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From Index to Habeas Corpus Cases for the US District Court for the Northern District of California, San Francisco
|CASE NUMBER||YEAR||FOR RELIEF OF ||STEAM SHIP NUMBER||CHARACTER OF CASE||BY WHOM OR WHERE DETAINED||ATTORNEY FOR PETITION||REMARKS||NAME OF FATHER||ADDRESS||Age or year of birth|
|9186||1890||Lee Kong Chong|| ||Native Born||City of Peking||Mowry, Lyman||Discharged||Lee Kwy||San Jose, California ||1874|
Lee Kong Chong was born to Lee Kwy (father) and Tom Shee (mother) in 1874 at San Jose, California. He left for China on September 13, 1879 on the steamship Oceanic. He returned on the steamship City of Peking, and arrived in San Francisco on March 25, 1890. The Collector of the Port of San Francisco refused permission for his landing. A bond was posted. Ward McAllister, Jr., Special Referee and Examiner, recommended Discharge on April 24, 1890. Detainee was represented by Lyman Mowry.