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People/Characters: Mr. Wong

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Works (3)

Maids of Misfortune: A Victorian San Francisco Mystery by M. Louisa Locke
Mr. Wong Rights a Wrong by M. Louisa Locke
Victorian San Francisco Stories by M. Louisa Locke

Character description

1) In M. Louisa Lockes' Victorian San Francisco Mysteries, Mr. Wong is an immigrant Chinese who worked as a cook for the Voss family. His father was a Hakka and his mother a Punti. He was adopted by his mother's family, the Wongs, after being orphaned. Arriving relatively early in America, at Mr. Voss' urging, Wong was able to become a citizen before that was outlawed for non-native born Chinese. He is consequently able to own property, and has purchase his own home and has a housekeeper, while waiting to retire from the Vosses.
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