John C. Elliott

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John C. Elliott
39th Governor of American Samoa
In office
July 16, 1952 November 23, 1952
Preceded by Phelps Phelps
Succeeded by James Arthur Ewing
Secretary of American Samoa
In office
February 23, 1951 June 20, 1952
Governor Phelps Phelps
Personal details
Born January 30, 1919
Los Angeles, California
Died August 13, 2001(2001-08-13) (aged 82)
San Marino, California
Resting place San Gabriel Cemetery, San Gabriel, California
Political party Democratic

John C. Elliott (January 30, 1919 August 13, 2001) was an American politician appointed as the 39th Governor of American Samoa. [1] Elliott was born on January 30, 1919 in Los Angeles, California. [2] He died on April 13, 2001 in San Marino, California. He is buried at the San Gabriel Cemetery in San Gabriel, California. [2] He took office on July 16, 1952 and left on November 23, 1952, [1] leaving for personal reasons, [3] and is the youngest man to ever hold the office at 33 years of age. [2] Prior to his appointment, Elliott had served as the assistant to Governor Phelps Phelps and Secretary of American Samoa. [3]

References

  1. 1 2 "John C. Elliot". Governors. Government of American Samoa. 2010. Retrieved 4 June 2010.
  2. 1 2 3 Sorensen, Stan; Joseph Theroux (2007). "The Samoan Historical Calendar, 1606-2007" (PDF). Government of American Samoa. pp. 30; 89. Archived from the original (PDF) on 27 February 2009. Retrieved 4 June 2010.
  3. 1 2 Gray, John Alexander Clinton (1980). Amerika Samoa. Ayer Publishing. p. 262. ISBN   0-405-13038-4 . Retrieved 4 June 2010.
Government offices
Preceded by
Phelps Phelps
Governor of American Samoa
1952
Succeeded by
James Arthur Ewing