California’s first Asian American Sheriff Sworn in to Office in San Francisco

California swears in their first Asian American Sheriff. Paul Miyamoto will serve San Francisco, succeeding Sheriff Michael Hennessey who held office for over 30 years.

Paul Miyamoto San Francsico Sheriff First Asian American Sheriff

“I lost my first election for sheriff in 2011,” Miyamoto said. “Eight years later, I am the first Asian American in history to be elected to sheriff in the state of California. Never give up.”

Read more via San Francisco Examiner below.

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