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Thomas Ponce Gill Edit Profile

Lawyer , United States Representative from Hawaii

Thomas Ponce Gill, lawyer, former United States Representative from Hawaii. Bar: Hawaii. Decorated Bronze Star, Purple Heart. Hawaii Territorial Guard, 1941-1942; Technology sergeant United States Army, 1942-1945.

Background

Gill, Thomas Ponce was born on April 21, 1922 in Honolulu. Son of Thomas and Lorin Tarr Gill.

Education

Attended, University Hawaii, 1940—1941. Bachelor, University California, Berkeley, 1948. Juris Doctor, University California, Berkeley, 1951.

Career

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.

Achievements

  • Bar: Hawaii.

Membership

Hawaii Territorial Guard, 1941-1942. Technology sergeant United States Army, 1942-1945.

Connections

Married Lois Angelina Hanawalt, August 25, 1947. Children: Thomas A., Andrea T., Eric W., Ivan P., Timothy M., Gary L.

father:
Thomas Gill

mother:
Lorin Tarr Gill

spouse:
Lois Angelina Hanawalt

children:
Thomas A. Gill

Andrea T. Gill

Eric W. Gill

Ivan P. Gill

Timothy M. Gill

Gary L. Gill