Sunday, November 15, 2015

Archibald Scott Cleghorn

Archibald Scott Cleghorn In 1840, the Cleghorns immigrated to New Zealand, and then moved to the Islands. Archibald took over his father's business and turned it into one of the most successful mercantile chains in the islands. He first married Elizabeth Pauahi Lapeka; they had three daughters. On September 22, 1870, Archibald married Princess Likelike (sister of a Kalākaua and Liliʻuokalani,) ʻĀinahau, their Waikiki home was said to have been the most beautiful private estate in the Hawaiian Islands. The Cleghorns had one child Kaʻiulani - “the only member of the Royal Family having issue.” Cleghorn served in the House of Nobles and the Privy Council. He succeeded John Owen Dominis upon his death in November 1891, until February 28, 1893 as Royal Governor of Oahu.

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