The Wong family has returned to their village and visited the Great Wall in China several times as successive generations were born in the US. On one visit they “felt the emotional impact of the return, and expressed gratitude their forefathers had the courage to leave their homeland in search of a better life and future for their families”.
After graduating from Alameda High School in June 1949, Calvin attended University of California at Berkeley in 1949. While at University, he was drafted to serve in the Korean War in January 1951. After serving, he returned to school to complete a degree in electrical engineering and went on to work in the high tech industry in Silicon Valley.