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Lawyer Politicians in Hawaii

  Kazuhisa Abe (1914-1996) — of Hilo, Island of Hawaii, Hawaii County, Hawaii; Kaneohe, Island of Oahu, Honolulu County, Hawaii. Born in Pepeekeo, Island of Hawaii, Hawaii County, Hawaii, January 18, 1914. Democrat. Lawyer; district judge in Hawaii, 1940-44; member of Hawaii territorial senate, 1952-59; member of Hawaii state senate, 1960-66; justice of Hawaii state supreme court, 1967-74; appointed 1967. Buddhist. Japanese ancestry. Suffered a fall in his home, caused by a stroke, and died soon after, in Hilo Medical Center, Hilo, Island of Hawaii, Hawaii County, Hawaii, May 18, 1996 (age 82 years, 121 days). Burial location unknown.
  Relatives: Son of Manshiro Abe and Matsuyo (Fujiwara) Abe; married, December 9, 1939, to Haruko Murakami.
  William Charles Achi, Jr. (1889-1947) — also known as William C. Achi, Jr. — of Lihue, Island of Kauai, Kauai County, Hawaii. Born in Honolulu, Island of Oahu, Honolulu County, Hawaii, July 1, 1889. Lawyer; circuit judge in Hawaii, 1919-24; alternate delegate to Republican National Convention from Hawaii Territory, 1924; delegate to Democratic National Convention from Hawaii Territory, 1936, 1940 (alternate). Member, American Bar Association; American Society for International Law; Freemasons; Shriners; Grotto; Knights of Pythias. Died in Honolulu, Island of Oahu, Honolulu County, Hawaii, June 17, 1947 (age 57 years, 351 days). Interment at Oahu Cemetery, Honolulu, Island of Oahu, Hawaii.
  Relatives: Son of William Charles Achi and Maria (Alapai) Achi; married, June 7, 1910, to Rebecca Kaulani (Kruce) Robinson (1889-1949).
  See also Find-A-Grave memorial
  Walter Douglas Ackerman, Jr. (1913-1967) — also known as Walter D. Ackerman, Jr. — Born in Honolulu, Island of Oahu, Honolulu County, Hawaii, March 17, 1913. Lawyer; Hawaii territory attorney general, 1947-52. Member, Kappa Sigma; Phi Delta Phi. Died December 1, 1967 (age 54 years, 259 days). Burial location unknown.
  Relatives: Son of Walter Douglas Ackerman and Lucy (Woods) Ackerman; married, September 4, 1937, to Ella Brockie Fraser.
  Peter A. Aduja (1920-2007) — of Kaneohe, Island of Oahu, Honolulu County, Hawaii. Born in Ilocos Sur, Philippines, October 19, 1920. Republican. Lawyer; member of Hawaii territorial House of Representatives, 1954-56; Hawaii territory attorney general, 1956-60; vice-chair of Hawaii Republican Party, 1960-65; delegate to Hawaii state constitutional convention, 1968. Protestant. Filipino ancestry. Died February 19, 2007 (age 86 years, 123 days). Burial location unknown.
  Relatives: Son of Dionicio Aduja and Francisca (Aquino) Aduja; married, July 31, 1949, to Melodie Cabalona; father of Melodie William Aduja (1962?-).
  See also Wikipedia article
  James R. Aiona, Jr. (b. 1955) — also known as Duke Aiona — of Kapolei, Island of Oahu, Honolulu County, Hawaii. Born in Honolulu, Island of Oahu, Honolulu County, Hawaii, June 8, 1955. Republican. Lawyer; circuit judge in Hawaii, 1990; Lieutenant Governor of Hawaii, 2002-; delegate to Republican National Convention from Hawaii, 2004, 2008. Chinese, Portugese, and Hawaiian ancestry. Still living as of 2014.
  Relatives: Son of James Aiona, Sr.; married 1982 to Vivian Welsh; cousin *** of Sam Aiona (1950?-).
  See also Wikipedia article — NNDB dossier
  Elisha Hunt Allen (1804-1883) — also known as Elisha H. Allen — of Bangor, Penobscot County, Maine; Boston, Suffolk County, Mass.; Honolulu, Island of Oahu, Honolulu County, Hawaii. Born in New Salem, Franklin County, Mass., January 28, 1804. Whig. Lawyer; member of Maine state house of representatives, 1835-40, 1846-47; Speaker of the Maine State House of Representatives, 1838; delegate to Whig National Convention from Maine, 1839 (member, Committee on Permanent Organization; member, Committee to Notify Nominees); U.S. Representative from Maine 1st District, 1841-43; defeated, 1842; member of Massachusetts state house of representatives, 1849-50; U.S. Consul in Honolulu, 1849-53; became a citizen of the Kingdom of Hawaii; Minister of Finance for King Kamehameha III; member, Hawaii House of Nobles, 1854-56; Kingdom of Hawaii Minister to the United States, 1856-83; chief justice, Kingdom of Hawaii Supreme Court, 1857-77. Died suddenly from heart disease, while attending a diplomatic reception at the White House, Washington, D.C., January 1, 1883 (age 78 years, 338 days). Interment at Mt. Auburn Cemetery, Cambridge, Mass.
