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From Index to Habeas Corpus Cases for the US District Court for the Northern District of California, San Francisco

CASE NUMBERYEARFOR RELIEF OF STEAM SHIP NUMBERCHARACTER OF CASEBY WHOM OR WHERE DETAINEDATTORNEY FOR PETITIONREMARKSNAME OF FATHERADDRESSAge or year of birth
98881890Chun Chi Sir Native BornOceanicMowry, LymanRemandedChun GumSan Jose, California1876


Chun Chi Sir was born to Chun Gum (father) and Leong Shee (mother) in 1876 at San Jose, California. He left for China on March 6, 1879 on the steamship Alaska. He returned on the steamship Oceanic, and arrived in San Francisco on August 22, 1890. The Collector of the Port of San Francisco refused permission for his landing. Sam Yim petitioned for a Writ of Habeas Corpus on August 30, 1890. A bond was posted. Detainee was represented by Lyman Mowry. On July 31, 1891, an Order of Remand was signed to deport the detainee.




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