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Hiram Bingham

Professor of History/Explorer/Politician

Centurion, 1922–1954

Born 19 November 1875 in Honolulu, Hawaii

Died 6 June 1956 in Washington, District of Columbia

Buried Arlington National Cemetery, Arlington, Virginia

Proposed by Graham Lusk and Frank M. Chapman

Elected 14 January 1922 at age forty-six

Archivist’s Note: Father of Jonathan Brewster Bingham; nephew-in-law of Louis Comfort Tiffany