Tuesday, July 09, 2019

Cheong Chwee Puan and family (Bukit Brown)

Cheong Chwee Puan was a Director in the Overseas-Chinese Ltd during the time where the Board of Directors include prominent chinese business leaders such as Messrs. Chua Kah Cheong, Lim Nee Soon, Tan Sian Keong, S.Q. Wong, Lee Kong Chian, Ong Piah Teng, Lim Liat Boon, Oh Sian Guan, Tan Ean Kiam, Dr. H.T Wee and S.C. Yin. Cheong Chwee Puan was also a  Director in the Chinese Commercial Bank Ltd.

Cheong Chwee Puan passed away at the age of 70 at his residence in No 58 Rochore Canal Road on 25th October 1934. He leaves behind 5 sons, Cheong Ann Lian, Dr Cheong Ann Choo, Cheong Ann Sim, Cheong Ann Koh and Cheong Ann Seck, 4 daughters, 2 sons-in law, Lim Hak Teen and Tan Cheng Han and several grandchildren to mourn his loss.  Cheong Chwee Puan is buried in Block 3 Division D, plot 934 and 842

Cheong Chwee Puan


Estate of Cheong Chwee Puan (NewspaperSG) 


Family


Dr. Cheong Ann Sim
Cheong Ann Sim passed his final medical exams at St. Mary's in 1934. In another article, Dr Cheong Ann Sim received his certificate of naturalisation in 1939. He was also Chairman of the Board of Directors for Nanyang Manufacturing Co. Ltd. Mrs. Cheong Ann Sim is a daughter of Mr and Mrs. Tan Tang Niah.

Cheong Ann Koh
Cheong Ann Koh (fifth son of the late Mr. Cheong Chwee Puan and Mrs. Cheong Chwee Puan) got engaged to Miss Ngoh Kim Hyoh (second daughter of Mr. Ngoh Chwee Swa of Muar, Johor).



References

Local Bank Merger. (1932, July 28).Malaya Tribune, page 10
Domestic Occurrence. (1934, November 2). Malaya Tribune, page 10
Domestic Occurence. (1935, July 26). Malayan Tribune, page 10

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