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J. Stapleton Roy (Chinese: 芮效俭; born 1935) is a former senior United States diplomat specializing in Asian affairs. A fluent Chinese speaker, Roy spent much of his career in East Asia, where his assign...

12/4/2017 12/4/2017

David Tod Roy (1933 - 2016)

David Tod Roy (Chinese: 芮效衛) was an American sinologist and scholar of Chinese literature who was Professor of East Asian Languages and Civilizations at University of Chicago from 1967 until he took ea...

12/4/2017 12/4/2017

John Paton Davies, Jr. (1909 - 1999)

John Paton Davies Jr. was an American diplomat and Medal of Freedom recipient. He was one of the China Hands, whose careers in the Foreign Service were destroyed by McCarthyism and the reaction to the ...

12/24/2009 5/11/2017

C. Martin Wilbur (1908 - 1997)

C. Martin Wilbur was the George Sansom Professor of Chinese History at Columbia University from 1947 to 1976.LifeBorn in Dayton, Ohio, Wilbur went at an early age with his parents to China, where they ...

8/17/2007 4/30/2017

Arthur William Hummel Jr. was a United States diplomat.* Residence : 1930 - Bethesda, Montgomery, Maryland, United States** Reference: FamilySearch Family Tree - SmartCopy : Apr 28 2017, 11:26:17 UTC

4/27/2017 4/28/2017

Richmond Alexander Lattimore was an American poet and classicist known for his translations of the Greek classics, especially his versions of the Iliad and Odyssey , which are generally considered as a...

1/15/2015 4/28/2017

J. Leighton Stuart (1876 - 1962)

John Leighton Stuart (Chinese: 司徒雷登) was a Chinese missionary educator who became the first President of Yenching University and later United States ambassador to China. He was a towering figure in U.S...

10/23/2014 4/28/2017

Owen Lattimore (1900 - 1989)

Owen Lattimore was an American author, educator, and influential scholar of Central Asia, especially Mongolia. In the 1930s, he was editor of Pacific Affairs, a journal published by the Institute of Pa...

10/12/2012 4/28/2017

George Alexander Kennedy (1901 - 1960)

George Alexander Kennedy was an American sinologist known for his studies of classical Chinese and the teaching of Chinese to students.

4/28/2017 4/28/2017

Henry "Harry" Robinson Luce MP (1898 - 1967)

"Harry", "Father Time"

Henry Luce was the Founder and publisher of Time (1922) , Fortune (1930), "House & Home" (1952), "Sports Illustrated" (1954) and LIFE' (1936) ' magazines.Luce, known to his friends as "Father Time," wa...

1/24/2007 4/28/2017

L. Carrington Goodrich (1894 - 1986)

"L. Carrington"

Luther Carrington Goodrich , usually known as L. Carrington Goodrich , was an American sinologist and historian of China. A prolific author, he is perhaps best remembered for his work on the Dictionary...

12/26/2008 4/28/2017