Neil Abercrombie (born June 26, 1938) is an American politician. He was the 7th Governor of Hawaii from December 2010 to December 2014. Previously he was the Democratic U.S. Representative of the First Congressional District of Hawaii, which comprises urban Honolulu.
|7th Governor of Hawaii|
December 6, 2010 – December 1, 2014
|Preceded by||Linda Lingle|
|Succeeded by||David Ige|
|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|
|Member of the Hawaii House of Representatives|
|Born||June 26, 1938|
Buffalo, New York, U.S.
Nancie Caraway (m. 1981)
|Education||Union College (AB)|
University of Hawaii, Manoa (MA, PhD)
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.
- Ancestry.com. "Ancestries of Members of the United States House of Representatives: Neil A. Abercrombie". RootsWeb. Archived from the original on 2007-12-04. Retrieved 2011-02-24.
Other websites Edit
- State of Hawaiʻi Office of the Governor official state website
- Neil Abercrombie For Governor Archived 2013-11-05 at the Wayback Machine official campaign site
- Neil Abercrombie Campaign Material Archived 2015-09-15 at the Wayback Machine by ArchivoElectoral.org