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Living History: Hen Lee, early Chinese resident

Hen Lee, an early Chinese resident portrayed by Myron Huie, will talk about his life history Aug. 21.
Hen Lee, an early Chinese resident portrayed by Myron Huie, will talk about his life history. Hen Lee was born in China in 1819. During the political unrest of the 1850s, he immigrated from Canton province to the U.S. along with many other Chinese immigrants. By the 1860s, he was one of the first Chinese residents to settle in Walla Walla with his family. In 1861, he opened and ran a successful laundry business on Second Street. fwwm.org

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