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Patsy Matsu Takemoto (Takemoto)

Born: 1927 AD
Died: 2002 AD, at 74 years of age.

Nationality: American
Categories: Politician


1927 - Born on the island of Maui on the 6th of December.

1951 - Mink obtained her juris doctor.

1956 - She was elected to the territorial legislature representing her district in the House of Representatives.

1965 - Representative from Hawaii.

1972 - Candidate for Democratic presidential nomination.

1977 - Mink gave up her seat in Congress to run for a vacancy in the United States Senate.

         - Assistant secretary of state for oceans and international environmental and scientific affairs.

1978-1981 - President of Americans for Democratic Action.

1983-1985 - Chairman of Honolulu City Council.

1999 - 1st ethnically Asian woman elected to US Congress.

2002 – Died on the 28th of September.


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