  Relatives: Son of Samuel Clesson Allen and Mary (Hunt) Allen (1774-1833); married 1828 to Sarah Elizabeth Fessenden; married, March 11, 1857, to Mary Harrod Hobbes; father of William Fessenden Allen and Frederick Hobbes Allen (1858-1937); second great-grandnephew of Roger Wolcott (1679-1767); first cousin thrice removed of Erastus Wolcott and Oliver Wolcott, Sr.; second cousin of Gouverneur Morris; second cousin once removed of Elijah Hunt Mills; second cousin twice removed of Oliver Ellsworth, Oliver Wolcott, Jr., Roger Griswold and Frederick Wolcott; second cousin thrice removed of William Pitkin; third cousin of Chester Ashley; third cousin once removed of Theodore Dwight, Henry Leavitt Ellsworth, William Wolcott Ellsworth, Abijah Blodget, Albert Asahel Bliss and Philemon Bliss; third cousin twice removed of Matthew Griswold (1714-1799), Jonathan Ingersoll, Jared Ingersoll, Daniel Pitkin, Oliver Morgan Hungerford, Judson H. Warner and Josiah Quincy; third cousin thrice removed of Henry Cabot Lodge, Jr. and John Davis Lodge; fourth cousin of Joseph Churchill Strong, Theodore Davenport, Chester William Chapin, Harrison Blodget, John William Allen, William Alfred Buckingham, James Samuel Wadsworth, Henry Titus Backus, George Washington Wolcott, William Dean Kellogg, Christopher Parsons Wolcott, Matthew Griswold (1833-1919) and Roger Wolcott (1847-1900); fourth cousin once removed of Jonathan Brace, Timothy Pitkin, James Kilbourne, Amaziah Brainard, Charles Jared Ingersoll, Joseph Reed Ingersoll, Ralph Isaacs Ingersoll, Greene Carrier Bronson, Charles Anthony Ingersoll, John Adams Taintor, Henry G. Taintor, Joseph Pomeroy Root, Charles Frederick Wadsworth, James Wolcott Wadsworth, John Hill Walbridge, Edward Oliver Wolcott, Walter Harrison Blodget, Henry E. Walbridge, Edwin W. Kellogg, Alfred Wolcott and Samuel Herbert Kellogg.
  Political families: Kellogg-Seymour-Chapin-Adams family of Connecticut and New York; Morris-Ingersoll family of New York and Connecticut; Wolcott-Wadsworth family of Connecticut and Maryland; Conger-Hungerford family (subsets of the Three Thousand Related Politicians).
  See also congressional biography — Govtrack.us page — Wikipedia article — Find-A-Grave memorial
  Frederick Hobbes Allen (1858-1937) — also known as Frederick H. Allen — of Pelham Manor, Westchester County, N.Y. Born in Honolulu, Island of Oahu, Honolulu County, Hawaii, May 30, 1858. Democrat. Lawyer; economist; village president of Pelham Manor, New York, 1904-06; chair of Westchester County Democratic Party, 1904-14; delegate to Democratic National Convention from New York, 1908, 1920 (alternate); served in the U.S. Navy during World War I. Episcopalian. Member, Society of Colonial Wars; Sons of the Revolution; American Legion; Military Order of the World Wars. Died, from pneumonia, in Newport Hospital, Newport, Newport County, R.I., December 3, 1937 (age 79 years, 187 days). Interment at Beechwoods Cemetery, New Rochelle, N.Y.
  Relatives: Son of Elisha Hunt Allen and Mary Harrod (Hobbes) Allen; brother of William Fessenden Allen; married, June 30, 1892, to Adele Livingston Stevens; grandson of Samuel Clesson Allen; third great-grandnephew of Roger Wolcott (1679-1767); first cousin four times removed of Erastus Wolcott and Oliver Wolcott, Sr.; second cousin once removed of Gouverneur Morris; second cousin twice removed of Elijah Hunt Mills; second cousin thrice removed of Oliver Ellsworth, Oliver Wolcott, Jr., Roger Griswold and Frederick Wolcott; second cousin four times removed of William Pitkin; third cousin once removed of Chester Ashley; third cousin twice removed of Theodore Dwight, Henry Leavitt Ellsworth, William Wolcott Ellsworth and Abijah Blodget; third cousin thrice removed of Matthew Griswold (1714-1799), Jonathan Ingersoll (1747-1823), Jared Ingersoll and Daniel Pitkin; fourth cousin of Albert Asahel Bliss and Philemon Bliss; fourth cousin once removed of Joseph Churchill Strong, Theodore Davenport, Chester William Chapin, Harrison Blodget, John William Allen, William Alfred Buckingham, James Samuel Wadsworth, Henry Titus Backus, George Washington Wolcott, William Dean Kellogg, Christopher Parsons Wolcott, Oliver Morgan Hungerford, Matthew Griswold (1833-1919), Judson H. Warner, Roger Wolcott (1847-1900) and Josiah Quincy.
  Political families: Kellogg-Seymour-Chapin-Adams family of Connecticut and New York; Morris-Ingersoll family of New York and Connecticut; Fessenden family (subsets of the Three Thousand Related Politicians).
  See also Wikipedia article — Find-A-Grave memorial
  Joseph Garner Anthony (1899-1982) — also known as Joseph G. Anthony — of Honolulu, Island of Oahu, Honolulu County, Hawaii. Born in Philadelphia, Philadelphia County, Pa., December 19, 1899. Served in the U.S. Army during World War I; lawyer; Hawaii territory attorney general, 1942-43; delegate to Hawaii state constitutional convention, 1950. Episcopalian. Member, American Bar Association. Died October 31, 1982 (age 82 years, 316 days). Interment at National Memorial Cemetery of the Pacific, Honolulu, Island of Oahu, Hawaii.
