Originated from China, Shun De, Gui Zhou. Born 1875 and died 1944 at the age of 69 years.
He moved to Malaya at the age of 5 years. Later he went back to China to continue his early education until the age of 17 years. He travelled once again to Malaya and took over his father’s tin mine business.
Some years later, he and Loke Chow Kit teamed up and started a silver mining company called Man Fatt. The company owned tens of acres of mining land and employed 3000 plus workers. Production was bountiful . Ten years (10) later he set up another tin mining company called Zhan Li.