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Yuen Fai Lin

Chinese Name: 林联辉/林聯輝

From: Guangdong Province

Class Year: 1882

Attended: Prep 1878-79; Junior 1880-81

Graduated: Left, course incomplete; mission recalled

Phillips Academy Department: classical

College: Viceroy's Hospital Medical School (later Beiyang Medical School), Tianjin, China

Scholarship: Chinese Educational Mission (1872-1881)

Career: medical doctor, Director and Cofounder of the Tientsin Medical College

MISC: Member of the 1875 CEM group - age 15. Probably the brother of Lin Yuen Shing, as both went to the home of Miss JC Porter upon arrival in the US. 

1904 address:China Merchant Steamship Co.Tientsin

Biography (source: CEM connections)

Assigned to Beiyang Medical School 北洋医学堂, Tianjin; graduated 1885.

Instructor at Beiyang Medical School

Director of Beiyang Hospital (first Chinese director of a Western-style hospital)

1895: Personal physician to Viceroy Li Hongzhang when Li was sent as Minister Plenipotentiary to Japan to sue for peace after China's defeat in Sino-Japanese War of 1894-95. Saved Li's life after assassination attempt.

Brother of Yuen Shing Lin (林联盛/林聯盛), another Chinese Educational Mission graduate