Henry Chang, Jr. (b.1934) served as at-large councilmember from 1994-2008.
Chang was born in China in 1934. He came to the U.S. in 1952 to attend U.C. Berkeley. 2
Architect, port commissioner, and councilmember, unfortunately best remembered by some for a failed plan to bring pandas to the Oakland Zoo.
Chang was appointed to replace Frank Ogawa when Ogawa died. 1 He also sponsored legislation to ban "junk" guns and other firearms.
As an architect, Chang designed a number of local buildings, including the former Silver Dragon Restaurant.
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OTHER POSITIONS IN CITY GOVERNMENT
Links and References
- Low-key Oakland councilman retires Oakland Tribune January 2, 2009
- Personal Roots by Henry Chang on YouTube