Inouye, Daniel K., 1924-2012

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Daniel K. Inouye (b. September 7, 1924 – d. December 17, 2012) was a United States Senator from Hawaii from 1963 to 2012. He was a member of the Democratic Party and served as President pro tempore of the United States Senate from 2010 until his death. He also served as chairman of the U.S. Senate Committee on Appropriations. During World War II, Inouye served as part of the 442nd Infantry Regiment and lost his right arm to a grenade wound. He received several military decorations, including the Medal of Honor. Inouye was elected to Hawaii's territorial House of Representatives in 1953, and to the territorial Senate in 1957. When Hawaii achieved statehood in 1959, Inouye was elected as its first member of the U.S. House of Representatives, and in 1962 he was first elected to the U.S. Senate. He is one of the longest-serving U.S. Senators in history. He was a Medal of Honor recipient and a posthumous recipient of the Presidential Medal of Freedom.
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referencedIn Photographs of Peace Corps Activities and Personnel (Contact Sheet File), 1961 - 1990 United States. National Archives and Records Administration
referencedIn Records of the Office of the Staff Secretary. 1976 - 1981. Presidential Files. 1977 - 1981. 2/7/77 [2]
creatorOf Harris, Fred R., 1930-. Papers, 1963-1976. University of Oklahoma, Bizzell Memorial Library
referencedIn Burch, Dean, 1927-. Dean Burch papers, 1964-1973 [manuscript]. Arizona State University Libraries
referencedIn Records of the Office of the Staff Secretary. 1976 - 1981. Presidential Files. 1977 - 1981. 2/26/80
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creatorOf Byrd, Harry Flood, 1914-. Harry Flood Byrd, Jr. papers, [1920?], 1960, 1966, 1982-2005. University of Virginia. Library
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referencedIn Records of the Office of the Staff Secretary. 1976 - 1981. Presidential Files. 1977 - 1981. 8/17/79 [1]
creatorOf Inouye, Daniel K., 1924-. Reminiscences of Daniel Ken Inouye : oral history, 1975. Columbia University in the City of New York, Columbia University Libraries
referencedIn George Yuzawa Papers, circa 1900-2009 Tamiment Library and Robert F. Wagner Labor Archive
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referencedIn Herman Wolf Papers, undated, 1926-1981. Archives and Special Collections at the Thomas J. Dodd Research Center, University of Connecticut Libraries
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referencedIn Records of the Office of the Staff Secretary. 1976 - 1981. Presidential Files. 1977 - 1981. 12/1/80
referencedIn Records, 1946-2000 Harvard Law School Library, Harvard University.
creatorOf Inouye, Daniel K., 1924-. Address before the American Society of Newspaper Editors, May 2, 1977. US Central Intelligence Agency
referencedIn Records of the Army Staff. 1903 - 2009. Photographs of U.S. and Foreign Military Personnel, Defense Department and Other Government Officials, Royalty, and Heads of State United States. National Archives and Records Administration
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referencedIn 11/12/80, Senate Democrats (T-26397) Jimmy Carter Library
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creatorOf Bond, Julian, 1940-. Julian Bond papers [manuscript], circa 1943-2006. University of Virginia. Library
creatorOf Records of the Peace Corps. 1961 - 2000. Interviews Relating to Volunteer Service. 1982 - 1982. Mildred Leet, Nana Seshibe, Senator Chris Dodd and Senator Dan Inouye Interviews
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associatedWith Bowles, Chester, 1901-1986. person
associatedWith Burch, Dean, 1927- person
associatedWith Byrd, Harry Flood, 1914- person
correspondedWith Crowe, William J., 1925-2007 person
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associatedWith Goldstein, Judith, person
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Place Name Admin Code Country
Honolulu HI US
Washington, D. C. DC US
Hawaii HI US
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Legislators--Interviews
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Birth 1924-09-07

Death 2012-12-17

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