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THE PROUD STORIES OF KOREAN AMERICAN PATRIOTS

Lee, Jong-o

Lee, Jong-o: He is a newly recognized Korean American independence patriot as of 2015. Before immigrating to Mexico, he went to Japan to study and later taught at a...

Goo, Ik-kyun

Goo, Ik-kyun (2.18.1908 ~ 4.8.2013) He was exiled into China and joined Hung Sa Dahn. He immigrated to America in 1983, and returned back to Korea. In 1990, the South...

Kim, Sung-geun

Kim, Sung-geun (1.25.1925 ~ unknown) He was active in the fight against Japan. He exiled into China, but arrested. While he was serving time of three years, he was set...

Yoon, Chi-young

Yoon, Chi-young While attending Waseda University in Japan, he participated in February 8 Independence Declaration. He came to Hawaii at Dr. Syngman Rhee’s suggestion...

Kim, Hyo-sook

Kim, Hyo-sook (2.11.1915 ~ 3.24.2003) In 1990, the South Korean government recognized her with the Order of Merit of National Foundation / Patriotic People Award for...

Lee, Gang

Lee, Gang (4.16.1878 ~ 10.13.1964) He came to Hawaii in 1903 and next year, he moved to San Francisco. He actively helped Dosan Ahn Chang Ho to found Gong Lip Hyup Hoe...

Haan, Kil-soo

Haan, Kil-soo He came to Hawaii at age five with parents. He studied at Syngman Rhee’s Korean Central School at age fifteen. He warned the attack of the Pearl Harbor...