HAWAII: Nominations in Order

Breakfasting with island legislative leaders at his official residence one morning last week, Hawaii's last appointed Territorial Governor, William Quinn, was interrupted by his wife. "I thought you might want to see this radiogram," said Nancy Quinn. "It came a few minutes ago, and Cecily [aged 4] answered the door and opened the envelope. It could be important." It was; from President Dwight Eisenhower had come 1) notification that he had just signed the Hawaiian statehood bill, and 2) orders directing Quinn to proceed with appropriate plans for election of state and congressional officials.

Within 30 days of Ike's signing...

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