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Fong, Hiram, 1907-2004


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    • us: KĘ»uang, Yu-liang, 1907-2004
    • us: Kuang, Youliang, 1907-2004
    • us: Fong, Yau Leong, 1907-2004
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    • found: NUCMC data from Univ. of Virginia Lib. for Scott, H. Papers, 1941-1983 (Fong, Hiram L., 1907- )
    • found: LC manual auth. cd. (hdg.: Fong, Hiram; U.S. Sen. from Hawaii; Hiram Leong Fong; also K'uang Yu-liang)
    • found: Wikipedia WWW site, June 23, 2005 (under Hiram Fong: Hiram Leong Fong (Kuang Youliang [in rom.]), formally Yau Leong Fong; b. October 15, 1906, Kalihi, Honolulu; d. Aug. 18, 2004; Republican senator from Hawaii, 1959-1977)
    • found: Biographical directory of the U.S. Congress website, May 31, 2018 (Fong, Hiram Leong, a Senator from Hawaii; born in Honolulu, Hawaii, October 15, 1906; attended public schools; graduated from the University of Hawaii in 1930 and Harvard Law School in 1935; admitted to the bar in 1935 and commenced the practice of law in Honolulu; deputy attorney for city and county of Honolulu 1935-1938; during the Second World War served as judge advocate of the Seventh Fighter Command of the Seventh Air Force with rank of major 1942-1945; member of the Territorial legislature 1938-1954, serving four years as vice speaker and six years as speaker; vice president of the Territorial Constitutional Convention in 1950; chairman of the board and president of several insurance and financial institutions; engaged in banana farming in Honolulu; elected as a Republican to the United States Senate in 1959 upon the admission of Hawaii as a State; reelected in 1964 and again in 1970 and served from August 21, 1959, to January 3, 1977; was not a candidate for reelection in 1976; returned to private enterprise, and served as chairman of Finance Enterprises, Ltd.; was a resident of Kahaluu, Hawaii, until his death due to kidney failure on August 18, 2004; interment in Nuuanu Memorial Park and Mortuary, Honolulu, Hawaii)
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