Born in Taichung. Yeh was graduated from the Taipei Second Normal College. He ever served as schoolteacher and principal at primary schools, consultant at Nan Ya Plastics Corp and director at Mingchi Institute of Technology. Since 1927, his paintings were frequently selected in the Taiwan Exhibition and Taiwan Governor-General Exhibition. In 1959, he held a post at Provincial Fine Arts Exhibition (since the 14th to 27th session). In 1965, Yeh occupied as a trustee of Mingchi Institute of Technology. He was one of the adjudicator members from Taiyang Fine Art Association, Chinese Artists Association and ROC Oil Painting Association. Yeh passed away at age of 85 in 1993.