William F. Quinn
William Francis Quinn (July 13, 1919 – August 28, 2006) was an American lawyer and politician. He was the 12th and last governor of the Territory of Hawaii from 1957 to 1959 and the first governor of the State of Hawaii from 1959 to 1962.
|1st Governor of Hawaii|
August 21, 1959 – December 3, 1962
|Preceded by||position established (himself as territorial governor)|
|Succeeded by||John A. Burns|
|12th Territorial Governor of Hawaii|
August 29, 1957 – August 21, 1959
|Appointed by||Dwight D. Eisenhower|
|Preceded by||Samuel Wilder King|
|Succeeded by||position abolished (himself as governor)|
William Francis Quinn
July 13, 1919
Rochester, New York, U.S.
|Died||August 28, 2006 (aged 87)|
Honolulu, Hawaii, U.S.
|Resting place||National Cemetery of the Pacific|
Nancy Witbeck (m. 1942)
|Education||Saint Louis University (BA)|
Harvard University (LLB)
|Branch/service||United States Navy|
|Battles/wars||World War II|
- Hevesi, Dennis (August 31, 2006). "William F. Quinn, 87, Governor Elected as Hawaii Became State, Is Dead". The New York Times.