Mr. Lin Hsi Hong was born in Miaoli, Taiwan, in February 7th, 1929, son of professor Mr. Lin Yun Lin and Mrs. Lin Chiu Pin Mei. He had 8 brothers and sisters. He was formed as civil engineer, at the most prestigious school of engineer in Taiwan, at Tainan University. In his brilliant career, he is specialized in the project and execution of roads and highways across Taiwan and also in Brazil.
He was the first pioneer in the project and execution of The Central Cross-Island Highway (中部橫貫公路) or Provincial Highway No.8, that is the one of three highway systems that connect the west coast with the east of Taiwan. The construction of the Central Cross-Island Highway began on July 7, 1956 and was first opened to traffic on May 9, 1960. Mr. Lin dedicated his early career life in this marvelous project. In 1972, all family immigrated to Sao Paulo Brazil, and Mr. Lin continued his career as sponsor of projects of one of the latest highway performed in Sao Paulo, Rodovia dos Bandeirantes, in the State of Sao Paulo.
Mr. Lin married to Mrs. Lucia Lin Wu Lu Sun, in 1957. His honey moon and also the birth of his first daughter, Mrs. Silvia Lin Mei Tchun, occurred during this project. Coincidently, she also became civil engineer and lately, Chinese writer and Chinese & Portuguese teacher. As Mrs. Lucia Lin’s father, a very respectful family physician, Mr. Lin also had two children as physicians, Drs. Eduardo Lin I Ting, MD and Lin Tchia Yeng, MD, MsC & PhD, both specialized in Pain Management and Rehabilitation Medicine. He had 2 sons-in-law, Mr. Joao Terng Yun Chi, mechanics engineer & holistic counselor, and also Prof. Dr. Manoel Jacobsen Teixeira, MD, MsC, PhD, prestigious Chairman of Neurosurgery from Hospital das Clinicas of Universidade de Sao Paulo, also an Honorary Member of International Association for the Study of Pain. His daughter-in-law, Minh Dang, MD, worked as dermatologist. Mr. Lin had three granddaughters, Vivian Terng, lawyer, Daniela Terng marketing and Emily Lin, high school student and also a golf player.
Mr. Lin enjoyed sports since younger ages and he had practiced marathons, swimming, tennis and also golf. Mr. Lin also enjoyed listen to music, readings and photographs.
Since 1999, Mr. Lin and Mrs. Lucia Lin retired and moved to California, USA, and then became American citizen. The all family enjoyed their lives, travelling around the world, and visited several US states and other countries as Australia, New Zealand, Canada, Brazil, Europe and Taiwan. Mr. Lin died in October 13th, 2014.