Bruce McBride

Bruce McBride

Male 1879 - 1941  (62 years)

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  • Name Bruce McBride 
    Born 23 Feb 1879  Des Moines, Iowa, USA Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Gender Male 
    Census 1940  Honolulu, Hawaii, USA Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Age: 58y 
    Address:
    415 Royal Hawaiian Ave, Honolulu, Hawaii 
    Died 26 Dec 1941  Honolulu, Hawaii, USA Find all individuals with events at this location 


    • From the front page of the Honolulu Advertiser, Saturday, December 27, 1941

      Bruce R. McBride Dies at Queen's

      Was Head of Hawaiian Homes Commission

      Bruce R. McBride, well-known kamaaine businessman, died here yesterday at 11:30 a.m., at the Queen's hospital. He was chairman of the Hawaiian Homes Commission and resident manager of the Glidden Paint Co.

      Mr. McBride, who lived at 415 Royal Hawaiian avenue, was born in Des Moines, Iowa, 59 years ago. After many years in business in San Francisco, he came to Hawaii in 1923.

      Liquor Commissioner

      Mr. McBride was a member of the territorial liquor commission, belonged to the Commercial Club and was an active Shriner. He was First Ceremonial Master in the Aloha temple and was a candidate for the office of Oriental Guide.

      In July, 1939, Mr. McBride was appointed member of the Hawaiian Homes Commission, and in October, 1939, he was named chairman. Last month, Governor Poindexter reappointed him chairman to serve until Nov. 18, 1946.

      On Housing Board

      He was also a member of the Papakolea Housing Board, appointed in June, 1939.

      He is survived by his wife and daughter Alice, who is now Mrs. Fred Witman. Mrs. Witman lives in Los Angeles.

      Services will be held over the ashes at 2 p.m. today at Borthwick's mortuary.


      Also:
      transcription of obituary the day after he died. Kamaaine is from Hawaiian kama'aine, connoting a long-time resident of Hawaii - at the time, more specifically a non-native-born long-time resident.
    Notes 
    Person ID I221  Bratt Family Tree
    Last Modified 22 Aug 2015 

    Family Mary Elizabeth Conkey,   b. 16 Apr 1884, New York, USA Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 23 Jan 1979, Yucca Valley, San Bernardino, California, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 94 years) 
    Married 2 Feb 1915  Santa Ana, California Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Last Modified 27 Sep 2015 
    Family ID F156  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

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