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  • From 1937-1938, the Gunthers traveled in the Middle East and Asia, meeting Chaim Weizmann, Mahatma Gandhi, Jawarharlal Nehru, the Chiang Kai-sheks, and T.V. Soong; this trip resulted in the continuing friendship between Frances and Jawarharlal Nehru.

    Personal Information for Frances Fineman Gunther

  • Wallace met with Ambassador Gauss, who gave him a rundown on the family: Gauss says T.V. Soong is O.K.… says Madame Kung and Madame Chiang through stooges used the U.S. advance of $100,000,000† as a medium of speculation.

    The Last Empress

  • His oldest son, T.V. Soong, would become a prominent businessman and Nationalist politician, serving as finance minister, foreign minister, governor of the Central Bank of China and twice as Chinese premier.

    Local News from Wilmington Star News

  • By this time the cut-out was Adnan Khashoggi, who for a while (like T.V. Soong and Phao Sriyanon before him) was known as "the richest man in the world."

    Dandelion Salad

  • Corcoran in the 1940s had managed the accounts and political business of Chiang Kai-shek's brother-in-law, T.V. Soong, who by diverting millions in Chinese gold to his California accounts had become one of the richest men in the world.

    Dandelion Salad

  • Willauer, Whiting: Lawyer who worked for T.V. Soong at China Defense Supplies and helped Claire Chennault start Civil Air Transport.

    The Last Empress

  • HA: T. V. Soong papers, Box 63, Folder 33, T.V. Soong to Madame Chiang Kai-shek, April 27, 1963.

    The Last Empress

  • 385 “If China… cut”: HA: T. V. Soong papers, Box 61, Folder 1, T.V. Soong ?

    The Last Empress

  • … T.V. Soong wanted to give the impression that he was not only Chiang’s brother-in-law, but his confidential man in the United States, and anything important should go through him.

    The Last Empress

  • Among the group that headed for Wuhan with Borodin were Chiang’s future brother-in-law T.V. Soong; his future sister-in-law Sun Ching-ling; her stepson Sun Fo, called by Han Suyin “a morose nonentity”; and Eugene Chen, the KMT’s foreign minister.

    The Last Empress


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