Asian Pacific Americans in the United States Congress Metadata

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  • Main Title Asian Pacific Americans in the United States Congress


  • Author: Tong, Lorraine H.
    Creator Type: Personal
    Creator Info: Analyst in American National Government


  • Name: Library of Congress. Congressional Research Service.
    Place of Publication: Washington D.C.


  • Creation: 2010-02-01


  • English


  • Content Description: Asian Pacific Americans have served in both houses of Congress representing California, Hawaii, Louisiana, Oregon, Virginia, American Samoa, and Guam. They have served in leadership positions, including committee and subcommittee chairmanships. This report presents information on Senators, Representatives, and Delegates, including party affiliations, length and dates of service, and committee assignments.
  • Physical Description: 21 pages.


  • Legislative Indexing Vocabulary: Congress
  • Legislative Indexing Vocabulary: Asians
  • Legislative Indexing Vocabulary: Americans
  • Legislative Indexing Vocabulary: Asian American ethnic groups
  • Legislative Indexing Vocabulary: Members of Congress


  • Place Name: Japan
  • Place Name: China
  • Place Name: Philippines
  • Place Name: Mariana Islands
  • Place Name: Guam
  • Place Name: India
  • Place Name: United States - Hawaii
  • Place Name: Samoa
  • Place Name: North Korea
  • Place Name: South Korea
  • Place Name: Vietnam


  • Name: Congressional Research Service Reports
    Code: CRSR


  • Name: UNT Libraries Government Documents Department
    Code: UNTGD

Resource Type

  • Report


  • Text


  • CRS Report Number: 97-398
  • 97-398_2010Feb01
  • Archival Resource Key: ark:/67531/metadc29505