Chang, Yong-ho

Chang, Yong-ho: He donated Korean independence funds as President of Korean National Association in Wyoming.


While working actively with Korean National Association, he started supporting the Korean independence movement. He came to America in his thirties and returned to Korea. He came back to the U.S. in 1917 and settled in the State of Wyoming by joining the Korean National Association in support of the independence movement. He was active in financial assistance for the Provisional Government and later elected as the President of Korean National Association in Wyoming to promote Korean community development. However, he was killed over his debt claims. In 2000, the South Korean government posthumously    recognized  him with the  National Foundation Award for his dedication for Korean independence movement.