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  • ID: I287259
  • Name: Samuel Wilder KING
  • RELA: 11th cousin 5x removed
  • Sex: M
  • Birth: 17 DEC 1886 in Honolulu, Oahu, HI
  • Event: Military service BET 1910 AND 1924 Lt. Cdr., U.S. Navy
  • Event: Elected Delegate to the U.S. House of Representatives from Hawaii BET 3 JAN 1935 AND 3 JAN 1943
  • Event: Military service BET 1943 AND 1946 Capt., U.S. Navy
  • Event: Appointed BET 28 FEB 1953 AND 26 JUL 1957 Governor of Hawaii
  • Death: 24 MAR 1959 in Honolulu, Oahu, HI
  • Title: Gov.
  • Event: Pic Gov. Samuel Wilder King
  • Event: Link View on GeneaStar
  • Note:
    KING, Samuel Wilder, a Delegate from the Territory of Hawaii; born in Honolulu, Island of Oahu, Hawaii, December 17, 1886; attended St. Louis School at Honolulu and Honolulu High School; was graduated from the United States Naval Academy, Annapolis, Md., in 1910; served in the United States Navy from 1910 until 1924, when he resigned with the rank of lieutenant commander; engaged in the real estate and insurance business in Honolulu in 1925; member of the board of supervisors of the city and county of Honolulu 1932-1934; elected as a Republican a Delegate to the Seventy-fourth and to the three succeeding Congresses (January 3, 1935-January 3, 1943); was renominated in 1942, but withdrew to accept a commission as lieutenant commander in the United States Naval Reserve; was promoted to commander and later to captain and served in the central Pacific area from January 4, 1943, to February 21, 1946; delegate to the Republican National Conventions in 1936, 1940, 1948, and 1952; member of Governor's Emergency Housing Committee in 1946; member of Hawaii Statehood Commission in 1947 and chairman from 1949 to 1953; president of constitutional convention in 1950; appointed Governor of Hawaii by President Eisenhower and served from February 28, 1953, until his resignation July 31, 1957; died in Honolulu, Hawaii, March 24, 1959; interment in National Memorial Cemetery of the Pacific at Punchbowl, Honolulu, Hawaii.
    --- Biographical Directory of the United States Congress

    Father: James Anderson KING b: 4 DEC 1832 in Scotland
    Mother: Charlotte Holmes DAVIS b: 24 NOV 1852 in Honolulu, Oahu, HI

    Marriage 1 Pauline Nawahineokalai EVANS b: 3 OCT 1888 in Lahainaluna, Maui, HI
    • Married: 18 MAR 1912 in Honolulu, Oahu, HI
    1. Has No Children Charlotte KING b: 18 FEB 1914 in Honolulu, Oahu, HI
    2. Has Children Samuel Pailthorpe KING b: 13 APR 1916 in Hankow, China
    3. Has No Children Davis Mauli Loa KING b: 25 FEB 1922 in Hawaii
    4. Has No Children Evans Pali Ku KING
    5. Has No Children Pauline Nawahineokalai KING
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