Genealogical Record: John James Chew

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John James Chew
Mathematician, Computer programmer, Scrabble player

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1964-1966: Buffalo, NY USA.
1966-1978: Willowdale, ON CAN (travelled around world 1972-1973)
1978-1985: Toronto, ON CAN (several summers spent in Japan)
1989-1991: Nancy, FRA and Paris, FRA
1991-date: Toronto

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John James (Jack) Chew
Soldier
Civil Servant
Professor

1923-25: Philadelphia, PA USA
1925-27: Charleston, SC USA
1927-29: Samoa
1929-32: Philadelphia
1932-35: Canal Zone
1935-38: San Diego, CA USA
1938-42: (-1940 at 68 85th St, 1940- in Quarters M, Navy Yard) Brooklyn, NY USA
1942-43: Washington, DC USA
1943-44: New York, NY USA
1944-47: U.S. Army in Missouri, Philippines, Japan, Germany, rose from Pvt. to M/Sgt.
1947-48: New York
1948: Zürich, CHE
1949-50: New York
1950-51: Lund, SWE
1951-55: Yale University, New Haven, CT USA
1955-63: State Department, serving in Washington and Tokyo, with a year in 1960-61 on leave in Wakefield, RI USA
1963-66: SUNY Buffalo, NY USA
1966-date: Department of Anthropology, U of Toronto, ON CAN

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John James Chew
Captain, CEC, USN

*1893 03 18 Washington DC USA
+1984 03 __ 909 Hillwood Avenue, Falls Church, Fairfax, VA USA

Studied engineering at Cornell, tuition paid by a client of his father's. Also held a reserve commission in the Army. Buried at Arlington Cemetery.
US SSN 226-54-1432.

Is the Lieut. J. J. Chew listed as superintendent of public works on page 64 in the 1928 USGPO publication "American Samoa: Joint hearings before the Committee on territories and insular possessions...".

Enumerated in 1940 census in Brooklyn, Assembly District 9, 68 85th St. as the 47-year-old male head-of-household naval captain living with his wife, two children, and two parents-in-law. They reported that five years previously they had been living in the Canal Zone, Panama, and their in-laws had been in Mountain Lake, NJ.

Awarded Legion of Merit for "exceptionally meritorious conduct in the performance of outstanding services to the Government of the United States as Director of Finance and Operating Department, Bureau of Docks, from 15 December 1941 to 1946".

Is the Captain John J. Chew (CEC) listed as the Inspector General of the Bureau of Yards and Docks, living in D.C., on page. 188 of the "Official Register of the United States" (1951, 1954 and no doubt other editions).

Is the Captain J.J. Chew who signs a letter on page 228 of the "Investigation of Military Public Works: Hearings... 82d Congress, 2d Session" in 1952.

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Robert Smith Chew
1848 10-1923
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Robert Smith Chew
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Elizabeth Ringold Smith
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Mary Emott (Minnie) Cady
1862 09 14-1943
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Howard Cleveland Cady
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Mary Denison Heard
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Jessie Katherine Lobdell

*1888 08 04 Bronx, NY USA
+1975 10 __ Falls Church, Fairfax, VA USA

US SSN 225-66-4636

JC 10003: had cousins named "Big Bill" Rutan and "Cousin Dorothy" Rutan McMaster (sp?). Dorothy visited us in Toronto.

Alzheimer's Disease.

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Frederick Watkins Lobdell
1866-1942
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William Canfield Lobdell
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Catherine Anne (Katie) Watkins
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Jessie Bell MacPherson
1869-1941
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John MacPherson
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Isabel Somerville
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Hisae Hagiwara
Japanese language instructor at York University

萩原久榮

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Eijiro Shimizu

*1901 01 12
+1957 11 18

清水榮次郎

Served as an orderly in the Japanese infantry in Manchuria. Later worked for Mitsui Sempan KK. Died of diabetes and tuberculosis.

Adopted TS 19825.

Grave at Ryouzenji, 1-13-22 Shiba, Minato-ku, Tokyo JPN 105-0014

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Yaeko Shiono

*1912? JPN
+1979 05 04 Saitama JPN

塩野八重子

Died of liver cancer, aged 67.

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Ushinosuke Shiono
-1924 09 18
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Kiku Kawanago
-1963 07 17
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Zenkichi
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Riki Kawanago
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Kristen Laraine Pederson

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m. 1999 07 03 Toronto ON CAN
John James (Jamie) Chew

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Delivered by Caesarian section by Dr. Perry Phillips at Toronto East General Hospital.

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William Edward Ryuuei (Liam) Chew

竜榮 in Japanese.

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Delivered by Caesarian section by Dr. Murray Kroach at Toronto East General Hospital.

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