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Lee Chee – Pay Streak Strong Man

August 21, 2009
Lee Chee, Tin Yung Qui Troupe

Lee Chee, Tin Yung Qui Troupe

“Celestial Strong Man Attracts Attention”
Lee Chee (Suey Jen) worked in a joss house and received $60 a month. He also worked heavy iron spears and weights in Tin Yung Qui Troupe. He had amazing endurance which enabled him to perform eight to twelve times daily.

Source: Seattle Times, Oct 3, 1909, p12