Jasper Ewing Brady (1797 - 1871)

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Birthplace: Sunbury, Northumberland, Pennsylvania
Death: Died in Washington D.C., Arlington, Maryland
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About Jasper Ewing Brady

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Jasper Ewing Brady (March 4, 1797 – January 26, 1871) was a Whig member of the U.S. House of Representatives from Pennsylvania.


Jasper E. Brady was born in Sunbury, Pennsylvania. He learned the hatter's trade and taught school in Franklin County, Pennsylvania. He studied law, was admitted to the bar in 1827 and commenced practice in Chambersburg, Pennsylvania. He served as treasurer of Franklin County, Pennsylvania, for three years. He was a member of the Pennsylvania House of Representatives in 1844 and 1845.


Brady was elected as a Whig to the Thirtieth Congress. He was an unsuccessful candidate for reelection in 1848. He moved to Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania, in September 1849 and resumed the practice of law. He served as a clerk in the office of the paymaster general in the War Department in Washington, D.C., from 1861 to 1869. He retired from active business pursuits in 1869 and resided in Washington, D.C., until his death in 1871. He was interred in City Cemetery in Sunbury, Pennsylvania, and later reinterred in Rock Creek Cemetery in Washington, D.C., in 1893.

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Jasper Ewing Brady's Timeline

1797
March 4, 1797
Sunbury, Northumberland, Pennsylvania
1828
December 16, 1828
Age 31
Chambersburg, Franklin, Pennsylvania
1830
January 20, 1830
Age 32
Chambersburg, Franklin, Pennsylvania
1833
May 9, 1833
Age 36
Chambersburg, Franklin, Pennsylvania
1835
June 29, 1835
Age 38
1837
October 21, 1837
Age 40
Chambersburg, Franklin, Pennsylvania
1838
December 9, 1838
Age 41
Chambersburg, Franklin, Pennsylvania
1842
February 16, 1842
Age 44
1844
December 1, 1844
Age 47
of Wash. D.C.
1847
April 7, 1847
Age 50
Chambersburg, Franklin, Pennsylvania