Chew, William

Identity area

Type of entity

Person

Authorized form of name

Chew, William

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Description area

Dates of existence

1911-

History

William Chew was born 1911 April 15. He immigrated from Hong Kong, China to Swift Current, Saskatchewan in the late 1930s or early 1940s and became a prominent business man. His two eldest sons, Andrew and Charles Chew, were born in China and received permission to immigrate to Canada in 1948. His youngest son, Victor, was born in Canada in 1940. In the summer of 1948 Mr. Chew returned to Hong Kong for a year sojourn.

Places

Swift Current, Saskatchewan, Canada

Legal status

Functions, occupations and activities

William Chew was the proprietor of a business called Modern News that opened on Central Avenue in Swift Current, Saskatchewan in 1952.

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Internal structures/genealogy

General context

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Control area

Authority record identifier

SCAA-SCM-0137

Maintained by

Institution identifier

Swift Current Museum

Rules and/or conventions used

ISAAR-CPF
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ISDIAH

Status

Draft

Level of detail

Minimal

Dates of creation, revision and deletion

2017/10/13 - Creation
2018/02/08 - Last Revision

Language(s)

  • English

Script(s)

  • Latin

Sources

Maintenance notes

Created by William Shepherd (Collections Officer, Swift Current Museum).
Maintenance is the responsibility of the Collections Officer, Swift Current Museum.
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