T. V. Soong Politician

Soong Tse-ven or Soong Tzu-wen (Chinese: 宋子文; pinyin: Sòng Zǐwén; 1894–1971), was a prominent businessman and politician in the early 20th century Republic of China. His father was Charlie Soong and his siblings were the Soong sisters. His Christian name was Paul, but he is generally known in English as T. V. Soong. As brother to the three Soong sisters, Soong's brothers-in-law were Dr. Sun Yat-sen, Generalissimo Chiang Kai-shek, and financier H. H. Kung. Born in Shanghai, T. V. Soong received his education at St. John's University in Shanghai before going on to Harvard University. After graduating in 1915 with a degree in Economics,he worked briefly in New York at the International Banking Corporation and took courses at Columbia University. When he returned to China he worked for several industrial enterprises and was then recruited by Sun Yat-sen to develop finances for his Canton government. After the success of Chiang Kai-shek's Northern Expedition in 1927, Soong served in a succession of offices in the Kuomintang-controlled government.

Personal details

Date of birth
December 4th, 1894
Date of death
April 26th, 1971 at age of 76
Place of death
San Francisco, California, United States of America
Religion
Methodism

Family

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Siblings
Spouse

Education

1. Columbia University Colleges/University

Columbia University in the City of New York, commonly referred to as Columbia University, is an American private Ivy League research university located in New York City, New York, United States. Columbia is the oldest institution of higher learning in the state of New York, the fifth oldest in the United States, and one of the country's nine Colonial Colleges founded before the American Revolution. Today the university operates seven Columbia Global Centers overseas in Amman, Beijing, Istanbul, Paris, Mumbai, Santiago and Nairobi.

Institution info

Type Private university
Endowment
2012. 8.2 bil. $
Institution colors
Founded
1754
Headquarters
116th Street and Broadway, 10027 - New York City, New York
Undergraduates
2013. 8,365
2012. 7,814
2010. 7,950
2009. 7,693
Postgraduates
2013. 18,568
2012. 18,657
2010. 17,258
2005. 19,672
Acceptance rate
2013. 7.0 %
2013. 6.89 %
2012. 7.4 %
2012. 7.42 %
2010. 10.0 %
Local tuition
2013. 46.8 K $
2012. 47.2 K $
2011. 45.3 K $
2010. 41.2 K $
Official web page www.columbia.edu
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People attended Columbia University connected by profession and/or age

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2. Harvard University Colleges/University

Harvard University is an American private Ivy League research university located in Cambridge, Massachusetts, United States, established in 1636 by the Massachusetts legislature. Harvard is the oldest institution of higher learning in the United States and the first corporation (officially The President and Fellows of Harvard College) chartered in the country. Harvard's history, influence, and wealth have made it one of the most prestigious universities in the world.

Institution info

Type University
Endowment
2013. 32.7 bil. $
2012. 30.7 bil. $
Institution colors
Founded
September 8th, 1636
Headquarters
Massachusetts Hall, 02138 - Cambridge, Massachusetts
Undergraduates
2012. 10,564
2010. 10,265
2009. 10,200
Postgraduates
2012. 17,583
2010. 17,329
Acceptance rate
2014. 5.9 %
2013. 5.8 %
2012. 5.9 %
2011. 6.2 %
2010. 6.9 %
Local tuition
2013. 42.3 K $
2012. 40 K $
2011. 39.9 K $
2010. 35 K $
Official web page www.harvard.edu
Wikipedia article
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Notable alumni by career
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People attended Harvard University connected by profession and/or age

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Organizations founded

1. Central Bank of the Republic of China (Taiwan)

Business Operation

Official web page

Wikiedia article

The Central Bank of the Republic of China (Taiwan), known in English from 1924 to 2007 as the Central Bank of China, is the central bank of the Republic of China, commonly known as Taiwan. Its legal and common name in Chinese is literally translated as the "Central Bank". The central bank is administered under the Executive Yuan of the ROC government.

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