HISTORY NEBRASKA MANUSCRIPT FINDING AID
RG5673.AM: Grunwald Family
Omaha, Douglas County, Nebraska
Size: One folder
Born on May 7, 1902, Byron “Bing” Grunwald attended Central High School in Omaha and then Iowa State University. He joined his father in business at the B. Grunwald Heating and Plumbing Co., Inc. Byron married Marvyle “Brownie” Scholes on June 20, 1930. He was active in or served on the boards of several organizations, including the Salvation Army, the Henry Doorly Zoo, Scottish Rite, Nebraska Methodist Hospital, and the Omaha Home for Boys. Byron also enjoyed sporting dog field trials. Several of his dogs won national titles, including the American Kennel Club field championship. Byron “Bing” Grunwald died in Omaha on October 4, 1990.
Born on August 13, 1907, Bernice Marie Grunwald graduated from the University of Nebraska with honors and received the Delta Omicron award for musical achievement. She taught as a music teacher at Benson High School. Bernice married John Sumner Anderson, and the couple had one daughter. The couple divorced after a time, and Bernice went back to her maiden name. Bernice Marie Grunwald died on September 5, 1990.
SCOPE AND CONTENT NOTE
This collection consists of one folder containing biographical and genealogical information about members of the Grunwald family. The bulk of the materials relate to Byron “Bing” Grunwald and his sister, Bernice Marie Grunwald. Materials include church memorial programs, copies of birth and death records, newspaper clippings, and miscellaneous ephemera. The bulk of the items date from the late 1980s and early 1990s.
Note: See the photo component [RG5673.PH] for related images.
Grunwald family information
Grunwald, Bernice Marie, 1907-1990
Grunwald, Byron F. “Bing,” 1902-1990