AB with honors, University Hawaii, 1930. Doctor of Laws, University Hawaii, 1953. Juris Doctor, Harvard University, 1935.
Doctor of Laws, Tufts University, 1960. Doctor of Laws, Lafayette College, 1960. Doctor of Laws, Lynchburg College, 1970.
Doctor of Laws, Lincoln University, 1971. Doctor of Laws, University Guam, 1974. Doctor of Laws, St. John's University, 1975.
Doctor of Laws, California Western School Law, 1976. Doctor of Laws, Tung Wu University, Taiwan, 1978. Doctor of Laws, China Academy, Taiwan, 1978.
Doctor of Humane Letters, Long Island University, 1968.
With supply department, Pearl Harbor Navy Yard, 1924-1927;
chief clerk, Suburban Water System, 1930-1932;
deputy attorney, City and County of Honolulu, 1935-1938;
founder, partner law firm, Fong, Miho, Choy & Robinson, until 1959;
founder, Chairman of the Board emeritus, Finance Factors
founder, Chairman of the Board emeritus, Grand Pacific Life Insurance Company
founder, Chairman board, Finance Investment Company
founder, Chairman board, Market City, Ltd.
founder, Chairman board, Finance Enterprises Ltd.
president, Ocean View Cemetery, Ltd.
owner, operator, Sen. Fong's Plantation and Gardens, Honolulu. Director numerous firms, Honolulu.
Honorary consultant China Airlines.
Member Hawaii Legislature, 1938-1954, speaker, 1948-1954. Member United States Senate,1959-1977, Post Office and Civil Service Committee, Judiciary Committee, Appropriations Committee, Special Committee on Aging. United States delegate 150th Anniversary Argentine Independence, Buenos Aires, 1960, 55th Interparliamentary Union (World) Conference, 1966, Ditchley Foundation Conference, 1967, United States-Canada Inter-Parliamentary Union Conference, 1961, 65, 67, 68, Mexico-United States Inter-ParliamentaryConf., 1968, World Interparliamentary Union, Tokyo, 1974.
Member Commision on Revision Federal Court Appellate System, since 1975. Active in civic and service organizations. Vice president Territorial Constitutional Convention, 1950.
Delegate Republican National Convention, 1952, 56, 60, 64, 68, 72. Founder, Chairman of the Board Finance Factors Foundation. Founder, president Hiram & Ellyn Fong Foundation.
Founder, president, Chairman of the Board Market City Foundation. Honorary co-chairman McKinley High School Foundation, 1989. Board visitors United States Military Academy, since 1971, United States Naval Academy, since 1974.
Served from First lieutenant to major United States Army Air Force, 1942-1944. Retired colonel United States Air Force Reserve. Member American Legion, Veterans of Foreign Wars, Lambda Alpha International (Aloha chapter), Phi Beta Kappa.
Married Ellyn Lo; children, Hiram, Rodney, Merie-Ellen Fong Gushi, Marvin-Allan (twins).