Attended, University Hawaii, 1940—1941. Bachelor, University California, Berkeley, 1948. Juris Doctor, University California, Berkeley, 1951.
Member Hawaii Legislation, 1958-1961, majority floor leader, 1959—1962. Member United States Congress from Hawaii, 1963—1965. Lieutenant governor State of Hawaii, 1966-1970.
Member American Civil Liberties Union of Northern California, 1948-1951, chairman, Oahu County Democratic Committee, 1954-1958. Director State of Hawaii Office Economic Opportunity, 1964-1966.
Hawaii Territorial Guard, 1941-1942. Technology sergeant United States Army, 1942-1945.
Married Lois Angelina Hanawalt, August 25, 1947. Children: Thomas A., Andrea T., Eric W., Ivan P., Timothy M., Gary L.