List of famous Ling’s (The Hall of Fame)
Dian Xiao Gong
Born on 13th March 1877 between 1:00-3:00 AM in the early morning, he held a high government post in the Qing Dynasty after successfully passing the country wide Imperial Examinations. His real name is " Fuxi", but he was also called "Shaozang". He was a "Xiu Cai" during the time of the Qing Dynasty.
Zhi Xiao Zu
Born on 7 February 1849 between 10:00-12:00 PM at night towards the end of Qing dynasty, he was a General in command of a thousand soldiers in the Chinese Army that fought against the Japanese invaders. He died as a hero in the battle lines in Fujian Province.
Ling Shao An - Educator and Professor of The English Language (1881-1948).
His name is "Ziping" and he was accompanied by a "Xiu Cai" to England as an Overseas Student at the tender age of 7 years. He later graduated from the University of Cambridge, England. He then moved to the University of San Francisco in the U.S.A., where he pursued his career for 32 years. In early 1899 he returned to China where taught English in the Summer Palace School to students who were the emperor's children. He studied English with the Guang Xu Emperor, and in the following year in July 1900, he began teaching at the Feng He Xu School after the successful Xin Hai Chinese revolution. He was invited to be curator of the Chinese University Library by Sun Yat Shan, while held at the same time the position of Director of the Foreign Language branch. He held various academic positions, as a Professor of English at Beijing University, at the Politics and Law University, at the Yan Jing University and at the Guo Li Bei Ping Teacher-Training University. Lu Xun was his colleague and they both worked at the same university. His many contributions in the field of education include the establishment of the Yu Hua High School, the Qiu Si Primary School, the Xiao Guai Xiang Primary School, and the Xi Huang Cheng General Primary School. He and Ling Xian Yang jointly established the Chong De High School, and he is credited with the establishment of five and a half schools. He was a most famous person in the field of education, even up to this day, and many of his former students are now Professors who are still working in many universities.
Ling Shan Fang - Senior Engineer (1883-1911).
In his early years he traveled to United States as an Overseas Student. There he graduated in the field of Architecture and upon completing his studies in the U.S. he returned to China. He held the position of Senior Engineer in the Guang Zhou to Jiu Long railway system construction project. He died shortly after the project was completed, succumbing to the heavy job related stress at a young 28 years of age.
Ling Da Yang, The Exile Life of the Professor (1894-1986)
Ling Da Yang came from the Xin An Town of Bu Ji Village, Feng He Xu street. He received a Bachelor's degree from Yale University and a Master's degree in History from the University of Columbia. In 1920 he held the position of Professor, Social Science Branch at the Beijing's Qing Hua University. In the period of time when China was controlled by warlords to the time of the Japanese invasion, he held professorial positions at Qing Dao University, Dong Bei University, Xi Lu University, Shan Dong University, Zhong Shan University, Xi Nan United University and Yun Nan University. In 1955 he was appointed as the Director at Yun Nan University. While he was a professor in the Shanghai Foreign Languages department, he trained many talented students who later went on to work in China.
Ling Jin Yang - English Professor (1904-1961)
Graduating from Singapore Lafaure University and then returning to China in 1936, he was Professor of English at Bei Ping Fu Ren University. He was the English translator for the America representatives at the Second Cooperative Talks meeting held between the Communist Party and Guo Min Dang Party. At the end of 1949 he followed the Fu Ren University's move to Taiwan. He taught at the Beijing University and was an English Editor in the Beijing Ministries, while at the same time he worked at CCTV for the opportunity to work on an English teaching program and on the the broadcast of the Children's program "Sun Jing xiu". He died at the age of 57.
Ling Xian Yang - Director of China Banknote Printing and Minting Corporation and President of Lu Jiang University (1905-1960).
Born in Qing Dao and later grew up in Xin An town, Bu Ji. After graduating from Lu Jiang University, Faculty of Business, he continued his post graduate studies at the University of Southern California and earned his Master's degree. He was a representative of China Air Lines while in the United States, and was a secretary of Kong Xiang Xi in charge of Shanhai Hong Jiang Sea Port. In 1935 he signed the trade agreement for China farm and sideline products in exchange for weapons from Germany. He was a national trustee of the Contracts Branch management group. After the war against Japan ended, as National Mintmaster he was in charge of restarting the university program.
Ling Anna - The first generation Pianist in China (1921-2006).
Born in Shanghai and later grew up in Bao An town, Bu Ji. She graduated from the Shanghai National Music University. She was a piano teacher in Fu Xiang Girl's School, and in 1948 she returned to Beijing from Hong Kong. In 1959 she worked at the Chinese Children Arts Academy, Central Orchestra. She held the position of Director of the Piano Branch at Hunan Teaching University. During her tenure as piano teacher, she taught pianists Teng Shi Chu, Zhang Li He, Liu Zhen Yu and many other famous performers.
