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Peter Tali Coleman

Born: Dec 8, 1919

Death: Apr 28, 1997

Birthplace: Pago Pago

Profession: Lawyer

Nationality: United States

Peter Tali Coleman

Date of Birth : Dec 8, 1919
Date of Death : Apr 28, 1997
Birth Place : Pago Pago

Peter Tali Coleman was the first person of Samoan descent to be appointed Governor of American Samoa and later became the territory's first popularly elected governor. A member of the Republican Party, he is the only U.S. governor whose service spanned five decades and one of the longest-serving governors of any jurisdiction in American history.


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