Henry McBride (politician)
|4th Governor of Washington|
December 26, 1901 – January 9, 1905
|Preceded by||John Rankin Rogers|
|Succeeded by||Albert E. Mead|
|4th Lieutenant Governor of Washington|
January 14, 1901 – December 26, 1901
|Governor||John Rankin Rogers|
|Preceded by||Thurston Daniels|
|Succeeded by||Charles E. Coon|
|Born||February 7, 1856
|Died||October 7, 1937 (aged 81)
McBride moved to Washington Territory in 1882 and taught school at Oak Harbor on Whidbey Island while he studied law. He married Alice Garrett on February 7, 1884. From 1887 to 1889 he was a practicing attorney in partnership with E. M. Carr and Harold Preston. He was prosecuting attorney for the counties of Whatcom, Skagit, and Snohomish from 1889 to 1891.
Elected to the office of Lieutenant Governor of the state of Washington in 1900, he became Governor upon the death of Governor John Rankin Rogers on December 26, 1901 and served until 1905. After leaving office, he returned to his law practice, served as president of a savings and loan association, and worked in the lumber business.
McBride died on October 7, 1937, in Seattle, Washington.
- The National Cyclopaedia of American Biography. New York: James T. White and Co., 1910. Vol. 14, p. 447.
- Meany, Edmond S (1915). Governors of Washington : territorial and state. University of Washington,.Available online through the Washington State Library's Classics in Washington History collection
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