Roger MacBride

Birth Name: Roger Lea MacBride

Date of Birth: August 6, 1929

Place of Birth: New Rochelle, New York, U.S.

Date of Death: March 5, 1995

Place of Death: Miami Beach, Florida, U.S.

Ethnicity: English, some Irish and Scottish

Roger MacBride was an American lawyer, political figure, writer, and television producer.

He was the Libertarian Party’s nominee for President of the United States in 1976.

Roger was the son of Elise Fairfax (Lea) and William Burt MacBride, an editor.

Roger’s paternal grandfather was William Burt MacBride (the son of William Idale McBride and Mary Thompson). Roger’s grandfather William was Canadian. Roger’s great-grandfather William was the son of Samuel McBride, from Ballydorn, County Down, Ireland, and of Elizabeth Webster, from Ayton, Yorkshire, England.

Roger’s paternal grandmother was Estelle Virginia Huey (the daughter of Benjamin Maclin Huey and Sarah Elizabeth King). Benjamin was the son of James Grandison Leroi Huey and Virginia Victoria Maclin. Sarah was the daughter of Edwin Woodson “Woody” King and Rhoda Bates/Bateman Langdon.

Roger’s maternal grandfather was Howard Fairfax Lea (the son of William Gabriel Randolph Lea and Louise Longstreet Nash). Howard was born in Virginia. William was the son of James Lea and Anne Rebecca Meade.

Roger’s maternal grandmother was Anne Elise Wing (the daughter of Oliver Cromwell Wing and Delia Ophelia Kendrick). Anne was born in Massachusetts. Oliver was the son of William Wing and Mary Dimmick. Delia was the daughter of Warren P. Kendrick and Bethia Phillips.

Sources: Genealogy of Roger MacBride –

Genealogy of Roger’s maternal grandmother, Anne Elise Wing (focusing on her father’s side) –

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