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Hiram Bingham

AKA Hiram Bingham III

Born: 19-Nov-1875
Birthplace: Honolulu, HI
Died: 6-Jun-1956
Location of death: Washington, DC
Cause of death: unspecified
Remains: Buried, Arlington National Cemetery, Arlington, VA

Gender: Male
Race or Ethnicity: White
Sexual orientation: Straight
Occupation: Politician, Explorer
Party Affiliation: Republican

Nationality: United States
Executive summary: US Senator, discovered Machu Picchu

Military service: National Guard (1916)

Father: Hiram Bingham II (b. 1831, d. 1908)
Wife: Alfreda Tiffany Mitchell (granddau. of Charles Lewis Tiffany, b. 29-Dec-1874, m. 20-Nov-1900, d. 18-Aug-1967, div., 7 sons)
Wife: Suzanne Carroll Hill (m. Jun-1937)
Son: Jonathan Brewster Bingham
Son: Hiram Bingham IV (diplomat)
Son: Alfred Mitchell Bingham (d. 2-Nov-1998)

    High School: Phillips Academy Andover, Andover, MA (1894)
    University: BA, Yale University (1898)
    University: University of California at Berkeley (1900)
    University: PhD, Harvard University (1905)
    Professor: Harvard University
    Professor: Princeton University

    US Official Chairman, Civil Service Commission Loyalty Review Board (1951-53)
    US Senator, Connecticut (17-Dec-1924 to 3-Mar-1933)
    Governor of Connecticut (1924, served one day)
    Lieutenant Governor of Connecticut (1922-24)
    Alfalfa Club 1946
    Explorers Club
    National Geographic Society
    Royal Geographical Society
    Censured 1929
    Asteroid Namesake 8291 Bingham

Author of books:
Journal of an Expedition Across Venezuela and Colombia (1909)
Across South America (1911)
Lost City of the Incas (1948, nonfiction)


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