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Jick Chan – Interpreter

Jick Chan interpreter
Ham Go, Application for Laborer’s Return Certificate, 9 August 1933; Chinese Exclusion Act case files, RG 85, National Archives-Seattle, Case 7032/2380.

Jick Chan [James Jick Chan] was a Cantonese translator/interpreter for the U. S. Immigration and Naturalization Service in Seattle for many years. The obituary for his son, Warren Chan, who died in Seattle on 15 June 2015, mentions his father’s service.

See Obituary: “Former judge Warren Chan, 92, Wing Luke Museum co-founder” for more information on the family.
Warren Chan’s obituary appeared in The Seattle Times on Monday, June 29, 2015, page B1 & B2.