AKA Yau Leong Fong
Birthplace: Honolulu, HI
Location of death: Kahaluu, HI
Cause of death: Kidney failure
Remains: Buried, Oahu Cemetery, Honolulu, HI
Race or Ethnicity: Asian
Sexual orientation: Straight
Party Affiliation: Republican
Nationality: United States
Executive summary: US Senator from Hawaii, 1959-77
Military service: US Army Air Corps (Judge Advocate, 7th Fighter Command, 1942-45)
First Chinese-American elected to the US Senate.
Father: Hiram Fong, Sr. (indentured laborer)
Mother: Ellyn (maid)
Wife: Ellyn Lo (m. 1938, four children)
Son: Hiram Jr.
Son: Rodney L.
Daughter: Merie-Ellen Fong Mitchell
High School: President William McKinley High School, Honolulu, HI (1924)
University: University of Hawaii, Manoa (1930)
Law School: JD, Harvard Law School (1935)
Administrator: Board of Visitors, US Naval Academy
US Senator, Hawaii (1959-77)
Hawaii State House of Representatives Territorial Legislature (1938-54)
Hawaii State Official Deputy Attorney, City and County of Honolulu (1935-38)
Young Men's Christian Association
Phi Beta Kappa Society
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