SUNIA, Fofó Iosefa Fiti, (1937 - )


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SUNIA, Fofó Iosefa Fiti, a Delegate from American Samoa; born in Fagasá, Pago Pago, American Samoa, March 13, 1937; attended the public schools in Samoa; B.A., University of Hawaii, Honolulu, Hawaii, 1960; administrative officer, Samoan affairs-liaison functions for Governor, translator, interpreter, 1961-1966; election commissioner, American Samoa, 1962-1970; founder, Samoan News, 1964; director, tourism for Government of American Samoa, 1966-1972; senator, legislature of American Samoa, 1970-1978; president and chairman, American Samoan Development Corporation, 1965-1971; elected as a Democrat to the Ninety-seventh and to the three succeeding Congresses and served until his resignation on September 6, 1988 (January 3, 1981-September 6, 1988); is a resident of Pago Pago, American Samoa.