Zhang Lichang, male, 62, Han nationality, is a native of Nanpi, Hebei Province. He was born in July 1939, joined the CPC in February 1966 and entered the workforce in May 1958. Zhang graduated as a part-time student with a junior college degree from Beijing Economic Correspondence University, where he majored in economic management.
Zhang taught and worked in heavy industry in Tianjin in the 1960s and 1970s. He was a senior official Tianjin's metallurgical sector and in the mid 1980s, became vice mayor of Tianjin. In the early 1990s, he became mayor of Tianjin and later secretary of the CPC Tianjin Municipal Committee.
Zhang was an alternate member of the 12th and 13th CPC Central Committees and a member of the 14th and 15th CPC Central Committees. Zhang is a member of the Politburo of the 16th CPC Central Committee.
Zhang died of illness in 2008.