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Xia Fang Xiu  夏芳秀師傅 

 (1916-1970)

Xia Fang Xiu  夏芳秀師傅 

Xia Fang Xiu 夏芳秀師傅 was a personal student of Tie Guanyin 鐵觀音, Chief instructor at the Honan Shaolin Association in Shanghai. She was the daughter and only child of Xia Bing Zhang, 夏炳 章, the Fifth instructor at the Honan Shaolin Association. The Xia family was the principal patron of the Shanghai Honan Shaolin Association. 

She moved to New York c. 1968 and was instrumental in establishing the Honan Shaolin Association there in 1970. Tragically, however, she died shortly later that year.