  Relatives: Son of Charles Howard Anthony and Rachel Edith (Humphreys) Anthony; married, June 29, 1926, to Dorothy McClaren.
  See also Find-A-Grave memorial
  George Ryoichi Ariyoshi (b. 1926) — also known as George R. Ariyoshi — of Honolulu, Island of Oahu, Honolulu County, Hawaii. Born in Honolulu, Island of Oahu, Honolulu County, Hawaii, March 12, 1926. Democrat. Lawyer; member of Hawaii territorial House of Representatives, 1954-58; member of Hawaii territorial senate, 1958-59; member of Hawaii state senate, 1959-70; delegate to Hawaii state constitutional convention, 1968; Lieutenant Governor of Hawaii, 1970-73; Governor of Hawaii, 1974-86; delegate to Democratic National Convention from Hawaii, 1980, 1996, 2000. Protestant. Japanese ancestry. Member, American Bar Association; Lions. Detained by U.S. Customs in 1987 for failing to declare jewelry brought from Japan, and fined $11,389. Still living as of 2014.
  Relatives: Son of Ryozo Ariyoshi and Mitsue (Yoshikawa) Ariyoshi; married, February 5, 1955, to Jean Miya Hayashi.
  See also Wikipedia article — NNDB dossier
  Benjamin Hale Austin (1832-1885) — of Buffalo, Erie County, N.Y.; Honolulu, Island of Oahu, Honolulu County, Hawaii. Born in Saratoga Springs, Saratoga County, N.Y., January 10, 1832. Lawyer; associate justice, Sandwich Islands Supreme Court. Died in Honolulu, Island of Oahu, Honolulu County, Hawaii, July 5, 1885 (age 53 years, 176 days). Burial location unknown.
  Sidney Miller Ballou (1870-1929) — also known as Sidney Ballou — of Hawaii. Born in Providence, Providence County, R.I., October 24, 1870. Lawyer; justice of Hawaii territorial supreme court, 1907-09. Member, Sons of the American Revolution; Navy League. Died October 29, 1929 (age 59 years, 5 days). Interment at Arlington National Cemetery, Arlington, Va.
  Relatives: Son of Oren Aldrich Ballou and Charlotte (Miller) Ballou; married, December 21, 1895, to Thomie Duke (died 1905); married, July 27, 1907, to Lucia Burnett.
  Leslie Thompson Bennett (1910-1977) — of Honolulu, Island of Oahu, Honolulu County, Hawaii. Born in Richmond, Madison County, Ky., August 10, 1910. Lawyer; served in the U.S. Army during World War II; candidate for Hawaii state house of representatives, 1959. Member, American Bar Association. Died in August, 1977 (age about 66 years). Burial location unknown.
  Relatives: Son of William Neale Bennett and Mary (Thomson) Bennett; married, January 12, 1946, to Doris Christine Emery.
  Bernaldo Daniel Bicoy (b. 1923) — of Aiea, Island of Oahu, Honolulu County, Hawaii. Born in Lahaina, Island of Maui, Maui County, Hawaii, March 24, 1923. Democrat. Served in the U.S. Army during World War II; served in the U.S. Army during the Korean conflict; lawyer; member of Hawaii territorial House of Representatives, 1958-59; member of Hawaii state house of representatives, 1968-69. Catholic. Filipino ancestry. Member, Kiwanis; Phi Alpha Delta; American Bar Association. Presumed deceased. Burial location unknown.
  Relatives: Son of Petronilo Bicoy and Paula (Daniel) Bicoy; married to Betty Jane Deering.
  Louis B. Blissard (1913-1998) — of Honolulu, Island of Oahu, Honolulu County, Hawaii. Born in Port Norris, Cumberland County, N.J., July 15, 1913. Served in the U.S. Marine Corps during World War II; lawyer; real estate developer; U.S. Attorney for Hawaii, 1954-61. Protestant. Member, American Bar Association; Freemasons; Knights Templar; Shriners; Jesters; Phi Delta Phi. Died May 12, 1998 (age 84 years, 301 days). Interment at National Memorial Cemetery of the Pacific, Honolulu, Island of Oahu, Hawaii.
  Relatives: Son of David Corson Blissard and Bertha Mae (Haines) Blissard; married, July 15, 1945, to Frances E. Morgan.
  See also Find-A-Grave memorial
  Lawrence Bond (1853-1927) — also known as Amos Lawrence Bond — of Newton, Middlesex County, Mass. Born in Hawaii, February 4, 1853. Democrat. Lawyer; Honorary Consul for Hawaiian Islands in Boston, Mass., 1883-94; candidate for Massachusetts state senate Second Middlesex District, 1895. Died in Newton, Middlesex County, Mass., October 8, 1927 (age 74 years, 246 days). Interment at Mt. Auburn Cemetery, Cambridge, Mass.
  Relatives: Son of Sarah (Wight) Bond (1823-1878) and Edward Pearson Bond (1824-1893).
