|7th Governor of Hawaii|
December 6, 2010
|Lieutenant||Brian Schatz (2010-12)
Shan Tsutsui (2012-present)
|Preceded by||Linda Lingle|
|Member of the U.S. House of Representatives
from Hawaii's 1st district
January 3, 1991 – February 28, 2010
|Preceded by||Pat Saiki|
|Succeeded by||Charles Djou|
September 20, 1986 – January 3, 1987
|Preceded by||Cecil Heftel|
|Succeeded by||Pat Saiki|
|Born||June 26, 1938
Buffalo, New York, U.S.
|Political party||Democratic Party|
|Spouse(s)||Nancie Caraway (m. 1981–present)|
|Alma mater||Union College
University of Hawaii, Manoa
Neil Abercrombie (born June 26, 1938) is an American politician who has been Governor of Hawaii since December 2010 – Hawaii's seventh Governor. Previously he was the Democratic U.S. Representative of the First Congressional District of Hawaii, which comprises urban Honolulu.
He served in Congress from 1986 to 1987 and from 1991 to 2010, when he resigned to successfully run for governor. He has also served as a state legislator and member of the Honolulu City Council.
In August 2014, he was defeated in the Hawaii Democratic primary by state senator David Ige.
Abercrombie was born on June 26, 1938 in Buffalo, New York. He has Irish, English, and German ancestry. He studied at Union College and at the University of Hawaii, Manoa. He went to schools in Hawaii with the parents of Barack Obama. Abercrombie has been married to Nancie Caraway since 1981.
References[change | change source]
- DePledge, Derrick (September 18, 2010). "Blowout: Abercrombie to face Aiona after trouncing Hannemann". Honolulu Star-Advertiser. http://www.staradvertiser.com/news/bulletin/20100918_Abercombie_takes_early_lead_in_governors_race.html. Retrieved September 19, 2010.
- Ancestry.com. abercrombie "Ancestries of Members of the United States House of Representatives: Neil A. Abercrombie". RootsWeb. http://freepages.genealogy.rootsweb.com/~battle/reps/abercrombie.htm abercrombie. Retrieved 2011-02-24.
Other websites[change | change source]
|Wikimedia Commons has media related to: Neil Abercrombie|
- State of Hawaiʻi Office of the Governor official state website
- Neil Abercrombie For Governor official campaign site
- Neil Abercrombie Campaign Material by ArchivoElectoral.org