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Daniel Ken Inouye
Birth: Sep. 7, 1924
Honolulu
Honolulu County
Hawaii, USA
Death: Dec. 17, 2012
Bethesda
Montgomery County
Maryland, USA

U.S. Senator and Congressional Medal of Honor recipient. Daniel K. Inouye was Hawaii's longest serving U.S. senator and the senior member of the U.S. Senate at the time of his death. During World War II he served with the famous 442nd Regimental Combat Team, with whom he earned two Purple Hearts, a Bronze Star and numerous other commendations. In 2000, Inouye was awarded the Congressional Medal of Honor by then-President Bill Clinton for his heroism in Italy during World War II. In 1954, he was elected to the legislature of the Territory of Hawaii, five years before the Hawaiian Islands became the fiftieth state admitted to the Union. On August 21, 1959, the day Hawaii became a state, Inouye was elected as Hawaii's first U.S. Congressman. In 1963, he was elected to the U.S. Senate, where he served until his death. (bio by: C & N Rasmussen) 
 
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 Parents:
  Hyotaro Inouye (1895 - 1974)
  Kame Imanaga Inouye (1902 - 1986)
 
 Spouse:
  Margaret S. Awamura Inouye (1924 - 2006)
 
 Sibling:
  Daniel Ken Inouye (1924 - 2012)
  Robert Kazuo Inouye (1932 - 2009)*
 
*Calculated relationship
 
Burial:
National Memorial Cemetery of the Pacific
Honolulu
Honolulu County
Hawaii, USA
 
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Originally Created by: C & N Rasmussen
Record added: Dec 17, 2012
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Daniel Ken Inouye
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Rest in Peace
-Anonymous
 Added: Feb. 25, 2014

- Algae
 Added: Feb. 9, 2014
Daniel Ken "Dan" Inouye : Senator, you will be remembered as a United States Senator from Hawaii, a member of the Democratic Party, and the President pro tempore of the United States Senate from 2010 until his death in 2012, making you the highest-ranking...(Read more)
- MFPS
 Added: Dec. 18, 2013
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