  See also Find-A-Grave memorial
  Robert Warren Breckons (1866-1918) — also known as Robert W. Breckons — of Laramie County, Wyo.; Honolulu, Island of Oahu, Honolulu County, Hawaii. Born in Kewanee, Henry County, Ill., December 16, 1866. Republican. Lawyer; Laramie County Attorney, 1896-98; member of Wyoming state house of representatives, 1901; U.S. Attorney for Hawaii, 1902-13; alternate delegate to Republican National Convention from Hawaii Territory, 1904, 1908. Died November 26, 1918 (age 51 years, 345 days). Interment at Oahu Cemetery, Honolulu, Island of Oahu, Hawaii.
  Relatives: Son of Edward L. Breckons and Mary (Allison) Breckons; married, August 5, 1893, to Frances E. Harrison.
  Edward Espenett Case (b. 1952) — also known as Ed Case — of Honolulu, Island of Oahu, Honolulu County, Hawaii. Born in Hilo, Island of Hawaii, Hawaii County, Hawaii, September 27, 1952. Democrat. Lawyer; staff member for U.S. Rep. Spark M. Matsunaga, 1975-77; member of Hawaii state house of representatives, 1994-2002; candidate in primary for Governor of Hawaii, 2002; U.S. Representative from Hawaii 2nd District, 2002-07; delegate to Democratic National Convention from Hawaii, 2004; candidate for U.S. Senator from Hawaii, 2006. Protestant. Still living as of 2014.
  See also congressional biography — Govtrack.us page — votes in Congress from the Washington Post — Wikipedia article — NNDB dossier
  Charles E. Cassidy (b. 1901) — of Honolulu, Island of Oahu, Honolulu County, Hawaii. Born in San Francisco, Calif., September 11, 1901. Lawyer; justice of Hawaii state supreme court, 1959-67. Member, American Bar Association. Burial location unknown.
  Relatives: Son of John Cassidy and Eliza (Emmes) Cassidy; married, June 30, 1930, to Helen O. Moses.
  Alfred L. Castle (d. 1972) — of Hawaii. Republican. Lawyer; alternate delegate to Republican National Convention from Hawaii Territory, 1916. Died in 1972. Interment somewhere in Honolulu, Island of Oahu, Hawaii.
  William Richards Castle (1849-1935) — of Honolulu, Island of Oahu, Honolulu County, Hawaii. Born in Honolulu, Island of Oahu, Honolulu County, Hawaii, March 19, 1849. Republican. Lawyer; Attorney-General, Kingdom of Hawaii, 1876; member Hawaiian legislature, 1878, 1886-88; president and attorney, Honolulu Gas Co., Ltd. Congregationalist. Member, American Bar Association. Died June 5, 1935 (age 86 years, 78 days). Interment at Kawaiaho Church Cemetery, Honolulu, Island of Oahu, Hawaii.
  Relatives: Son of Samuel Northrup Castle (1808-1894) and Mary Ann (Tenney) Castle (born 1819); married, October 12, 1875, to Ida Beatrice Lowrey (1854-1926); father of William Richards Castle, Jr.; second cousin twice removed of Asa Tenney (1759-1831); third cousin once removed of Abner Bailey White Tenney and Horace Addison Tenney; third cousin thrice removed of Samuel Tenney; fourth cousin of Asa Wentworth Tenney.
  Political family: Tenney family.
  See also Find-A-Grave memorial
  Herbert Young Cho Choy (1916-2004) — also known as Herbert Y. C. Choy — of Honolulu, Island of Oahu, Honolulu County, Hawaii. Born in Makaweli, Island of Kauai, Kauai County, Hawaii, January 6, 1916. Lawyer; served in the U.S. Army during World War II; law partner of Hiram Fong; Hawaii territory attorney general, 1957-58; Judge of U.S. Court of Appeals for the 9th Circuit, 1971-84; took senior status 1984. Korean ancestry. First person of Korean ancestry to be admitted to the practice of law in the United States; first Asian-American federal judge. Died in Honolulu, Island of Oahu, Honolulu County, Hawaii, March 10, 2004 (age 88 years, 64 days). Burial location unknown.
  Relatives: Son of Doo Wook Choy and Helen (Nahm) Choy; married, June 16, 1945, to Dorothy Helen Shular.
  Cross-reference: Christopher Cox
  See also federal judicial profile
  Peter Tali Coleman (1919-1997) — of Pago Pago, American Samoa. Born in Pago Pago, American Samoa, December 8, 1919. Republican. Served in the U.S. Army during World War II; lawyer; American Samoa territory attorney general, 1955-56; Governor of American Samoa, 1956-61, 1978-85, 1989-93; Honorary Consul for Nauru in Pago Pago, American Samoa, 1985. Catholic. Samoan ancestry. Died, of cancer, in Honolulu, Island of Oahu, Honolulu County, Hawaii, April 28, 1997 (age 77 years, 141 days). Burial location unknown.
  Relatives: Married to Nora Stewart; father of Amata Coleman Radewagen (1947-).
  See also Wikipedia article
  Sanford Ballard Dole (1844-1926) — also known as Sanford B. Dole — of Honolulu, Island of Oahu, Honolulu County, Hawaii. Born in Punahou, Island of Oahu, Honolulu County, Hawaii, April 23, 1844. Lawyer; President of the Hawaii Republic, 1893-98; Governor of Hawaii Territory, 1900-03; U.S. District Judge for Hawaii, 1903-15. Congregationalist. Died, after a series of strokes, in Honolulu, Island of Oahu, Honolulu County, Hawaii, June 9, 1926 (age 82 years, 47 days). Cremated; ashes interred at Kawaiaho Church Cemetery, Honolulu, Island of Oahu, Hawaii.
