Chun Hee Kow was born to Chun Jow (father) and Haw Shee (mother) in 1873 at Portland. He left for China on September 20, 1880 on the steamship City of Tokyo. He returned on the steamship Gaelic and arrived in San Francisco on September 17, 1890. The Collector of the Port of San Francisco refused permission for his landing.Jung Ling petitioned for a Writ of Habeas Corpus on September 29, 1890. A bond was posted.S.C. Houghton, Special Referee and Examiner, recommended Discharge on September 24, 1891. He was represented by Alfred Ricketts. On September 24, 1891, an Order of Discharge allowed him to remain in the country. You can view copies of his records at http://www.frederickbee.com/10047.html.