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David Edward Bright

David Edward Bright, industrialist. Member Los Angeles Art Association (director), Democratic Associates of Southern California (trustee).

Background

  • Bright, David Edward was born on September 9, 1907 in Duluth, Minnesota, United States. Son of Samuel and Kathryn (Kearns) Bright.

  • Education

    • Student in public schools, Benton Harbor, Michigan, also Chicago.

    Career

    • President Pioneer Gen-E-Motor Corporation. 1932-1950, Whitney Apallo Steel Corporation, 1950-1951. Partner Whitney Associates, 1952-1954, Whitney Oil Corporation, 1952-1956.

      Chairman of the executive committee, director H & B American Machine Company 1952-1958. President, chairman H & B American Corporation, Beverly Hills, California, since 1958. Director Slick Airlines, since 1956.

      President David E. Bright Foundation. Board directors art council University of California at Los Angeles, Los Angeles County Museum. Trustee Los Angeles County Museum Art.

    Politics

    Party affiliation: Democrat

    Membership

    Member Los Angeles Art Association (director), Democratic Associates of Southern California (trustee). Clubs: Standard (Chicago).

    Connections

    • Married Dolly Newmire, June 18, 1948. Children: Edward, Bonnie Lee.
    • father: Samuel Bright
    • mother: Kathryn (Kearns) Bright
    • spouse: Dolly Newmire
    • children: Edward Bright
    • Bonnie Lee Bright
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    Born September 9, 1907
    Died April 13, 1965
    (aged 57)
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