Mr. Lee devoted himself to welfare work and served as a board director of the Chinese Consolidated Benevolent Association of Victoria for 9 one-year terms.
He was one of the founders of Lok Kwun Free School (1899-1909) and served as it board chairman until the school was replaced by the Chinese Imperial School (1909-1911). He also helped establish the new school and was it honorary principal for 11 years. The school was renamed Victoria Chinese Public School in 1912.
Lee Mong Kow was highly respected for his untiring efforts and contributions to the promotion of Chinese Education.
Jointly erected by:City of VictoriaChinese Consolidated Benevolent AssociationVictoria Chinese Public SchoolDescendents of Lee Mong KowLee Benevolent Association (Victoria)Jack Wai Yen Lee, CMUnveiled by His Worship Mayor Alan Lowe, February 13, 2005
|Placed By||Chinese Consolidated Benevolent Association|
|Marker Condition||No reports yet|
|Date Added||Monday, September 15th, 2014 at 11:37am PDT -07:00|
|UTM (WGS84 Datum)||10U E 472675 N 5364088|
|Decimal Degrees||48.42935000, -123.36938333|
|Degrees and Decimal Minutes||N 48° 25.761', W 123° 22.163'|
|Degrees, Minutes and Seconds||48° 25' 45.66" N, 123° 22' 9.78" W|
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|Area Code(s)||440, 216|
|Closest Postal Address||At or near 516-540 Fisgard St, Victoria BC V8W 1R4, CA|
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