Dong Yinchu, male, Han nationality, is a native of Hefei City, Anhui Province. He was born in 1915.
Dong spent his childhood in Suzhou City, Jiangsu Province.
After his graduation from Jiaotong University in Shanghai, he worked as an editor for newspapers in Shanghai and Hong Kong. In 1939, he went to Indonesia, started the Tian Sheng Daily and worked as manager and editor-in-chief. In 1947, he returned to Shanghai as manager of the Shanghai Subsidiary of the Indonesia-Based Jianyuan Co.
After the founding of New China in 1949, he served as deputy general manager of the Shanghai Foreign Trade State-Private Joint Corporation and vice president of the Shanghai Federation of Returned Overseas Chinese. He was persecuted during the "cultural revolution" and did not resume work until the downfall in 1976 of the "Gang of Four".
Dong Yinchu was chairman of the 9th and 10th Central Committees, and was elected honorary chairman of the 11th Central Committee of the China Zhi Gong Party in 1997. He was also member of the CPPCC 5th and 6th National Committees, vice chairman of the 8th CPPCC National Committee, and member of the 7th NPC Standing Committee.
He died in 2009.