Notable contributions to Singapore:
|Chinese community leader, philanthropist and founding member of OCBC and Tong An Association.
He and his son Tan Tock San was also on board management of Chinese Chamber of Commerce and other organisations. Tock San was also founding chairman of Tan Kah Kee foundation.
Ean Kiam Place in Katong and Tan Ean Kiam Building in Raffles Place is named after him.