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Thomas J. Brady, Jr.
Commander, United States Navy
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COMMANDER T. J. BRADY, 71, WAS NAVY ENGINEER

New York – November 12, 1955 – Commander Thomas J. Brady, a retired officer in the Navy’s Civil Engineer Corps, died yesterday in his home at St. Petersburg, Florida, after a heart attack.  He would have been 71 years old next month.

Service in both World Wars and in both the Atlantic and Pacific marked Commander Brady’s thirty years in the Navy.  From 1931 to 1934 he was Public Works Officer on Guam and from 1938 to 1940 established the first Naval Air Seaplane base at Sitka, Alaska.  During World War II he was on President Roosevelt’s Advisory Staff.

Commander Brady’s father, also Thomas J. Brady, had been City Superintendent of Buildings in New York.  After attending the public schools here, he entered City College but transferred to Columbia University, graduating with a Civil Engineering degree in 1905.  While at Columbia he played on the freshman and varsity hockey teams.  He entered the Navy in 1917 and was retired in 1947 for physical disability.  Commander Brady belonged to Phi Beta Sigma fraternity.

Surviving are his widow, Helen M. Brady, a son, John T. Brady of Greenville, South Carolina, and a sister, Mrs. Dennis Morrisey of South Valley, New York.


BRADY, THOMAS J JR
CDR   US NAVY
DATE OF BIRTH: 12/22/1884
DATE OF DEATH: 11/11/1955
BURIED AT: SECTION 6  SITE 8620 SH
ARLINGTON NATIONAL CEMETERY

BRADY, MARY REI W/O BRADY, THOMAS J
DATE OF DEATH: 02/04/1936
BURIED AT: SECTION 6  SITE 8620
ARLINGTON NATIONAL CEMETERY

BRADY, HELEN M
DATE OF BIRTH: 06/12/1908
DATE OF DEATH: 06/27/2000
BURIED AT: SECTION 6  SITE 8620 SH
ARLINGTON NATIONAL CEMETERY
  WIFE OF BRADY, THOMAS J JR CDR US NAVY 

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Posted: 31 October 2008 Updated: 1 November 2008

TJ Brady Jr. Gravesite PHOTO November 2008

TJ Brady Jr. Gravesite PHOTO November 2008

TJ Brady Jr. Gravesite PHOTO November 2008

TJ Brady Jr. Gravesite PHOTO November 2008
 

TJ Brady Jr. Gravesite PHOTO November 2008
Photos Courtesy of Holly, November 2008