JOHN R. HAGLELGAM (President, May 15, 1987-May 15, 1991). John R. Haglelgam was born on Yap. He was elected president of the Federated States of Micronesia on May 15, 1987. He remained president when the former Caroline Islands were granted full independence following the termi-
nation of the Trusteeship Agreement administered by the United States on December 22, 1990. He was forced to resign the office on May 15, 1991, after he was defeated in a state senatorial election the previous March.