Tom Hom

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Tom Hom
Member of the California House of Representatives
In office
1969–1971
Personal details
Born Hom Cheuck Ngee
(1927-02-15) February 15, 1927 (age 90)
San Diego, California
Political party Democratic
Occupation Entrepreneur

Thomas E. Hom (born February 15, 1927) is an American politician in the state of California.[1] In 1963 he became the first non-caucasian elected to the San Diego City Council. He served in the California House of Representatives from 1969 to 1971.[2][3]

His father immigrated to California in 1909.[4]

Hom published his autobiography, Rabbit on a Bumpy Road: A Story of Courage and Endurance, in 2014. In it, he mentions his recipe for staying in good health: a teaspoon of honey and two teaspoons of apple cider vinegar, taken twice-daily.[3]

References

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  2. ^ http://chineseamerican.nyhistory.org/tom-hom/
  3. ^ a b http://www.kpbs.org/news/2014/may/21/tom-hom-san-diego-political-legend-talks-about-his/
  4. ^ http://www.sandiegouniontribune.com/news/2014/sep/26/tom-hom-mr-san-diego-2014-faulconer-davis-atkins/
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