  Relatives: Son of Daniel Dole and Emily (Ballard) Dole; married to Anna P. Cate.
  See also NNDB dossier — Find-A-Grave memorial
  Hiram Leong Fong (1906-2004) — also known as Hiram L. Fong; Yao Leong Fong — of Honolulu, Island of Oahu, Honolulu County, Hawaii. Born in Honolulu, Island of Oahu, Honolulu County, Hawaii, October 15, 1906. Republican. Lawyer; law partner of Herbert Y. C. Choy; member of Hawaii territorial House of Representatives, 1939-54; Speaker of Hawaii Territory House of Representatives, 1949-54; served in the U.S. Army Air Force in World War II; delegate to Republican National Convention from Hawaii Territory, 1952 (member, Committee on Rules and Order of Business), 1956 (member, Committee on Rules and Order of Business); U.S. Senator from Hawaii, 1959-77; delegate to Republican National Convention from Hawaii, 1960, 1964 (delegation chair), 1972 (delegation chair). Congregationalist. Chinese ancestry. Member, American Legion; Veterans of Foreign Wars; Lions. Died in Kahaluu, Island of Oahu, Honolulu County, Hawaii, August 18, 2004 (age 97 years, 308 days). Interment at Oahu Cemetery, Honolulu, Island of Oahu, Hawaii.
  See also congressional biography — Govtrack.us page — Wikipedia article — NNDB dossier — Find-A-Grave memorial
  Clinton Alexander Galbraith (b. 1860) — of Oklahoma; Hilo, Island of Hawaii, Hawaii County, Hawaii. Born in Hartsville, Bartholomew County, Ind., March 6, 1860. Democrat. Lawyer; Oklahoma territory attorney general, 1893-97; justice of Hawaii territorial supreme court, 1900-01. Burial location unknown.
  Relatives: Son of Joseph William Galbraith and Elizabeth Galbraith; married, December 22, 1886, to Nora J. Harman.
  Thomas Ponce Gill (1922-2009) — also known as Thomas P. Gill — of Honolulu, Island of Oahu, Honolulu County, Hawaii. Born in Honolulu, Island of Oahu, Honolulu County, Hawaii, April 21, 1922. Democrat. Served in the U.S. Army during World War II; lawyer; member of Hawaii territorial House of Representatives, 1959; member of Hawaii state house of representatives, 1959-62; delegate to Democratic National Convention from Hawaii, 1960; U.S. Representative from Hawaii at-large, 1963-65; candidate for U.S. Senator from Hawaii, 1964; Lieutenant Governor of Hawaii, 1966-70. Died June 3, 2009 (age 87 years, 43 days). Burial location unknown.
  See also congressional biography — Govtrack.us page — NNDB dossier
  Colleen Wakako Hanabusa (b. 1951) — also known as Colleen Hanabusa — of Kapolei, Island of Oahu, Honolulu County, Hawaii. Born in Honolulu, Island of Oahu, Honolulu County, Hawaii, May 4, 1951. Democrat. Lawyer; member of Hawaii state senate 21st District, 1998-2010; delegate to Democratic National Convention from Hawaii, 2008 (member, Rules Committee); U.S. Representative from Hawaii 1st District, 2011-15, 2016-; defeated, 2003 (2nd District), 2006 (2nd District), 2010 (1st District); candidate in primary for U.S. Senator from Hawaii, 2014. Female. Japanese ancestry. Still living as of 2018.
  See also congressional biography — Wikipedia article
  Mazie K. Hirono (b. 1947) — of Honolulu, Island of Oahu, Honolulu County, Hawaii. Born in Fukushima, Japan, November 3, 1947. Democrat. Lawyer; member of Hawaii state house of representatives, 1981-94; Lieutenant Governor of Hawaii, 1994-2002; delegate to Democratic National Convention from Hawaii, 1996, 2000, 2008; candidate for Governor of Hawaii, 2002; U.S. Representative from Hawaii 2nd District, 2007-. Female. Buddhist. Japanese ancestry. Member, Phi Beta Kappa. Still living as of 2014.
  Relatives: Married to Leighton Kim Oshima.
  See also congressional biography — Govtrack.us page — Wikipedia article — NNDB dossier
  Abram Stephanus Humphreys (b. 1868) — also known as Abram S. Humphreys — of Honolulu, Island of Oahu, Honolulu County, Hawaii. Born in Columbus, Lowndes County, Miss., January 16, 1868. Lawyer; circuit judge in Hawaii, 1900-02. Burial location unknown.
  Relatives: Son of Abram S. Humphreys and Eliza (Tucker) Humphreys.
  Daniel Ken Inouye (1924-2012) — also known as Daniel K. Inouye — of Honolulu, Island of Oahu, Honolulu County, Hawaii. Born in Honolulu, Island of Oahu, Honolulu County, Hawaii, September 7, 1924. Democrat. Served in the U.S. Army during World War II; lawyer; member of Hawaii territorial House of Representatives, 1954-58; delegate to Democratic National Convention from Hawaii Territory, 1956; member of Hawaii territorial senate, 1958-59; U.S. Representative from Hawaii at-large, 1959-63; delegate to Democratic National Convention from Hawaii, 1960, 1972, 1980, 1996, 2000, 2004, 2008 (delegation chair); Temporary Chair, 1968; speaker, 1968; Co-Chair, 1984; U.S. Senator from Hawaii, 1963-. Methodist. Japanese ancestry. Member, American Bar Association; Disabled American Veterans; Phi Delta Phi; Lions. Lost his right arm as the result of a combat injury in Italy during World War II. His Distinguished Service Cross was upgraded in 2000 to a Medal of Honor. First American of Japanese descent to serve in Congress. Died, from respiratory failure, in Walter Reed Hospital, Bethesda, Montgomery County, Md., December 17, 2012 (age 88 years, 101 days). Burial location unknown.