Ling Hong Zhang - The Pioneer of the International Semiconductor Integrated Circuit
Born in 1919, he was the elder son of Ling Dao Yang. He graduated from the Shanhai Jiao Tong University, specializing in the field of Electrical engineering. He worked in the central radio equipment factory, Kun Ming broadcast station Engineering Bureau. He made the first integrated circuit chip for the American Air Force, and was regarded as "The Father of Taiwan IC semiconductor industry". He holds 60 US patents, and is considered as a champion of inventions. He is still a professor at the University of Maryland in America.
Ling Hong Kun: The fist generation Engineer, China Hydraulic and Hydroelectric Power
Born in Qing Dao, he was the elder son of Ling Da Yang. He graduated from the Southwest United University, Civil Engineering faculty. He worked on the first huge Hydro-electric power station in China, the Feng Man station and on several other hydro-electric station projects including the San Men Xia station, the Qing Tong Xia Hydro station and the Ge Zhou Ba Hydro station. In 1978 he worked in a foreign aid project where he was in charge of Africa's biggest Hydro project, the Tunisia Maibeng Hydro Project.
Ling Zhi Ping - Philanthropist
Born in 1913 and grew up in Buji Xia Lilang village, in his early years he graduated from Guang Zhou, the capital city of Guangdong. He joined the Guo Min Dang government service and then in 1950 emigrated to the island of Jamaica. There he started a business which eventually grew to trade with Holland, Maryland in the USA and Canada. His many accomplishments made him a well-known successful Overseas Chinese person, yet despite living for many years overseas he never forgot his ancestors and his roots and throughout this time he maintained a love for his native country and he still missed his home town people. He maintained a strong interest in events in China and wanted to contribute to the development of his homeland, China, especially during the time when China was undergoing reforms and opening up to the outside world. When China began welcoming back nationals residing abroad, he decided to return to China and settle down once again in his home town, where he devoted himself to improving home town infrastructure construction especially in the areas of transportation and business education. He devoted himself to many Philanthropic projects, providing generous financial support and generously giving his time and personal effort. His kindness and generosity towards his clan gained him great respect, honor and popularity with his home town people and the Buji Government. He was tireless in traveling about inside and outside the country energetically publicizing the hometown’s new face and the country’s rapid and spectacular development. He did an exemplary job in explaining China's new policy towards the Oversea Chinese community, and encouraged many successful business people to invest in China so as to realize the country's goal of modernization. He died in 1994 at the age of 81 after failing to respond to medical treatment.
Ling Hong Kang - From Soldier to Captain (1928-2005).
Born in 1928 in Jamaica, the son of Ling He Yang. When his father died in a traffic accident in 1932 he left his mother and his sister returned to China where he was raised by his grandfather and his uncle in Lilang village. In1944 he joined the Army in Dong Jiang Group and in 1947 he was on active duty in the communist Party's front line in the battles of Lai Wu, Lu Nan, Yu Nan, Yu Dong, Ji Nan and Huai Hai campaigns. He was promoted through the various ranks of Class Monitor, Platoon Leader, Supervisor, Company Commander, Middle Captain, Group Leader, Vice Team Leader, DC of S, Chief of Staff Training Group, Head of Delegation, and Leader of Logistics Section of Army, South China Sea Fleet. He was awarded distinctions for bravery during the war, gaining Second-Class Merits on four occasions and Third-Class Merits on three occasions. In 1983 while in charge of the training group to help people in a disaster area, the whole group was awarded a collective Third-Class Merit, while he was individually awarded the Private Merit. He was awarded the Private Exploit Badge from the National Military Commission of the Communist Party Central Committee.
Ling Hui Yang - First Generation Expert of General Surgery (1906-1999).
Born in Qing Dao, he later grew up in Xinan town, Buji. In 1936 he received the Doctor of Medicine degree from Xiang Ya hospital. In 1947 he attended the Jinghai hospital New York in America as an advanced student. After 1949 he was appointed Director Vice-principal in the People’s Liberation in Army Sixth University and the Third University. He was the Vice-editor for the “Chinese Army Medical” and “The Third Army Medical Transaction” magazines. He was the editor of the “China Medical Encyclopedia, War injury General Surgery”. In 1956 he was promoted to the rank of Lieutenant Colonel by the Military Commission of the Communist Party Central Committee, he was a member of the Fifth Deputy to the People’s Congress in Sichuan province, and was the Sixth Member of the National Committee of CPPCC. He was promoted to the rank of Army Corps Commander before he retired. He died at the age of 93.
Ling Yuan Kang(also known as Victor Lyn) - The Hero of the War of Resistance against Japan (1915-1998).
