• Date Of Birth: December 12, 1916
  • Date Of Death: February 4, 2021
  • Spouse: Marjorie Helen Marques
  • Occupation: Politician
  • City: Madison
  • State: Alabama

William Henry Bains-Jordan[1] (December 12, 1916 – February 4, 2021) was an American politician who served in the Hawaii House of Representatives from the 10th district from 1959 to 1962, as a member of the Republican Party. He was an active member of the Boy Scouts of America and United States Junior Chamber.

Bains-Jordan was born in Hilo, Hawaii, and was educated at Roosevelt High School. He later attended the Cannon School of Business and the University of Hawaiʻi. During the 1930s and 1940s he was active in the Boy Scouts of America and United States Junior Chamber. He achieved the rank of Eagle Scout in the Boys Scouts, attended the first National Scout jamboree, and became a district committeeman in the organization. He served in many positions in the Honolulu Junior Chamber before becoming the organization’s president. He was in leadership positions over two state fairs.

He entered politics his selection as vice-chair of the Fifth District of the Young Republicans of Hawaii in 1952, and served on the platform committee as the 1956 Hawaii Republican Party territorial convention. He was elected to the state house as the only Republican from the 10th district, but lost reelection in the 1962 election.

Bains-Jordan was considered a possible successor to Arthur D. Woolaway after Woolaway stepped down as chair of the Hawaii Republican Party.[22] In 1963, he was elected to fill the vacancy on the Leeward Hospital board after the death of G.H. Webling and served as president of the board. Bains-Jordan died in Madison, Alabama, on February 4, 2021. – Available under the Creative Commons Attribution-ShareAlike License from Wikipedia.