Allan Saunders

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Allan Saunders (b. 1897, Cransford, N.J. - d. 1989, Honolulu) "is credited with starting the Hawai'i chapters of the League of Women Voters, in 1948, and the American Civil Liberties Union, in 1965. He helped establish the state Constitution and the State Ethics Commission, and was involved in the reform of Hawai'i's penal code in 1966." [1]

In 2001, a University of Hawaii at Manoa committee on naming buildings, which included Mamo Kim, recommended to the Board of Regents naming the Social Science Building after Allan Saunders and his wife. [2]

External links

  • Allan Saunders Honolulu Advertiser, July 2, 2006.
  • Idea Gains Support to name UH Building Honolulu Star-Bulletin, August 17, 2001.


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