  Relatives: Son of Hyotaro I. Inouye and Kame Imanaga Inouye; married, June 12, 1949, to Margaret Shinobu Awamura.
  See also congressional biography — Govtrack.us page — votes in Congress from the Washington Post — Wikipedia article — NNDB dossier — Internet Movie Database profile
  Alexandra Kaan — of Hawaii. Lawyer; Best candidate for U.S. Representative from Hawaii 1st District, 1994. Female. Still living as of 2006.
  Shiro Kashiwa (1912-1998) — of Hawaii. Born in Kohala, Island of Hawaii, Hawaii County, Hawaii, October 24, 1912. Republican. Lawyer; Hawaii state attorney general, 1959-63; Judge of U.S. Court of Claims, 1972-82; Judge of U.S. Court of Appeals for the Federal Circuit, 1982-86. Buddhist. Japanese ancestry. Member, American Bar Association; American Judicature Society; Phi Kappa Phi. Died in Honolulu, Island of Oahu, Honolulu County, Hawaii, March 13, 1998 (age 85 years, 140 days). Burial location unknown.
  See also Wikipedia article
  Elizabeth Rountree Kellerman (b. 1906) — also known as Elizabeth Kellerman; Elizabeth Rountree; Mrs. George H. Kellerman — of Honolulu, Island of Oahu, Honolulu County, Hawaii. Born in High Point, Guilford County, N.C., September 1, 1906. Republican. Lawyer; radio commentator; delegate to Hawaii state constitutional convention, 1950; member of Republican National Committee from Hawaii, 1963-70; delegate to Republican National Convention from Hawaii, 1964. Female. Episcopalian. Member, American Association of University Women; Phi Beta Kappa. Burial location unknown.
  Relatives: Daughter of James B. Rountree and Elizabeth (Anderson) Rountree; married, October 8, 1940, to George H. Kellerman.
  Homer Baird Kidwell (1911-2000) — also known as H. Baird Kidwell — of Hawaii. Born in Maricopa, Kern County, Calif., October 20, 1911. Lawyer; justice of Hawaii state supreme court, 1975-79. Member, American Bar Association. Died, at Rogue Valley Medical Center, Medford, Jackson County, Ore., December 27, 2000 (age 89 years, 68 days). Cremated.
  Herman Tsui Fai Lum (1926-2009) — also known as Herman T. F. Lum — of Honolulu, Island of Oahu, Honolulu County, Hawaii. Born in Honolulu, Island of Oahu, Honolulu County, Hawaii, November 5, 1926. Democrat. Lawyer; delegate to Democratic National Convention from Hawaii, 1960; U.S. Attorney for Hawaii, 1961-67; circuit judge in Hawaii, 1967-74; chief justice of Hawaii state supreme court, 1983. Asian/Pacific ancestry. Member, American Bar Association; Federal Bar Association; Phi Delta Phi; Lambda Chi Alpha. Died January 26, 2009 (age 82 years, 82 days). Burial location unknown.
  Relatives: Son of K. P. Lum and Helen (Tom) Lum; married, June 17, 1949, to Almira Ahn.
  Masaji Marumoto (1906-1995) — of Honolulu, Island of Oahu, Honolulu County, Hawaii. Born in Honolulu, Island of Oahu, Honolulu County, Hawaii, January 27, 1906. Lawyer; served in the U.S. Army during World War II; justice of Hawaii territorial supreme court, 1956; justice of Hawaii state supreme court, 1959-60, 1967-70; director, Queen's Hospital, Honolulu. Japanese ancestry. Member, American Bar Association. Died February 10, 1995 (age 89 years, 14 days). Burial location unknown.
  Relatives: Son of Tamajiro Marumoto and Matsu (Nakayama) Marumoto; married, September 23, 1933, to Shigeko Ozu.
  Matt Matsunaga (born c.1958) — of Honolulu, Island of Oahu, Honolulu County, Hawaii. Born about 1958. Democrat. Lawyer; member of Hawaii state senate 9th District; elected 2000; candidate for Lieutenant Governor of Hawaii, 2002; candidate for U.S. Representative from Hawaii 2nd District, 2003. Still living as of 2003.
  Spark Masayuki Matsunaga (1916-1990) — also known as Spark M. Matsunaga — of Honolulu, Island of Oahu, Honolulu County, Hawaii. Born in Kukuiula, Island of Kauai, Kauai County, Hawaii, October 8, 1916. Democrat. Served in the U.S. Army during World War II; lawyer; member of Hawaii territorial House of Representatives, 1954-59; candidate for Lieutenant Governor of Hawaii, 1959; U.S. Representative from Hawaii, 1963-77 (at-large 1963-71, 1st District 1971-77); U.S. Senator from Hawaii, 1977-90; died in office 1990; delegate to Democratic National Convention from Hawaii, 1980. Episcopalian. Japanese ancestry. Member, Disabled American Veterans; Lions; American Bar Association; Veterans of Foreign Wars. Died in Toronto, Ontario, April 15, 1990 (age 73 years, 189 days). Cremated; ashes interred at National Memorial Cemetery of the Pacific, Honolulu, Island of Oahu, Hawaii.
