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Sanford Ballard Dole
George Robert Carter
Walter Francis Frear
Lucius Eugene Pinkham
Charles J. McCarthy
Wallace Rider Farrington
Lawrence McCully Judd
Joseph Boyd Poindexter
Ingram Macklin Stainback
Oren E. Long
Samuel Wilder King
William Francis Quinn
John Anthony Burns
George Ryoichi Ariyoshi
John David Waihee III
Benjamin Cayetano



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Ingram Macklin Stainback

(1883-1961)

Raised in Tennessee and educated at Princeton and the University of Chicago, Ingram Stainback was nominated in 1934 to become the U.S. District Attorney for Hawai`i. He filled this post until 1940, winning important convictions under the Sherman Antitrust Act. In 1940, President Roosevelt named him to the U.S. District Court as a judge.

In 1942, Roosevelt picked Stainback to step into the unusual role of governor of the Islands during wartime. Taking over from Governor Poindexter, Stainback was given more far-reaching authority under the Hawai`i Defense Act. Among other tasks, he reorganized the Office of Civilian Defense to better handle wartime needs. While civilian officers returned to government posts in 1943, Stainback remained as governor until 1951. At that time, President Truman appointed him associate justice of the Hawai`i Supreme Court.

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