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Neal S. Blaisdell
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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. 
 
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 Spouse:
  Lucy Thurston Blaisdell (1903 - 1986)*
 
*Calculated relationship
 
Burial:
O'ahu Cemetery
Honolulu
Honolulu County
Hawaii, USA
 
Created by: Allcalmap
Record added: Apr 01, 2007
Find A Grave Memorial# 18730422
Neal S. Blaisdell
Added by: David Blewster Knight
 
Neal S. Blaisdell
Added by: Duane Browning
 
Neal S. Blaisdell
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Middle name Shaw.
- Daryl Mallett & Barbara Biggs
 Added: Jun. 19, 2009
God grant you peace, sir. Thank you for your life of public service to the people of Hawaii.
- Duane Browning
 Added: Sep. 3, 2007

- Allcalmap
 Added: Apr. 1, 2007
 
 
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