|Khoo Kim Lian, MBE, JP|
Khoo Kim Lian was an English educated Straits Chinese. He was born on 11 July 1892 in Malacca. He joined the Malacca Volunteer Corps under the Chinese Company, and was promoted to the rank of Lieutenant. Khoo Kim Lian was a manager at the Lee Kong Liat & Sons, at Muar (1910 – 1912), he later became the manager for Tambalak Estate (1915 – 1950) and retired in 1952. He co-founded the Malacca Chinese Literary Association (1912) and the Malacca Volunteer Rifles (1915). He was also a member of the Eng Choon Association of Malacca. In 1951, he was made a Member of the Order of the British Empire (MBE), for public services in the Federation of Malaya. He married Cheong Kon Neo. Khoo Kim Lian died in 1962.
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