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Towkay Lau Ek Ching

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Subject :Towkay Lau Ek Ching
Published By : None 
Location : Ipoh
Estimated Year : 1922
Media Type : Photograph
Source : Y T Lee FMS Bar and Restaurant, Ipoh
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Lau Ek Ching was one of the Chinese elite in Ipoh during the pre war era. He was a landed proprietor, miner and owner of the Ruby Theatre building, custom-built by him to be leased to the very experienced cinema manager, Ong Ee Lim. He also built a street of Town Houses in Ipoh New Town which is named after him. English educated and a Christian he was buried in the Methodist cemetery in Lahat Road.

To read a more detailed account of Lau Ek Ching, click here.

To read more about the Ruby Theatre, click here.

Filename : 20080604-003