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HEFTEL, Cecil Landau, a Representative from Hawaii; born in Chicago, Cook County, Ill.,
September 30, 1924; attended the public schools of Chicago, Ill.; B.S. Arizona
State University, Tempe, 1951; graduate work at University of Utah and New York
University; businessman; president, Heftel Broadcasting, Honolulu, Hawaii;
served in United States Army, 1943-1946; delegate, Hawaii State Democratic
convention, 1972; delegate to Democratic National Convention, 1972; elected as
a Democrat to the Ninety-fifth and to the four succeeding Congresses and served
from January 3, 1977, until his resignation July 11, 1986; was an unsuccessful
candidate for the Democratic nomination for governor of Hawaii; died on
February 4, 2010, in Honolulu, Hawaii.
BibliographyRosen, Sidney M. Cec Heftel: New Politics and the Media Man.
Ph.D. dissertation, University of Hawaii, 1985.