Daniel Inouye was an American politician remembered for serving as a United States Senator from Hawaii from 1963 until he died in 2012. He was also known for being the President pro tempore of the United States Senate from 2010 until his death.
He was married twice. His first marriage was to Maggie Shinobu Awamura. The marriage lasted from 1949 until Maggie's death in 2006. His second marriage was to Irene Hirano in 2008. He and Irene remained together until his demise. He had only one child named Kenny.
For his extraordinary service during World War II, he received a number of military decorations, including a Purple Heart, a Medal of Honor and a World War II Victory Medal.
In 2013, he was honored posthumously with the Presidential Medal of Freedom.
He enlisted in the U.S. Army in 1943 and fought in World War II, during which he lost his right arm.
Upon his election to the United States House of Representatives in 1959, he became the first Japanese American to ever serve in the United States Congress.
I hope that the mistakes made and suffering imposed upon Japanese Americans nearly 60 years ago will not be repeated against Arab Americans whose loyalties are now being called into question.Daniel Inouye
Mr. Gonzales' failure to respond to questions legitimately posed to him by the Senate raises grave doubts in my mind as to his fitness to serve the people of the United States as their Attorney General.Daniel Inouye
The President's speech suggested to me that were we to follow his leadership, we will be in Iraq not for months, but for years. I also hope I am wrong on this.Daniel Inouye
was a famous American captain and politician,
who was born on
September 7, 1924. As a person born on this date, Daniel Inouye is listed in our database as the 16th
most popular celebrity for the day (September 7) and the 21st most popular for the year (1924).
People born on September 7
fall under the Zodiac sign of Virgo, the Virgin.
Daniel Inouye is the 574th most popular Virgo.
Aside from information specific to Daniel Inouye's birthday, Daniel Inouye is the 3818th most famous American and ranks 18th in famous people born in Honolulu, Hawaii, U.S.
In general, Daniel Inouye ranks as the 6919th
most popular famous person of all time.
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