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Koo Hsien-jung

辜顯榮Koo Hsien-jung (February 2, 1866 – December 9, 1937) was a Taiwanese businessman and politician. He founded the Koos Group of companies, one of the largest business groups in Taiwan.

In January 1925, Chen Pei-ken and Huang Tsan-chun ,citizens of Taipei , approached Koo Hsien-jung regarding reconstruction of the temple. Mr. Koo approved the project. A planning commission was established with Mr. Koo as the head. Also, Mr. Koo donated a plot of ground of more than 1 ,000 ping (some 6,000 square feet).