Show Summary Details

Page of

Printed from American National Biography. Under the terms of the licence agreement, an individual user may print out a single article for personal use (for details see Privacy Policy and Legal Notice).

date: 19 October 2019

Lee, Rose Humlocked

(20 August 1904–25 March 1964)
  • John S. Baick


Lee, Rose Hum (20 August 1904–25 March 1964), sociologist, was born in Butte, Montana, the daughter of Hum Wah-Lung, a Chinese immigrant laborer, and Lin Fong. Her father died while Rose was still young. Her mother encouraged Rose and her six siblings to pursue their educations. This early encouragement was an unusual and formative influence in Lee’s life, for the idea of a daughter pursuing an American education violated the norms of the small, tightly knit Chinese community in which she was raised....

You do not currently have access to this article


Please login to access the full content.


Access to the full content requires a subscription