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Louise Leung Larson was born on 16 February, 1905 in Los Angeles, California, is a journalist. Discover Louise Leung Larson's Biography, Age, Height, Physical Stats, Dating/Affairs, Family and career updates. Learn How rich is She in this year and how She spends money? Also learn how She earned most of networth at the age of 83 years old?

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Age 83 years old
Zodiac Sign Aquarius
Born 16 February 1905
Birthday 16 February
Birthplace Los Angeles, California
Date of death (1988-10-01)
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Nationality California

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Her memoir, Sweet Bamboo, was first published by the Chinese Historical Society of Southern California in 1989.


Leung Larson died on October 1, 1988, following complications after she suffered a stroke.


Following her divorce, in 1958, Larson returned to journalism to support her family. She wrote about local politics in Topanga and Malibu for the Santa Monica Evening Outlook. After retiring in 1975, she continued to send in editorial comments to newspapers.


During the 1930s and 1940s, Larson worked for newspapers including the San Francisco News, the Chicago Daily Times, the Los Angeles Times Sunday Magazine, and the Los Angeles Daily News. She reported on high-profile cases such as the tax evasion trial of Al Capone in 1931, Albert Einstein's activism around peace and disarmament, and Madame Chang Kai-Shek's 1942 visit to America. She also reported on celebrities such as Anna May Wong, Aimee Semple McPherson, and Charlie Chaplin. She wrote about society murder trials and also worked on assignments relating to Chinese American life such as Kang Yu-Wei's visit to Los Angeles Chinatown and even Chinese extras in Hollywood films.


In 1929, she married Arnold Larson, who was also a journalist, and the couple lived in Chicago, before returning to California. They had three children: Stanley (born 1930), Jane (born 1945) and Daniel (born 1948). The couple divorced in 1950.


Leung attended Los Angeles High School, graduating in 1922, and enrolled at the University of Southern California where she graduated Phi Beta Kappa in 1926. The same year she was recruited as a reporter for the Los Angeles Record, where she became the first Asian-American person to work as a journalist for an American daily newspaper. Her first story was on Chinese customs, and as a result of its success she was hired by the paper to work on civil and criminal court reporting.


Louise Leung Larson (February 16, 1905 - October 1, 1988) was a Chinese American journalist, who was the first Asian American reporter to work on a mainstream daily newspaper, the Los Angeles Record.

Larson was born Mamie Louise Tom on February 16, 1905, to Tom Cherng How and Wong Bing Woo, who were originally from Guangdong province in China. Her parents married in 1895 and by 1902 the couple were settled in Los Angeles. Her father changed the family name from Tom to Leung. He was a self-taught herbalist and ran a successful business treating both Chinese and white American patients.