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Utu Abe Malae

Politician from American Samoa

Utu Abe Malae (born ?) is an American Samoan politician, banker and businessman. Malae was a candidate for Governor of American Samoa in the 2008 gubernatorial elections, finishing second in the runoff to incumbent Governor Togiola Tulafono. On August 15, 2011, Malae announced his candidacy in the forthcoming 2012 American Samoa gubernatorial election, which will be held in November 2012. However, Malae withdrew from the gubernatorial race on October 10, 2011, citing a need to continue his work as the executive director of the Northern Marianas Commonwealth Utility Corporation (CUC) in the Northern Mariana Islands. Utu Abe Malae's family and ancestry is originally from the Manu'a Islands,(his father's side) which are located approximately 70 miles east of American Samoa main island, Tutuila. His mother's family is from the village of Amouli, American Samoa. He is the fifth of seven children born to the late Reverend Elder Pita Malae and the late Fiapa'ipa'i Sera Utu Malae. Malae received his bachelor's degrees in both chemistry and English in 1970 from Morningside College in Sioux City, Iowa. He went onto earn his first master's degree in physical chemistry from Iowa State  ( Wikipedia article )

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Personal facts

Place of birth
American Samoa
Nationality
American Samoa
Profession
Politician

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