Norman Hsu Enrolls at the University of California, Berkeley

Norman Yung Yuen Hsu was born in October 1951 in Hong Kong, he has told acquaintances.

A former college friend and business associate, Pedro Woo, says Mr. Hsu's ethnic roots are in Shanghai. He moved to California and received a Social Security card there in 1969, when he enrolled at University of California, Berkeley, as a computer-science major. He married shortly after graduating, in May 1974, at age 22, according to a marital certificate.