Hong Kong
1946–1959
With: Lo Man-kam, 1946–59
Ngan Shing-kwan, 1959
Succeeded by
Lo Man-wai
Senior Chinese Unofficial Member
of the Executive Council of Hong Kong

1946–1959
Succeeded by
Chau Sik-nin
Preceded by
Arthur Morse
Senior Unofficial Member
of the Executive Council of Hong Kong

1953–1959