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us: MacBride, Roger Lea, 1929-1995


  • [Roger Lea MacBride, also known as R. L. MacBride, (b. August 6, 1929, New Rochelle, New York-d. March 5, 1995, Miami Beach, Florida) was an author, lawyer, and politician. He graduated from Princeton University and Harvard Law School, and joined the Wall Street firm of White & Case. MacBride later opened a small practice in Vermont, where he also served a term in the State Legislature. In 1968 he became the guardian of the "Little House" series of books, which he helped develop into the 1970's television program, "Little House on the Prairie." He moved to Virginia and became involved with the Libertarian Party, running for President in 1976. MacBride was the author of several books, including children's books. He is interred in Wicks Cemetery in Halifax, Vermont.]
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    • us: MacBride, R. L., 1929-1995
  • Additional Information

    • Birth Date

        (edtf) 1929-08-06
    • Death Date

        (edtf) 1995-03-05
    • Associated Locale

        Wicks Cemetery (Halifax, Vt. : Town)
    • Birth Place

        (naf) New Rochelle (N.Y.)
    • Death Place

        (naf) Miami Beach (Fla.)
    • Associated Locale

        (naf) New York (N.Y.)
    • Associated Locale

        (naf) Vermont
    • Associated Locale

        (naf) Virginia
    • Has Affiliation

        • Organization: White & Case (New York, N.Y.)
    • Has Affiliation

        • Organization: (naf) Princeton University
        • Organization: (naf) Harvard University
        • Organization: (naf) Vermont. General Assembly
        • Organization: (naf) Libertarian Party
        • Organization: (naf) Little house on the prairie (Television program)
    • Gender

        (lcdgt) Males
    • Field of Activity

        (lcsh) Law
          (lcsh) Literature
            (lcsh) Children's literature
              (lcsh) Political science
                (lcsh) Television
              • Occupation

                  Children's author
                    (lcsh) Authors
                      (lcsh) Lawyers
                        (lcsh) Legislators
                          (lcsh) Politicians
                            (lcsh) Television producers and directors
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                        • Sources

                          • found: His The American electoral college, 1963: t.p. (Roger Lea MacBride)
                          • found: LC in OCLC, 4-22-86 (hdg.: MacBride, Roger Lea, 1929-)
                          • found: American bookman, 5/15/95: obit. (d. March 5, 1995)
                          • found: Roger Lea MacBride papers, 1995: (b. August 6, 1929; d. March 5, 1995; author, lawyer, politician; inherited the Ingalls-Wilder literary estate and co-created the television series Little House on the Prairie; wrote a series of children's novels about Rose Wilder Lane's childhood)
                          • found: New York Times via Google search, September 14, 2016: obituary, March 8, 1995 (Roger Lea MacBride; born in New Rochelle, N.Y.; died at his home in Miami Beach; a lawyer who was also a writer of children's books, became the guardian of the "Little House" series in 1968) {http://www.nytimes.com/1995/03/08/obituaries/roger-macbride-65-libertarian-and-little-house-heir-is-dead.html}
                          • found: Findagrave.com, September 14, 2016 (Roger Lea MacBride; b. August 6, 1929, New Rochelle, New York; d. March 5, 1995, Miami Beach, Florida; burial: Wicks Cemetery, Halifax, Vermont) {http://www.findagrave.com/cgi-bin/fg.cgi?page=gr&GRid=20639940}
                          • found: OCLC, July 28, 2016 (hdgs.: MacBride, Roger; MacBride, Roger (Roger Lea), 1929-; MacBride, R. L.; MacBride, Roger Lea; MacBride, Roger Lea, 1929-1995; usages: Roger MacBride; Roger Lea MacBride)
                        • General Notes

                          • [Roger Lea MacBride, also known as R. L. MacBride, (b. August 6, 1929, New Rochelle, New York-d. March 5, 1995, Miami Beach, Florida) was an author, lawyer, and politician. He graduated from Princeton University and Harvard Law School, and joined the Wall Street firm of White & Case. MacBride later opened a small practice in Vermont, where he also served a term in the State Legislature. In 1968 he became the guardian of the "Little House" series of books, which he helped develop into the 1970's television program, "Little House on the Prairie." He moved to Virginia and became involved with the Libertarian Party, running for President in 1976. MacBride was the author of several books, including children's books. He is interred in Wicks Cemetery in Halifax, Vermont.]
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