Harold Davenport Rising ’30

Harold Davenport Rising ’30 died on November 9, 2006, in Mesa, Arizona.

Born on November 7, 1907, in Newton Centre, Massachusetts, he prepared for college at Phillips Exeter Academy in New Hampshire and joined Delta Kappa Epsilon fraternity at Bowdoin.

Following his graduation in 1931 as a member of the Class of 1930, he was a teller with the Boston Five Cents Savings Bank until 1937, when he joined the staff of the First Hawaiian Bank in Honolulu, where he eventually became a vice president. He was the manager of the bank’s branches at Wailuku, Waikiki, and Kaimuki, as well as working in the main office in Honolulu. He was also a director of the Maui Electric Company from 1968 to 1971 and a trustee of the Maunaolu College from 1967 to 1971.

He retired from the bank in 1971 and moved to Prescott, Arizona.

He was married in 1938 to Dorothy Whynot, who died in 2001, and is survived by two daughters, Joanne R.Tice of Kailua, Hawaii, and Natalie R. Heminger; four grandchildren; five great-grandchildren; and two great-great-grandchildren.