HEFTEL, Cecil Landau

HEFTEL, Cecil Landau
Collection of the U.S. House of Representatives
1924–2010

Biography

HEFTEL, Cecil Landau, A Representative from Hawaii; born in Chicago, Cook County, Ill., September 30, 1924; attended the public schools of Chicago, Ill.; B.S. Arizona State University, Tempe, 1951; graduate work at University of Utah and New York University; businessman; president, Heftel Broadcasting, Honolulu, Hawaii; served in United States Army, 1943-1946; delegate, Hawaii State Democratic convention, 1972; delegate to Democratic National Convention, 1972; elected as a Democrat to the Ninety-fifth and to the four succeeding Congresses and served from January 3, 1977, until his resignation July 11, 1986; was an unsuccessful candidate for the Democratic nomination for governor of Hawaii; member of the Hawaii state board of education, 2005-2008; died on February 4, 2010, in Honolulu, Hawaii.

View Record in the Biographical Directory of the U.S. Congress

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External Research Collections

University of Oklahoma
The Julian P. Kanter Political Commercial Archive, Department of Communication

Norman, OK
Videocassette: 1982, 1 commercial on 1 videocassette. The commercial was used during Cecil Heftel's campaign for the 1982 U.S. congressional election in District 1 of Hawaii, Democratic Party.
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Bibliography / Further Reading

Rosen, Sidney M. "Cec Heftel: New Politics and the Media Man." Ph.D. dissertation, University of Hawaii, 1985.

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