Syonan Shimbun, 8 June 1943, Page 2
The Straits Times, 2 February 1950, Page 7
Sons : Oh Hoon Boh
Dr William Oh (born circa 1915)
Sons in law : P. C Kwan
TEO Boon Kai
NG Peng Lim
Mrs Oh Sian Guan nee Madam Yap Suan Neo
南洋商报, 3 February 1950, Page 6
His chinese name as reflected in the Singapore Chinese Historical Personalities is 胡先愿 Oh Sian Guan, Oh Sian Guan was the name mentioned in the ST archives of being one of the directors of Overseas Chinese Bank.
In the Chinese monograph, he came to Singapore in 1907 and partnered withTan Sian Keong to set up Chop Chin Kiat at 52 Telok Ayer St, importing catechu, coffee, pepper, birdnest from Batavia and Sarawak and also real estate. After Sian Keong joined the banksector, he managed the company alone, and sent two of his sons to Batavia to supervise the business, In 1919 Sep, with the commendation of Tan Ean Kiam, he became a director of Overseas Chinese Bank. When OCBC was formed in 1932 Dec by the merger of 3 banks, he continued to be its director until
1942 war occupation by Japanese. Sometime in 1929, he together with Tan Ean Kiam and Tan Kim Tian set up Singapore Tong An Asociation which was finally established in 1931 May 31 He was also once the chairman of Goh Loo Club.
His eldest son Oh Hoon Kway 胡訓魁 was a poet who wrote many poems. Here is one addressed to LEE Choon Seng written in 1925. He also have another Chinese name - 胡偉吾
南洋商报, 17 October 1925, Page 18
Unfortunately Oh Hoon Kway died in 1931 at the age of 35 and was buried in Bukit Brown in Blk 3 A, plot no 394