  Relatives: Son of Kingoro Matsunaga and Chiyono (Fukushima) Matsunaga; married, August 6, 1948, to Helene Hatsumi Tokunaga.
  Cross-reference: Ed Case
  See also congressional biography — Govtrack.us page — Wikipedia article — NNDB dossier — OurCampaigns candidate detail
  Books about Spark M. Matsunaga: Richard Halloran, Sparky : Warrior, Peacemaker, Poet, Patriot : A Portrait of Senator Spark M. Matsunaga
  David Charles McClung (b. 1926) — also known as David C. McClung — of Honolulu, Island of Oahu, Honolulu County, Hawaii. Born in Lansing, Ingham County, Mich., September 22, 1926. Democrat. Served in the U.S. Navy during World War II; lawyer; member of Hawaii territorial House of Representatives, 1958-59; member of Hawaii state house of representatives, 1959-62; delegate to Democratic National Convention from Hawaii, 1960, 1980; member of Hawaii state senate, 1967-70; Hawaii Democratic state chair, 1968-70. Member, American Legion; Beta Gamma Sigma; Phi Kappa Phi; Alpha Kappa Psi. Still living as of 1980.
  Relatives: Son of John William McClung and Daisy (Knight) McClung; married, October 29, 1948, to Mildred Kim Tai Fong.
  Susan Oki Mollway (b. 1950) — Born in Honolulu, Honolulu County, Hawaii, 1950. Lawyer; U.S. District Judge for Hawaii, 1998-2015; took senior status 2015. Female. Japanese ancestry. First Asian woman ever appointed a federal judge. Still living as of 2015.
  See also federal judicial profile — Wikipedia article
  Barack Hussein Obama, Jr. (b. 1961) — also known as Barack Obama; "The Messiah"; "Renegade"; "The Loin King" — of Chicago, Cook County, Ill. Born in Honolulu, Island of Oahu, Honolulu County, Hawaii, August 4, 1961. Democrat. Lawyer; member of Illinois state senate 13th District, 1997-2004; delegate to Democratic National Convention from Illinois, 2004 (speaker), 2008; U.S. Senator from Illinois, 2005-08; resigned 2008; President of the United States, 2009-17; received the Nobel Peace Prize in 2009. United Church of Christ. Kenyan ancestry. Still living as of 2020.
  Relatives: Son of Barack Hussein Obama, Sr. (1936-1982) and Stanley Ann (Dunham) Obama (1942-1995); married, October 18, 1992, to Michelle LaVaughn Robinson (1964-).
  Cross-reference: Joe Wilson — Philip J. Berg — Rod Blagojevich
  Barack Obama Elementary School (formerly J.E.B. Stuart Elementary School; renamed 2018), in Richmond, Virginia, is named for him.
  Campaign slogan (2008): "Yes We Can!"
  Campaign slogan (2008): "Change We Can Believe In."
  See also congressional biography — Govtrack.us page — votes in Congress from the Washington Post — Wikipedia article — NNDB dossier — Internet Movie Database profile — OurCampaigns candidate detail
  Books by Barack Obama: Dreams from My Father : A Story of Race and Inheritance (2004) — The Audacity of Hope : Thoughts on Reclaimig the American Dream (2006)
  Books about Barack Obama: Steve Dougherty, Hopes and Dreams: The Story of Barack Obama — David Mendell, Obama: From Promise to Power — John K. Wilson, Barack Obama: This Improbable Quest — Shelby Steele, A Bound Man: Why We Are Excited About Obama and Why He Can't Win — Joseph Vogel, The Obama Movement: Why Barack Obama Speaks to America's Youth — Jodi Kantor, The Obamas — David Maraniss, Barack Obama: The Making of the Man — Jonathan Alter, The Promise: President Obama, Year One — Pete Souza, The Rise of Barack Obama — Jonathan Alter, The Center Holds: Obama and His Enemies — Chuck Todd, The Stranger: Barack Obama in the White House
  Critical books about Barack Obama: Webster Griffin Tarpley, Obama - The Postmodern Coup: Making of a Manchurian Candidate — Gordon Heslop, The Hope of Audacity: Barack Obama, A Bad Choice — Edward Klein, The Amateur: Barack Obama in the White House — Michelle Malkin, Culture of Corruption: Obama and His Team of Tax Cheats, Crooks, and Cronies — David Limbaugh, The Great Destroyer: Barack Obama's War on the Republic — David Limbaugh, Crimes Against Liberty: An Indictment of President Barack Obama — Dinesh D'Souza, The Roots of Obama's Rage — David Freddoso, Gangster Government: Barack Obama and the New Washington Thugocracy — Stanley Kurtz, Radical-in-Chief: Barack Obama and the Untold Story of American Socialism — Jerome R. Corsi, The Obama Nation: Leftist Politics and the Cult of Personality — Jack Cashill, Deconstructing Obama: The Life, Loves, and Letters of America's First Postmodern President — Kate Obenshain, Divider-in-Chief: The Fraud of Hope and Change — Dinesh D'Souza, Obama's America: Unmaking the American Dream — Dinesh D'Souza, The Roots of Obama's Rage — Phyllis Schlafly & George Neumayr, No Higher Power: Obama's War on Religious Freedom
  Ray J. O'Brien (b. 1889) — of Honolulu, Island of Oahu, Honolulu County, Hawaii. Born in Mare Island, Solano County, Calif., November 2, 1889. Lawyer; served in the U.S. Army during World War I; circuit judge in Hawaii, 1922-25, 1943-45; Judge, Hawaii Territory Tax Appeal Court, 1925-41; U.S. Attorney for Hawaii, 1945-51. Member, Phi Alpha Delta. Burial location unknown.
