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ABERCROMBIE, Neil, a Representative from Hawaii; born in Buffalo, Erie County, N.Y.,
June 26, 1938; graduated from Williamsville High School, Williamsville, N.Y.;
B.A., Union College, Schenectady, N.Y., 1959; M.A., University of Hawaii,
Manoa, Hawaii, 1964; Ph.D., University of Hawaii, Manoa, Hawaii, 1974;
unsuccessful candidate for United States Senate in 1970; member of the Hawaii
state house of representatives, 1974-1978; member of the Hawaii state senate,
1978-1986; elected as a Democrat to the Ninety-ninth Congress in a special
election to fill the vacancy caused by the resignation of United States
Representative Cecil Heftel (September 20, 1986-January 3, 1987); unsuccessful
candidate for election to the One Hundredth Congress in 1986; member of the
Honolulu city council, 1988-1991; elected to the One Hundred Second and to the
nine succeeding Congresses until his resignation on February 28, 2010 (January
3, 1991-February 28, 2010); Governor of Hawaii, 2010-2014.
BibliographyAbercrombie, Neil, and Richard Hoyt.
Blood of Patriots. New York: Forge, 1996; Abercrombie, Neil.
Mumford, Mailer, and Machines: Staking a Claim for Man. Ph. D. Diss.,
University of Hawaii, 1974.