Lee, Jeong-geon


Lee, Jeong-geon: He collected independence funds as the Provisional Government treasure committee.

When Korean National Association was about to split, he urged all the parties to unite to stand. He also worked as part of the treasury committee by supporting with independence funds. Once he unified the organization, he was ready and determined to assist in the efforts of Korean national independence. In 1933, he was chosen as president of Korean National Association in Hawaii and published Gook Min Bo publication. In 1934, he was in charge of treasury of the Provisional Govern- ment with financial support for the Korean independence. No information is available for his birth or death. In 1995, the South Korean government posthumously recognized him with the    Order of Merit of National Foundation / Patriotic People Award for his service for Korean independence movement.