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About Charles H. Kim

Who was Charles H. Kim?

Charles H. Kim left an indelible mark on Korean American history as an educator, political leader, businessman, activist and philanthropist. Yet he is still unknown among many, both inside and outside the Korean American community – despite the fact that the first public school in the U.S. to be named after an Asian American was, in fact, named after him.


We invite you to read about his life at the following website:

Charles H. Kim

Charles Ho Kim after arrival in the U.S. (1914)