Published On: Fri, May 28th, 2010

The first India to become member of United States Congress

Who was the first India to become member of United States Congress?
Dalip Singh Saund was the first Asian American, Indian American and First Sikh to become the member of the United States House of Representatives. He served the 29th District of California from January 3, 1957–January 3, 1963.

Some more info:

  • The first India born person to earn US citizenship was A.K. Mozumdar .
  • The first Indian descent person to be recruited by the US army was Bhagat Singh Thind. He was recruited in 1918.
  • The first India born scholar to win Newbery medal in United States was Dhan Gopal Mukerji.

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