王建虎Ong Kean Hor (1918 – 1967) – 4th Son

王建虎 Ong Kean Hor (1918 – 1967)

4th Son

 

Also known as 亚壳, 建虎 Kean Hor is the son of 王叔金 Ong Seok Kim and 邱素枝 Khoo Saw Kee. He was born in Sitiawan, Dindings District (now Manjung District), Perak State. He studied in Chung Cheng Primary School and Nan Hwa High School in Sitiawan. 建虎 Kean Hor also had English education up to Grade 8. Following secondary schooling, he studied at an electronic institute in Penang.

 

建虎 Kean Hor went to Singapore in the early 1940s to work for the then Singapore Broadcasting Corporation. His employer sent him to England in 1955 to further his engineering studies. On his return, he rose to the rank of chief engineer. 建虎 Kean Hor contracted cancer and passed away in 1967 at the age of 49.


In 1945, 建虎 Kean Hor married Lim Seok Cheng. They have 5 children – Geok Kooi (Katherine), Chong Guan (Gavin), Geok May, Chong Jin (Gerald) and Geok Sim. Geok Kooi, Chong Guan and Chong Jin are married with children. They reside and work in Singapore. Geok Kooi is a retired teacher, Chong Guan runs a private practise in alternative and complementary medicine and Chong Jin works for a private company.


Seok Cheng is in her 80s. She lives in Singapore, with Geok May and Geok Sim.


There are 19 members in the 建虎 Kean Hor family. Their relationship to 王叔金 Ong Seok Kim is as follows:


Daughter-in-law: Lim Seok Cheng

 

Grandchildren (31st Generation): Ong Geok Kooi (Katherine), Ong Chong Guan (Gavin), Ong Geok May, Ong Chong Jin (Gerald), Ong Geok Sim

 

Grandson/Granddtr-in-law: Tan Keng Lum (Phillip), Ching Kwee Huay (Amelia), Carolyn Ann Phillips

 

Great Grandchildren (32nd Generation): Tan Tye-Renn (Daren), Tan Shueh Luen (Sheren); Ong Hsien Yew (Samuel), Ong Jie Min (Jesslyn); Ong Chee Yean (Jason), Ong Mei Zhi (Kirsten), Ong Chee Yang (Raphael)


Great Grandson/Great Granddtr-in-law: Chong Ai Lin (Joanne)

 

Great Great Grandchildren (33rd Generation): Tan Xue-Lin (Julianne)

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