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David Edward Bright

industrialist.

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.

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