FALEOMAVAEGA, Eni F. H., (1943 - 2017)

Collection of the U.S. House of Representatives

FALEOMAVAEGA, Eni F. H., a Delegate from American Samoa; born in Vailoatai Village, American Samoa, August 15, 1943; graduated from Kahuku High School, Kahuku, Hawaii; B.A., Brigham Young University, Provo, Utah, 1966; J.D., University of Houston, Houston, Tex., 1972; LL.M., University of California, Berkeley, Calif., 1973; United States Army, 1966-1969; United States Army Reserve, 1982-1989; administrative assistant, American Samoa delegate to Washington, D.C., 1973-1975; staff, United States House of Representatives Committee on Interior and Insular Affairs, 1975-1981; deputy attorney general, American Samoa, 1981-1984; lieutenant governor of American Samoa, 1985-1989; elected as a Democrat to the One Hundred First and to the twelve succeeding Congresses (January 3, 1989-January 3, 2015); was an unsuccessful candidate for reelection to the One Hundred Fourteenth Congress in 2014; died on February 22, 2017, in Provo, Utah; interment at Provo City Cemetery, Provo, Utah.