|Birth: ||Nov. 7, 1902|
|Death: ||Nov. 6, 1975|
Politician. Mayor of Honolulu, Hawaii from 1954-1968. Prior to becoming mayor, he was a school teacher, a member of the Hawaii territorial House of Representatives from 1944-1946 as well a member of the Hawaii territorial senate from 1946-1950. After his death in 1975, his succesor renamed the Honolulu Convention Center/Honolulu International Center in his honor, calling it the Neal S. Blaisdell Center. The convention center was the site where in January 1973, history was made when Elvis Presley(http://www.findagrave.com/cgi-bin/fg.cgi?page=gr&GRid=837) performed there to a live
world-wide audience. He suffered a fatal stroke the day before his 73rd birthday.
Lucy Thurston Blaisdell (1903 - 1986)*
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Record added: Apr 01, 2007
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