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Partner in the Chinese Revolutionary Cause
Saturday, July 6, 2013
       When Dr. Sun Yat-sen made the appeal to the American people, "Hope we may find many Lafayettes among you." Sun would not have been only thinking about Homer Lea and his associates, but a
Captain O’Banion, the Chinese and American Hero.
Wednesday, June 5, 2013
      It is hard to imagine that a foreigner, an American soldier and police officer, would sacrifice himself and suffer eighteen months in jail for the secrecy of the Chinese Revolution. His family
Homer Lea’s Extraordinary Contribution
Tuesday, December 18, 2012
       " Are you sure that Homer Lea is not a solider of fortune? The Chinese will not honor or celebrate a fortune seeker! " I was asked this question many times by the Chinese and, to this extent,
A Los Angeles Jeremiah, Homer Lea
Wednesday, January 11, 2012
         It was no longer an adventure for Homer Lea, when he decided to save China and protect the Chinese from discrimination! It was a life-long commitment! In China, there is a saying, "You can
Homer Lea, Sun Yat-sen, and the Xinhai Revolution
Saturday, December 10, 2011
          "The Xinhai Revolution had nothing to do with Sun Yat-sen who was overseas when it happened. It was a rebellion by Qing soldiers stationed in Wuchang. Sun Yat-sen neither planned,
Sun and Lea’s 1911 Chinese Revolution
Sunday, July 31, 2011
             It was an extraordinary moment to see two of Lea's family descendants shake the hands of Dr. Sun Yat-sen's great grandson and his wife at the Chinese banquet to celebrate the 100th
100th Anniversary of the Chinese Revolution
Sunday, May 8, 2011
         This blog is to commemorate the 100th anniversary of the 1911 Chinese Revolution. I hope people in Los Angeles realize how Homer Lea was connected to many early well-known Los Angeles
Clare Boothe Luce
Tuesday, April 12, 2011
         Clare Boothe Luce is perhaps the first writer to pen a rather comprehensive biography of Homer Lea. Although she could not avoid falling prey to some misinterpreted accounts, as we see it
Homer Lea’s Biological Mother
Saturday, March 12, 2011
       A writer informed me that I had made an error in the birthdates of Hersa's children. He said: "Homer Lea had two younger sisters, not older sisters!"  I had wanted to look up more information
Homer Lea’s Popularity and Fame
Monday, August 30, 2010
    “ Roger, how did you get involved with Homer Lea?” “When did you start writing about Lea’s legacy?” I have been asked many questions like these by my readers. It is beyond my  imaginings to
    Lea prefers his signature in Chinese as “ General Lea “. Here is an autograph written in ink pen (not brush) on his book The Vermilion Pencil to his friend Mrs. Rose Shelton. Some of Lea’s club membership cards were imprinted his name as General Homer Lea instead of Homer Lea. His signature was signed as Homer Lea. Below is my blog with my signature.