Patsy Matsu Takemoto
Born: Dec 06, 1927 AD
Died: 2002 AD, at 74 years of age.
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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