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On Sep. 16, 1950, Liu Guojun, together with his wife Chu Sue, departed from Hong Kong. On Sep. 20, they arrived in Shanghai. On Sep. 30, they reached Changzhou.

 

In 1951, on the recommendation of Huang Yanpei, Liu Guojun joined China Democratic National Construction Association.

 

In 1952, Liu Guojun donated the textile machines stored in Shanghai to Nanjing Municipal Government and advised producing corduroy.

 

In 1953, Liu Guojun was appointed as executive committee member of ACFIC and representative of the first Jiangsu Provincial People’s Congress.

 

On June.1, 1954, Dacheng took a lead in joint state-private operation in Jiangsu Province. On Aug. 12, at the request of Liu Guojun, Liu Hanliang, Liu Guojun’s youngest son, returned home from Brazil.

 

In 1955, Liu Guojun was appointed as the first Central Committee member of China Democratic National Construction Association. His article Views on Exploitation was published in Business Circles, which showed his determination and sincerity in socialism.

 

In 1956, in the symposium of United Front Work Department, Liu Guojun criticized the low efficiency in joint state-private operations, and suggested developing the production of corduroy in Changzhou. In August, Liu Guojun was appointed as vice governor of Jiangsu Province.

 

In 1958, Liu Guojun announced giving up fixed interest. This year, his eldest son, Liu Hankun, died of heart disease.

 

In 1959, Liu Guojun donated 395 calligraphy and painting which he treasured to Changzhou Museum. This year, he was appointed as chairman of Federation of Industry & Commerce of Jiangsu Province and chairman of Jiangsu working committee of Democratic National Construction Association.

 

In 1960, Liu Guojun was appointed as vice chairman of the third committee of ACFIC and the standing committee member of the second committee of Democratic National Construction Association.

 

In 1962, Liu Guojun went to Hong Kong to visit his family and friends. He brought fertilizer which valued about HK$1200,000 to support the production of agriculture. This year, he also donated a sum of money for the rebuilt of Yue Wang Temple.

 

In 1963, Liu Guojun paid a home visit to Hong Kong again, and he tried to propagandize the corduroy products in Changzhou.

 

In 1964, Liu Guojun was appointed again as vice governor of Jiangsu Province.

 

In 1966, Liu Guojun’s house was raided by Red Guards. He went to Guangzhou to see Liu Handong , tried to get 300,000 foreign exchange from his children and deposited it into Jiangsu Overseas Investment Corp.

 

In 1967, because of social disruption and prevailing fighting, Liu Guojun had to stay at home.

 

In 1969, Liu Guojun and his family were sent to Jurong because of the order of Lin Biao.

 

In 1970, Liu Guojun came back to Nanjing from Jurong. He wrote giant antithetical couplet addressing his lasting love for the Chinese Communist Party and hung it on the living room. This year, he was appointed as representative of the fourth National People’s Congress.

 

In 1972, Liu Guojun attended the courses of provincial committee of the CPPCC twice a week. He paid HK$600,000 for a thermostatic jig boring machine and gave it to Wujin Agricultural Machinery Plant. To support the agricultural production, he donated the exchanged 10 tractors to his hometown

 

In 1975, Liu Guojun attended the first session of the fourth NPC. He donated 96 pieces of mahogany furniture and some calligraphy and painting to Changzhou Museum and Nanjing Museum respectively.

 

In 1977, Liu Guojun was appointed as the standing committee member of the Fifth Jiangsu Provincial People’s Congress, vice chairman of the fourth Jiangsu Provincial Committee of the CPPCC, representative of the fifth National People’s Congress, and member of the fifth CPPCC.

 

On the morning of Mar. 8, 1978, Liu Guojun passed away at 6 a.m.in Jiangsu Provincial Workers’ Hospital at the age of 91.
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