Thursday, January 24, 2019

Fact of the Day: Hiram Fong

Hiram Fong was the first Asian American to be a U.S. Senator, and to date the only Republican U.S. Senator from Hawaii. 

7 comments:

Su-sieee! Mac said...

Also the first Asian American to run for President. Good for him.

Debra She Who Seeks said...

His name reflects his double-barrelled ancestry.

Christine said...

Good to know

Jenn said...

Interesting!

Pat Hatt said...

Paving the way

Martha said...

Interesting

Fundy Blue said...

I know Mr. Fong's brother, Leonard, and I have stayed at LF's hotel many times. Some of my fondest memories of Hawaii are of Leonard Fong and the Royal Grove.