Compiled from the following sources:

Special biographic research
Wen Wei Publishing Company, Ltd. 2002-2006

Who's Who, Current Chinese Leaders
Wen Wei Publishing Company, Ltd. 2003-2005

Zhongguo Gongchandang Lijie Zhongyang Weiyuan Dacidian, 1921-2003
Beijing: Zhonggong dangshi chubanshe 2004

Revision History:

Biography Revised: 6/2/2003
Career Data Updated: 3/26/2006

PHOTO: Qian Zhengying
Qian Zhengying 钱正英
Vice-Chairman of the 9th CPPCC National Committee, Academician of Chinese Academy of Engineering
Born: 1923


Qian Zhengying, female, Han nationality, is a native of Jiaxing, Zhejiang Province. She was born in 1923 and studied at Datong University.

Qian spent her career in water conservancy engineering. She worked for both civilian and military agencies. In 1952, she became vice-minister of the Ministry of Water Conservancy and Power. She later became minister of the agency, a position which she held for almost 30 years.

Qian served as vice-chairman of the 7th, 8th and 9th CPPCC National Committees. She was also member of the 10th, 11th, 12th, 13th, and 14th CPC Central Committees.

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