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A tribute to Senator Daniel K. Inouye (D-HI)

Daniel K. Inouye was born in Honolulu, Hawaii on September 7, 1924. He served in World War II and later received the Congressional Medal of Honor for his service. After earning a law degree and then serving as Hawaii's first representative in the U.S. House of Representatives, he successfully ran for the U.S. Senate in 1962. Inouye served in the Senate for over 50 years until his death on December 17, 2012.

Shown here are Inouye's certificate of election from his first term in the U.S. House of Representatives and his certificate of election from his first term in the U.S. Senate.

Certificate of Election for Representative Daniel K. Inouye, August 21, 1959

RG 233, Records of the U.S. House of Representatives

Certificate of Election for Daniel K. Inouye, Senator from Hawaii, November 15, 1962

RG 46, Records of the U.S. Senate


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