Chinese – Western U.S. ǀ Chinese ǀ East Asian
Western Chinese Americans are people identifying or identified as Chinese sampled in the Western U.S. Gary Locke is the United State Ambassador to China. He was born in Seattle and is a third-generation American with paternal ancestry from Taishan, Guangdong, China.
The Chinese – Western U.S. population data represent DNA samples from 98 Chinese-American (http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Chinese_American) individuals in the western United States. Samples were provided by the California Department of Justice, the Orange County (Calif.) Sheriff-Coroner Crime Laboratory, and the Oregon State Police. For details about the Chinese in the Western U.S., see http://www.asian-nation.org/chinese.shtml, http://www.census.gov/apsd/wepeople/we-3.pdf, http://www.cetel.org/part2.html, http://memory.loc.gov/ammem/award99/cubhtml/cichome.html, and http://apa.si.edu/ongoldmountain.
Source publication: CODIS STR Loci Data from 41 Sample Populations, J Forensic Sci, 2001, 46(3), 453-489.