Oral History Center - UC Berkeley Library

Theodore B. Lee: From Chinatown to Harvard: A Lifetime of Entrepreneurship and Philanthropy

Interviewee(s):
Lee, Theodore B.
Interviewer(s):
Castle, Elizabeth
Title:
Theodore B. Lee: From Chinatown to Harvard: A Lifetime of Entrepreneurship and Philanthropy
Abstract:
Theodore B. Lee rose from a young man with ambitions in Stockton, California to Harvard University, the son of Chinese immigrants and the first to achieve higher education. An extraordinarily driven student, he earned his bachelor’s degree from Harvard and a degree in law and Commerce, Industry, and Labor from the University of California, Berkeley. Lee went on to a successful career as a lawyer, Commerce, Industry, and Laborman, and developer in California and Las Vegas, Nevada.
Subject area(s):
Commerce, Industry, and Labor
Community and Identity
Interview date(s):
2005
Project:
Commerce, Industry, and Labor - Individual Interviews
Oskicat record:
b10461932
Rights:
Lee, Theodore B. "Theodore B. Lee: From Chinatown to Harvard: A Lifetime of Entrepreneurship and Philanthropy." Interview by Elizabeth Castle in 2005. Oral History Center, The Bancroft Library, University of California, Berkeley, 2007.