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Category: THE PROUD STORIES OF KOREAN AMERICAN PATRIOTS

Kong(Pai), Baek-soon aka Inez Kong Pai

Kong(Pai), Baek-soon aka Inez Kong Pai She eloquently argued the importance of Korean independence to American society. Inez was a Hawaii born second generation Korean immigrant. She finished her elementary, junior, senior and colleges in the United States. She was flawless in both Korean and...

Kwak, Lim-dae

Kwak, Lim-dae He campaigned for Korean independence in America and returned back to Korea. Born in Hwang-hae province in North Korea, he studied at Soong-sil College. He had a life full of viscissitude. After school, his stint included a school teacher in 1909. However, in 1911, he was falsely...

Kwon, Do-in

Kwon, Do-in He besteaded Korean independence movement with his business success. He  came  to  work  on  the  sugar  plantations in Hawaii and he worked around Korean National Association by instilling the spirit of independence for Korea. He married a picture bride from Korea in 1912. His...

Kim, Kyung

Kim, Kyung He was a successful restaurant business tycoon in Chicago, and donated to Korean independence. He came to America in 1904 to Los Angeles first. He worked during the day time and received military training in the afternoon. Determined to be successful in business, he moved to Chicago to...

Kim, Dong-woo

Kim, Dong-woo : He donated more than 40 times for Korean independence funds. Born in 1896, he actively participated in March First Independence Movement in 1919, he was arrested to be taken into custody for two years. After his release, he went to China to study and graduated from Nanjing...

Kim, Sung-kwon A wholehearted dedication to Hung Sa Dahn as husband-wife duet Korean American patriots.

Kim, Sung-kwon A wholehearted dedication to Hung Sa Dahn as husband-wife duet Korean American patriots. Born in 1875, he came to Hawaii in 1904 at the age of 26. In 1905, he was already actively involved in the anti-Japanese movement like boycott  of  Japanese  currency.  In  1906,  he made...

Dr. Arhur Y.S. Kim

Dr. Arhur Y.S. Kim : He was a medical doctor / commander of the Tiger Units during WWII. Arthur Y.S. Kim was actively supporting the Korean independence movement as a medical doctor. He graduated from Harvard medical school in 1928 and passed the board in California to practice in Los Angeles,...

Kim, Yong-joong

Kim, Yong-joong He played diplomacy and mass media for Korean independence. He came to America in 1917. After he met Dosan Ahn Chang Ho who encouraged Kim to study hard for the contribution toward Korean independence, Yong-joong started senior high to pursue higher educations at Harvard, Yale and...

Kim, Won-yong

Kim, Won-yong : He was a leading figure to make Korean independence movement into a joint enterprise. Kim, Won-yong aka Warren Kim came to America in 1917 to study at Ohio University. While attending school, he participated in Korean Students Organization in San Francisco in 1920. He fervently...

Kim, Yoon-bae

Kim, Yoon-bae He collected independence funds as president of the Korean National Association in Hawaii. His birthday and date of entry to America are unknown. However, he worked only through the Korean National Association for Korean independence movement. Whenever solely financial straits...