Born in 1915 in Jamaica, he returned to Lilang Village as a young boy. When China’s War of Resistance against Japan started, he was selected for training as a fighter pilot and was sent to America for flight training. In 1942 he graduated as an airplane pilot from the United States Army Air Corps Training Center in Lukefield, Arizona. He returned to China and flew fighter plane missions against the Japanese invaders. His Chinese flying squadron was part of the famous “Flying Tigers” group that fought against the Japanese. Throughout the war against the Japanese he dedicated himself to the service of his Country and served distinction in the war. He was appointed to the rank of Captain and was flight leader on many missions. He piloted P51 Mustang fighter planes and saved of one of his comrades who was shot down on a mission, by landing and rescuing him under combat conditions. Because he was one of the first trained pilots in the Chinese Air Force he was assigned as a flight training instructor to train Chinese Air Cadets in India and Burma. When the war against the Japanese was over in 1945 and the civil war started between the Guo Min Dang and Communist Party, he could not bear to see “two brothers fighting in China”, and his patriotism to his country made him resign from the Air Force and return to Jamaica. He emigrated to Canada later and lived there until he died in 1998 at the age of 83.
Ling Wen Hui - Sacrificed himself to save others (1970-1987).
Ling Wen Hui was enrolled as a student at the Shenzhen Industry School. On 12 August 1987 two children fell into the water at Long Gang Heng Gang Si Lian village he jumped in and rescued them, but he lost his own life in saving others. He was only 17 years old at the time. On 29 January 1988, The Civil Administration Department of P. R. C awarded Ling Wen Hui the honor of “Revolutionary Martyr”. At the same time, the Communist Party Committee award him the honor of “Model Communist Youth”. As a student he studied hard and performed well at school. Ling Wen Hui’s life was tragically cut short, but his altruism and noble character will always remain alive in our memory.
Ling Dao Yang - The Pioneer of the Forestry Science Industry in China (1888-1993).
He received the Masters Degree at Yale University in 1914. He was the initiator of the “Arbor Day” in China, at the time when the country was known as the Republic of China. He established the “China Forest Industry Society” and helped Sun Yat Shan draw up the “Main Points of Building the Country”. During his working career, he served as a teacher at five universities in China. He held positions as a Counselor of the Governor of a Shan Dong Province, as a Director-General of the Chinese Forestry Council, and as Chief of the Central Industry Forestry Bureau. He was appointed Guang Dong Province's Minister of Agriculture and was the Director of Forest Design Group of the Yellow River Hydraulic Committee. He held the position of the Guang Zhou Branch Director of the United Nations. Before 1949 he moved to Hong Kong where he launched the Chung Chi College, and there still exists a gate named in his honor. He came back to visit his home town many times when he was getting old.
De Chao Zu (1765-1855).
Born in 1765, his Student name is Heng Fang, was also called Gui Fang. He was offered a post in the Emperor's Office in 1821, for which he used money to buy. He rose up through the ranks of the Office by way of being diligent and frugal and he was a darb person ,He made compensation products. He was the founding author and main editor for the book “Li Lang Ling Family Tree”, which is now over 174 years since its first edition. He died at the age of 90.
Geng Lun Gong (1818-1877)
Born on 1818 he earned the 9th Level Position (the final level position) in Emperor's Office. His student's name is Bing Kui. He continued De Chao Gong's compilation of the book of “Ling Family Tree”. He died at the age of 59 and is entombed in Ping Hu Mu Gu.
Ling xiaoying(凌筱瑛)(1900～1983) one of China's first generation of gynaecology and obstetrics experts
She was born in Dingcun Village,LaoXu town,Shenzhen City,Guangdong Province. She graduated from Beijing Xiehe Medical College at the 17th year of the Republic (1928),and started her career as a physician in its subsidiary hospital . Then she served as chief of the departments of gynaecology and obstetrics in Suzhou Boxi Hospital and then Hunan Ruanling Hongen Hospital ,and director of Hunan Provincial Maternity Hospital. At the 36th year of the Republic (1947),when she was serving as commissioner in Shanghai Health Bureau,she was invited to America for a half-year investigation of women and children health care.When she was back ,she was asked to establish Shanghai women-and-children health care hospital and Shanghai Obstetrics School and was then appointed manager of them.After the
establishment of PLC,she was named the first manager of Shanghai women-and-children health care hospital .
Ling xiaoying devoted all her life to the career of women-and-children health care. Right after the estabishment of municipal women-and-children health care hospital,she opened the medical center for women-and-children health care and sexually transmitted diseases,which hold meetings for pregnant women,momen and children regularly so as to teach them the knowledge of health care of women and child rearing.In early 1951,she opened the education committee in the hospital,which offered training for menmbers with a clear objective.It encouraged doctors to study advanced medical technology at home and abroad,and some advanced deliver technology—such as mental preventing painless labor and Chouviyuhnov breech delivery—and other protective regulations were adopted and promoted.in 1955,she was the pioneer to open contraception center ,she taught and promoted family planning herself .She was among the first to open Neonatal care section,which was provided with specialist,the first to start infants autopsy ,and the first to establish prematurely born infants care center in order to increase the survival ratio.She also organized professional people to study and invent feeding tube and trachea cannula for prematurely born infants .They improved the infant warm-keeping equipment and bettered the warm and feeding conditions for prematurely born infants,which made the premature infants care much more successful.
Ling xiaoying was one of the two most famous gynaecology and obstetrics specialists in China,the other was Lin Qiaozhi.