Famous Firsts by Asian Americans - InfoPlease
Apr 12, 2021 · The first female Asian American elected to Congress was Patsy Takemoto Mink, elected in 1964 as a representative from Hawaii. U.S. senator: Hiram Fong, 1959, one of Hawaii's first two senators. U.S. female senator: Mazie Hirono,2013, was elected to the U.S. Senate from Hawaii, making her the first Asian American female senator. Also the country's first Asian-American woman elected to the Senate.
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