H. Takane, 2016-10-11
Scope and Contents
Oral History: Theory and Practice course Fall 2016 topic Father Kenneth A. Bray, former 'Iolani School athletic director, coach, and Board of Governors member.
'Iolani tenure: SY 1931/32 - 1951/52.
Father Kenneth A. Bray was a coach and director of athletics at ῾Iolani School from 1932 to 1952. He was born in England on May 26, 1879 and died in Hawai'i on January 9, 1953. A World War I veteran as a member of the American Expeditionary Forces, Bray also lent his clerical services locally during World War II. He greatly expanded the athletics program at 'Iolani School. Under his direction the school won six IHL championships: Football- 1939, 1940, 1950; Basketball-1951; Baseball-1950, 1951. He is credited with instilling the "One Team" ethos of the school. In addition, Bray served on the Board of Governors beginning with the school's incorporation in 1942. He was honored as a Contributor by the Hawaii Sports Hall of Fame in 1999.
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- Bray, Kenneth A., Rev., 1879 - 1952 (t. 1932 - 1952)
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