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Gruening fought for Hawaii statehood as well

Gruening fought for Hawaii statehood as well. While visiting Hawaii, Gruening presented an Alaska state flag to Hawaii Governor Bill Quinn. Hawaii was admitted as the 50th state in August 1959. Archives, University of Alaska Fairbanks

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