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Politicians in Trouble or Disgrace: Hawaii

in chronological order

  Robert William Wilcox (1855-1903) — also known as Robert W. Wilcox — of Honolulu, Island of Oahu, Honolulu County, Hawaii. Born in Kahalu, Honuaula, Island of Maui, Maui County, Hawaii, February 15, 1855. Delegate to U.S. Congress from Hawaii Territory, 1900-03. Leader of the Hawaiian revolution of 1889; tried for treason, but acquitted by a jury. Was involved in the rebellion of 1895 and subsequently court-martialed, found guilty, and sentenced to death; the sentence was later commuted to 35 years; pardoned by the Hawaiian president in 1898. Died in Honolulu, Island of Oahu, Honolulu County, Hawaii, October 23, 1903 (age 48 years, 250 days). Interment at Catholic Cemetery, Honolulu, Island of Oahu, Hawaii.
  See also congressional biography — Govtrack.us page
  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
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