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Eni Faleomavaega

American politician

Eni Fa'aua'a Hunkin Faleomavaega, Jr. (/ˈɛn fəˌl.mɑːvəˈɛŋɡə/; August 15, 1943 – February 22, 2017) was an American Samoan politician. He served as the territory's lieutenant governor and congressional delegate. He served as a U.S. House Representative from American Samoa's At-large congressional district from 1989 through 2015.

Eni Faleomavaega
Faleomavaega Portrait.jpg
Member of the U.S. House of Representatives
from American Samoa's At-large district
In office
January 3, 1989 – January 3, 2015
Delegate
Preceded byFofó Sunia
Succeeded byAmata Coleman Radewagen
3rd Lieutenant Governor of American Samoa
In office
January 3, 1985 – January 2, 1989
GovernorA. P. Lutali
Preceded byTufele Liamatua
Succeeded byGalea'i Peni Poumele
Personal details
Born
Eni Fa'aua'a Hunkin Faleomavaega, Jr.

(1943-08-15)August 15, 1943
Vailoatai, American Samoa, U.S.
DiedFebruary 22, 2017(2017-02-22) (aged 73)
Provo, Utah, U.S.
Political partyDemocratic Party
Spouse(s)Hinanui Bambridge Cave
Children5
Alma materBrigham Young University, Hawaii
Brigham Young University, Utah
University of Houston
University of California, Berkeley
AwardsArmy Commendation Medal
Military service
Allegiance United States
Branch/serviceUnited States Army
 • United States Army Reserve
Years of service1966–1969 (Active)
1982–1990 (Reserve)
RankUS military captain's rank.gif Captain
Unit100th Battalion, 442nd Infantry Regiment
Battles/warsVietnam War

Faleomavaega died at his home in Provo, Utah on February 22, 2017, aged 73.[1]

ReferencesEdit

  1. Fili Sagapolutele (February 23, 2017). "Eni Faleomavaega, who served 13 terms as delegate from American Samoa, dies at 73". Washington Post. Retrieved February 23, 2017.