Can Ho (Howard Kan) – Gon Wing & Company business card

Photo of Can Ho
Can Ho Photo, Application for Reentry permit, Form 631, 1930, Chinese Exclusion Act case files, RG 85, National Archives-Seattle,  Can Ho (alias Howard Kan), Seattle Box 887, Case 7032/2456.
Business card for Gon Wing & Company
Gon Wing & Company business card, 1930, Chinese Exclusion Act case files, RG 85, National Archives-Seattle, Can Ho (alias Howard Kan), Seattle Box 887, Case 7032/2456.

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

On 6 October 1930 Can Ho (alias Howard Kan), a merchant and member of Gon Wing & Company, 1307 First Avenue, Seattle, WA, filed an applicant for a re-entry permit, form 631. He was 52 years old and was born in Nam Tong Village, China. His parents were Sai Yick Kan and Leong Shee. He was married to Chun Shee who had died recently. He was originally admitted to the U.S. in 1907 and visited China in 1916, 1927 and 1930.
The Immigrant Inspector visited Gon Wing & Company and estimated the merchandise on hand was worth in excess of $3,000. He recommended that Can Ho’s application be approved.

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One thought on “Can Ho (Howard Kan) – Gon Wing & Company business card

  1. Hi Trish… Thanks for the posting….This may or may not be related to a Kan family here.  I’ll check with my husband since he grew up in Seattle and I did not.  Loretta 

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