The territory of Hawaii is established and Sanford Dole, cousin of James Dole, is appointed first Governor of the new territory.
Source: Dole Food Company Web Site
President William McKinley appointed Dole to become the first territorial governor after U.S. annexation of Hawaiʻi had been procured. Dole assumed the office in 1900.
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