Jeme Tien Yow

Engineer, Deceased Person

1861 – 1919

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Who was Jeme Tien Yow?

Jeme Tien Yow was a distinguished Chinese railroad engineer. Educated in the United States of America, he was the chief engineer responsible for construction of the Imperial Peking-Kalgan Railway, the first railway constructed in China without foreign assistance. For his contributions to railroad engineering in China, Jeme is still known as the "Father of China's Railroad".

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Born
Apr 26, 1861
Guangdong Province
Profession
Education
  • Yale University
Lived in
  • Guangzhou
Died
Apr 24, 1919

Submitted
on July 23, 2013

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