Chin, Arthur

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Chin, Arthur Gender: M
Arthur Tien Chin
born on 22 October 1913 at 07:45 (= 07:45 AM )
Place Portland, Oregon, 45n31, 122w41
Timezone PST h8w (is standard time)
Data source
BC/BR in hand
Rodden Rating AA
Collector: Scholfield
Astrology data s_su.18.gif s_libcol.18.gif 28°38' s_mo.18.gif s_cancol.18.gif 24°54 Asc.s_scocol.18.gif 10°36'

Arthur Chin


American pilot who participated in the Second Sino-Japanese War. Chin was compelled to defend his father's homeland when Japan invaded China. He was part of the first group of U.S. volunteer combat aviators. Chin is recognized as the United States' first flying ace in World War II.

Arthur Chin was also a pilot for China National Aviation Corporation and later worked in the postal service. He married three times. Chin died on 3 September 1997 at age 83.

Link to Wikipedia biography


Source Notes

Birth certificate in hand from Sy Scholfield, copy on file ("Arthur Suey Tin Chin"). Wikipedia has "October 23" in error.


  • Family : Relationship : Number of Marriages (Three)
  • Personal : Death : Long life more than 80 yrs (Age 83)
  • Vocation : Military : Combat (Aerial)
  • Vocation : Military : Honors (Distinguished Flying Cross, Air Medal)
  • Vocation : Military : Military service (2nd Sino-Japanese War/ WWII)
  • Vocation : Politics : Postal service
  • Vocation : Travel : Pilot/ commercial
  • Vocation : Travel : Pilot/ military
  • Notable : Awards : Hall of Fame
  • Notable : Famous : First in Field
  • Notable : Famous : Top 5% of Profession (WWII flying ace)