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S. I. Hayakawa

S. I. HayakawaAKA Samuel Ichiye Hayakawa

Born: 19-Jul-1906
Birthplace: Vancouver, British Columbia, Canada
Died: 27-Feb-1992
Location of death: Greenbrae, CA
Cause of death: unspecified
Remains: Cremated

Gender: Male
Race or Ethnicity: Asian
Sexual orientation: Straight
Occupation: Politician
Party Affiliation: Republican

Nationality: United States
Executive summary: Semanticist and US Senator

Father: Ichiro Hayakawa (import/exporter, b. 1884, d. 1975 in Japan)
Mother: Toro Hayakawa (b. 1884, d. 1983 in Japan)
Brother: Fred
Sister: Ruth
Sister: Grace
Wife: Margedant Peters (m. 1937, three children)

    University: BA English, University of Manitoba, Winnipeg (1927)
    University: MA English, McGill University (1928)
    University: PhD English and American Literature, University of Wisconsin at Madison (1935)
    Professor: Instructor of English, University of Wisconsin (1936-39)
    Professor: Associate Professor, Illinois Institute of Technology (1939-47)
    Professor: Lecturer, University of Chicago (1950-55)
    Administrator: President, San Francisco State College (1968-73)

    US Senator, California (3-Jan-1977 to 3-Jan-1983)
    US English Founder
    Bohemian Grove
    Naturalized US Citizen 1950's
    Japanese Ancestry

Author of books:
Language in Action (1941, nonfiction)
Language in Thought and Action (1947, nonfiction, the 1941 book retooled)
Modern Guide to Synonyms and Related Works (1968, nonfiction)

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