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John C. Elliott
John C. Elliott
|39th Governor of American Samoa|
July 16, 1952 – November 23, 1952
|Preceded by||Phelps Phelps|
|Succeeded by||James Arthur Ewing|
|Secretary of American Samoa|
February 23, 1951 – June 20, 1952
|Born||January 30, 1919
Los Angeles, California
|Died||August 13, 2001(2001-08-13) (aged 82)
San Marino, California
|Resting place||San Gabriel Cemetery, San Gabriel, California|
John C. Elliott (January 30, 1919 – August 13, 2001) was an American politician appointed as the 39th Governor of American Samoa. Elliott was born on January 30, 1919 in Los Angeles, California. He died on April 13, 2001 in San Marino, California. He is buried at the San Gabriel Cemetery in San Gabriel, California. He took office on July 16, 1952 and left on November 23, 1952, leaving for personal reasons, and is the youngest man to ever hold the office at 33 years of age. Prior to his appointment, Elliott had served as the assistant to Governor Phelps Phelps and Secretary of American Samoa.
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