  Relatives: Son of John O'Brien and Katherine (Hayes) O'Brien; married 1923 to Ruth Louise True.
  William Francis Quinn (1919-2006) — also known as William Quinn — of Honolulu, Island of Oahu, Honolulu County, Hawaii. Born in Rochester, Monroe County, N.Y., July 13, 1919. Republican. Served in the U.S. Navy during World War II; lawyer; candidate for Hawaii territorial senate, 1956; Governor of Hawaii Territory, 1957-59; Governor of Hawaii, 1959-62; delegate to Republican National Convention from Hawaii, 1960; president, Dole Pineapple Company, 1965-72; Presidential Elector for Hawaii, 1972; candidate for U.S. Senator from Hawaii, 1976. Catholic. Died, two months after breaking his hip in a fall, in Kahala Nui retirement community, Honolulu, Island of Oahu, Honolulu County, Hawaii, August 28, 2006 (age 87 years, 46 days). Interment at National Memorial Cemetery of the Pacific, Honolulu, Island of Oahu, Hawaii.
  Relatives: Son of Charles Quinn and Elizabeth Quinn; married to Nancy Ellen Witbeck.
  See also Wikipedia article — NNDB dossier — Find-A-Grave memorial — OurCampaigns candidate detail
  William Shaw Richardson — also known as William S. Richardson — of Honolulu, Island of Oahu, Honolulu County, Hawaii. Democrat. Lawyer; delegate to Democratic National Convention from Hawaii Territory, 1956; Hawaii Territory Democratic Party chair, 1956-62; delegate to Democratic National Convention from Hawaii, 1960; Lieutenant Governor of Hawaii, 1963-66; chief justice of Hawaii state supreme court, 1966-82. Still living as of 1983.
  Relatives: Son of Wilfred K. K. A. Richardson.
  Earl F. Riley (c.1921-2000) — of California. Born in Greensburg, Decatur County, Ind., about 1921. Served in the U.S. Army Air Force in World War II; lawyer; candidate for California state assembly, 1958; superior court judge in California, 1971-87. Died, of a cerebral hemorrhage, in Kona, Island of Hawaii, Hawaii County, Hawaii, February 13, 2000 (age about 79 years). Burial location unknown.
  Thomas Tameichi Sakakihara (b. 1900) — also known as Thomas T. Sakakihara — of Hilo, Island of Hawaii, Hawaii County, Hawaii. Born in Hilo, Island of Hawaii, Hawaii County, Hawaii, July 17, 1900. Republican. Lawyer; member of Hawaii territorial House of Representatives, 1932-54; alternate delegate to Republican National Convention from Hawaii Territory, 1948; delegate to Hawaii state constitutional convention, 1950. Japanese ancestry. Burial location unknown.
  Relatives: Son of Shinzo Sakakihara and Hiso (Hagihara) Sakakihara; married, April 15, 1933, to Aileen Sadako Arizumi.
  Harold Marsh Sewall (1860-1924) — also known as Harold M. Sewall — of Bath, Sagadahoc County, Maine. Born in Bath, Sagadahoc County, Maine, January 3, 1860. Republican. U.S. Vice Consul in Liverpool, 1885-87; U.S. Consul General in Apia, 1887-92; lawyer; member of Maine state house of representatives, 1896, 1903-07; delegate to Republican National Convention from Maine, 1896, 1916; U.S. Minister to Hawaiian Islands, 1897-98; member of Maine state senate, 1907-09; candidate for U.S. Representative from Maine 2nd District, 1914; member of Republican National Committee from Maine, 1924. Died, in a private hospital in Manhattan, New York County, N.Y., October 28, 1924 (age 64 years, 299 days). Interment at Oak Grove Cemetery, Bath, Maine.
  Relatives: Son of Arthur Sewall (1835-1900) and Emma Duncan (Crooker) Sewall (1836-1919); married, September 14, 1893, to Camilla Loyall Ashe (1866-1931); father of Camilla Loyall Ashe Sewall (who married Walter Evans Edge), Loyall Farragut Sewall and Arthur Sewall II; uncle of Arthur Sewall (1887-1961) and Sumner Sewall; first cousin once removed of Daniel Albert Cony (1837-1892); second cousin once removed of Chase Mellen, Jr.; third cousin thrice removed of Samuel Sewall.
  Political family: Sewall-Adams-Cony family of Maine (subset of the Three Thousand Related Politicians).
  See also U.S. State Dept career summary
  Dick Yin Wong (1920-1978) — Born in Honolulu, Honolulu County, Hawaii, September 13, 1920. Lawyer; accountant; U.S. District Judge for Hawaii, 1975-78; died in office 1978. Chinese ancestry. Died December 26, 1978 (age 58 years, 104 days). Burial location unknown.
  See also federal judicial profile — Wikipedia article
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