Lee, Hong-kee

Lee, Hong-kee: He was in charge of financial support for Premier Kim, Goo of the Provisional Government in Shanghai, China.


Since 1920, When Kim Goo sent him a letter that the Provisional Government was in dire financial straits, he  supported financially. He started the collection campaign from Hawaii in 1931 for the next eight years. In 1997, the South Korean government posthumously recognized him with the National Foundation Commendation for his efforts for Korean independence.