9565b350Soo Yow was born to Soo Mung (father) and Chin Shee (mother) in 1867 at Portland, Oregon. He left for China on March 22, 1879 on the steamship Oceanic. He returned on the steamship Gaelic and arrived in San Francisco on July 9, 1890. The Collector of the Port of San Francisco refused permission for his landing.Leong Gut petitioned for a Writ of Habeas Corpus on July 17, 1890. A bond was posted.Ward McAllister, Jr., Special Referee and Examiner, recommended Discharge on January 20, 1891. He was represented by F.E, Stranahan. On January 20, 1891, an Order of Discharge allowed him to remain in the country. You can view copies of his records at http://www.frederickbee.com/9565.html

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