John A. Burns

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John Burns
John A. Burns 1966.jpg
2nd Governor of Hawaii
In office
December 3, 1962 – December 2, 1974
LieutenantWilliam S. Richardson
Thomas Gill
George Ariyoshi
Preceded byWilliam F. Quinn
Succeeded byGeorge Ariyoshi
Delegate to the U.S. House of Representatives
from Hawaii's at-large district
In office
January 3, 1957 – August 21, 1959
Preceded byElizabeth Farrington
Succeeded byDaniel Inouye (U.S. Representative)
Personal details
Born(1909-03-30)March 30, 1909
Hill County, Montana, U.S.
DiedApril 5, 1975(1975-04-05) (aged 66)
Honolulu, Hawaii, U.S.
Resting placeNational Memorial Cemetery of the Pacific
Political partyDemocratic
EducationUniversity of Hawaii, Manoa (BA)
Military service
Allegiance United States
Branch/service United States Army
Years of service1927–1928

John Anthony Burns (March 30, 1909 – April 5, 1975) was an American Democratic politician. Burns was the second governor of Hawaii from 1962 to 1974. He almost lost his primary re-election nomination.[1]

References[change | change source]

  1. Coffman, Tom (1986). Catch a Wave: Case Study of Hawaii's New Politics. University of Hawaii Press. ISBN 0-8248-0270-5.