王建龙 Ong Kean Leong (1917 – 2001)
Also known as 亚米, 建龙 Kean Leong is the son of 王叔金 Ong Seok Kim and 邱素枝 Khoo Saw Kee. 建龙 Kean Leong was born in Penang. Adopted by the family, 建龙 Kean Leong studied in Chung Cheng Primary School, Sitiawan. He also received English education, completing Form 3. Thus, 建龙 Kean Leong has a good working knowledge of both Chinese and English.
In his early years, 建龙 Kean Leong worked in a grocery shop, and then as a chauffeur. The last 4 decades or so of his career was spent working as a clerk in a Chinese trading business in Sitiawan. Being the eldest son in Malaysia, 建龙 Kean Leong managed the day-to-day affairs of the family after the passing of 王叔金 Ong Seok Kim in 1964.
建龙 Kean Leong married Khoo Ching Keow on the first day of Chinese New Year in 1937, the same day his sister 清碧 Cheng Peik (5th daughter) wedded Tan Ghee Toon. 建龙 Kean Leong and Ching Keow have four (4) children – Yit Chye, Aik Seng, Aik Wah and Geok Haw. Geok Haw was adopted from 建龙 Kean Leong’s sister, 感香 Kam Heong (11th daughter). Yit Chye is a retired teacher, residing in Singapore. Aik Seng is a retired technician, residing in Subang Jaya, Selangor State. Geok Haw lives in Kuala Lumpur. Ching Keow and Aik Wah live in Sitiawan.
建龙 Kean Leong passed away in 2001 at the age of 84 after a short illness. Ching Keow is in her 90s.
There are 21 members in the 建龙 Kean Leong family. Their relationship to 王叔金Ong Seok Kim is as follows:
Daughter-in-law: Khoo Ching Keow
Grandchildren (31st Generation): Ong Yit Chye, Ong Aik Seng, Ong Aik Wah, Ong Geok Haw
Grandson/Granddtr-in-law: Lee Guek Noi, Soong Ah Mooi, How Chik Loh
Great Grandchildren (32nd Generation): Ong Leong Hee (Danny), Ong Wei Ling; Ong Leong Kee (Benjamin), Ong Suet Ling (Sharon); How Tuck Ming (Nelson), How Tuck Wooi (Ivan), How Jia Xin (Jasmine), How Tze Zhin (Agnes), How Pei Wen (Joey), How Kai Xun (Adrian)
Great Grandson/Great Granddtr-in-law: Tan Hui Min
Great Great Grandchildren (33rd Generation): Ong Tze Hong