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List of Chinese Americans

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List of Chinese Americans

This is a list of notable Chinese Americans, including both original immigrants who obtained American citizenship and their American descendants.

To be included in this list, the person must have a WorldHeritage article showing they are Chinese American or must have references showing they are Chinese American and are notable.




Civil Rights

  • Wong Chin Foo (王清福) - 19th century civil rights activist and journalist
  • Wong Kim Ark (黃金德) - his lawsuit established the principle of citizenship by virtue of birth on US soil.
  • Harry Wu (吴弘达) - human rights activist, focuses on Laogai prison camps and human rights in China
  • Sherman Wu - civil rights activist, famous racial discrimination incident by university fraternity
  • Helen Zia (謝漢蘭) - community activist and writer




Law and judiciary




Politics and government

Science, engineering, medicine and academia




  1. ^ "Fred Chang."
  2. ^ "James Chu."
  3. ^ "John Chuang."
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  5. ^ "Ted Fu."
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  9. ^ Streetside Chat with Author Ed Lin,,
  10. ^ Tewari, Nita; Alvarez, Alvin (2008-09-26). Asian American psychology: current perspectives. CRC Press. pp. 117–.  
  11. ^ Jeffrey Lofton; Jamie Stevenson (18 May 2010). "Veterans History Project Explores Integration of the U.S. Armed Forces Through the Service of Asian-Pacific American Veterans". News from the Library of Congress. Library of Congress. Retrieved 14 February 2011. 
  12. ^ Cpl Christopher Duncan (30 January 2009). "Heroes visit the National Museum of the Marine Corps". Quantico Sentry. Retrieved 14 February 2011. 
  13. ^ "Jack Hsu."
  14. ^ "Kelis, born to a Puerto Rican and Chinese mother and African-American father, began her singing aspirations as a child with the Girl's Choir of Harlem."
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  19. ^ Matt Hennie (December 2, 2009). "Bell, Wan wink at history in scoring LGBT wins". Project Q Atlanta. 
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  21. ^ MacArthur Foundation website
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  23. ^ "Faculty Biography: Ming C. Lin". People. Department of Computer Science, University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill. Retrieved February 3, 2010. 
  24. ^ Faculty Honors: Ming C. Lin, Department of Computer Science, University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill, retrieved 2011-02-04.
  25. ^ The Shaw Prize 2009
  26. ^ Wright, Pearce (11 December 2001). "Joe Hin Tjio". The Guardian (London). 
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  28. ^ Zagorski, N. (2006). "Profile of Xiaodong Wang". Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences 103 (1): 7–9.  
  29. ^ "The Shaw Prize". The Shaw Prize. 2006-06-21. Retrieved 2007-08-01. 
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  33. ^ "Alphabet Energy. Thermoelectrics for waste heat recovery". Retrieved 2011-07-30. 
  34. ^ "Person Of The Year 2007". Time. 19 December 2007. 
  35. ^ " Chinese Americans Bask in Kwan's Spotlight". The Washington Post. 28 February 1999. 

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