Issaquah History Museums

Brent Leroy Hume

Served in 1937

Served in 1937

Brent was born on March 26, 1906 in Lowery, Minnesota. His father was David William Hume and his mother was Anna Christopherson.

Around 1930 he married Elma Erickson who was born at High Point outside of Issaquah on November 15, 1911. Her father was Eric Erickson II and his mother was Hilda Victoria Johanson.

Brent and Elma lived in Kirkland from 1930 to 1937 where he operated a shoe repair business. He served as Town Marshal from 1937 to around 1939 when they moved to Minot, North Dakota. Brent worked as a brakeman and later as a conductor for the Burlington Northern Railway.

He died in Seattle on January 19, 1981 and his remains were cremated. His wife died on August 17, 1969.

This information kindly provided by Eric Erickson.

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