Tan Cheng Lock
Tun Dato Sri Sir Cheng-lock Tan, DPMJ, KBE (Chinese: 陈祯禄; pinyin: Chén Zhēnlù; Pe̍h-ōe-jī: Tân Ching-lo̍k) was a Malaysian Chinese businessman and a key public figure who devoted his life to fighting for the rights and the social welfare of the Chinese community in Malaya. Tan was also the founder of the Malaysian Chinese Association (MCA), which advocated his cause for the Malaysian Chinese population.
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... million donation was made to the National University of Singapore (NUS) by Ms Agnes Tan, the last surviving daughter of the founder of the Malaysian Chinese Association (MCA), the late Tun Tan Cheng Lock ... to the University, for acquisition of two other shophouses along Jalan Tun Tan Cheng Lock in Malacca ... for the donation, the University named the Singapore house as the Tan Cheng Lock Baba House ...
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