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dc.contributor.authorFong, Hiram L.-
dc.identifier.citation[item identification], [collection title], [collection number], The Richard Flores Taitano Micronesian Area Research Center, University of Guam. Mangilao, Guam.en_US
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dc.description.abstractHiram Leong Fong was born in the Kalihi District of Honolulu Hawaii on October 1, 1907 to Mr. and Mrs. Lum Fong from Kwangtung Province, China. Hiram married Ellyn Lo of Honolulu, a former school teacher. Hiram Fong was elected to the United States Senate July 28, 1959 and sworn into office August 24, 1959, the first American of Asian Ancestry to be elected to the United States Senate. The Senor Senator from Hawaii, he was reelected U.S. Senator on November 3, 1964 and on November 3, 1970.en_US
dc.description.sponsorshipProcessed by Antonio B. Perry. 2014en_US
dc.publisherRichard Flores Taitano Micronesian Area Research Center, Manuscripts Collection.en_US
dc.relation.ispartofseriesMSS 670;-
dc.subjectHiram L. Fongen_US
dc.titleHiram L. Fong Papersen_US
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