McBride, Donald, 1884-1927.

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Donald McBride was a lawyer and businessman and son of John Harris McBride, owner of Root & McBride Company, a leading wholesale dry goods establishment in Cleveland. Donald's brothers, Malcolm and Herbert, were officers in Root & McBride Company. His sister Grace was married to Dr. George Crile, and his sister Edith was married to Henry S. Sherman, chairman of Society for Savings, 1903-1936. Donald's wife, Mary Helen Harman McBride, was daughter of industrialist Ralph A. Harman, who ran Cleveland Forge and Iron Company, was a founder of Cleveland Trust Company, and a director of Cleveland Electric Railway Company. Mary Helen's sister Grace was married to Samuel Livingston Mather, and her sister Sue was married to diplomat John Pelenyi. Her great aunt, Grace Harman Wade, was married to Jeptha H. Wade.

From the description of Donald McBride family papers, 1857-1989. (Rhinelander District Library). WorldCat record id: 43592795

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creatorOf McBride, Donald, 1884-1927. Donald McBride family papers, 1857-1989. Western Reserve Historical Society, Research Library
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associatedWith Beech Brook, Inc. (Pepper Pike, Ohio) corporateBody
associatedWith Charpentier, Charlotte Helen Harman. person
associatedWith Cleveland-Akron Bag Company. corporateBody
associatedWith Cleveland City Forge and Iron Company. corporateBody
associatedWith Cleveland Tool and Forge Company. corporateBody
associatedWith Cleveland Trust Company. corporateBody
associatedWith Fleming family. family
associatedWith Harman family. family
associatedWith Harman, Grace Fleming, 1860-1920. person
associatedWith Harman, Ralph Augustus, 1857-1929. person
associatedWith Harman, Ralph Hascal, 1820-1903. person
associatedWith Kenyon family. family
associatedWith McBride family. family
associatedWith McBride, Leander. person
associatedWith McBride, Mary Helen Harman, 1892-1989. person
associatedWith Pelenyi, John, 1885-1974. person
associatedWith Pelenyi, Susan Harman. person
associatedWith Root & McBride Company. corporateBody
associatedWith Schweinfurth, Charles Frederick, 1856-1919. person
associatedWith University of Free Europe in Exile. corporateBody
associatedWith Wade family. family
associatedWith Wade, Susan Fleming. person
associatedWith Winous Point Shooting Club. corporateBody
Place Name Admin Code Country
Great Lakes (North America)
Cleveland (Ohio)
Strikes and lockouts--street-railroads
Diplomatic and consular service, Hungarian
World War, 1914-1918--Personal narratives
Shipbuilding industry
Banks and banking


Birth 1884

Death 1927

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