9269c350Lee Quan Dy was born to Lee Hee Soon (father) and Wang Shee (mother) in 1866 at Portland, Oregon. He left for China on October 19, 1887 on the steamship Oceanic. He returned on the steamship City of Rio de Janeiro and arrived in San Francisco on April 20, 1890. The Collector of the Port of San Francisco refused permission for his landing. Lee Quan Dy, uncle, petitioned for a Writ of Habeas Corpus on April 24, 1890. A bond was posted. Ward McAllister, Jr., Special Referee and Examiner, recommended Discharge on May 2, 1890. Detainee was represented by Lyman Mowry. On May 2, 1890, an Order of Discharge allowed him to remain in the country. You can view copies of his records at http://www.frederickbee.com/9269.html

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