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Jasper Ewing Brady

Birthplace: Sunbury, Northumberland, Pennsylvania
Death: Died in Washington, District of Columbia, District of Columbia, United States
Place of Burial: Washington, District of Columbia, District of Columbia, United States
Immediate Family:

Son of John Jr. Brady, Jr. and Jane Brady
Husband of Margaret Maria Brady
Father of James Dunlop Brady; Brevet Lt. Colonel George K. Brady (USA); Joseph Pritts Brady; Jane Brady; Jasper Ewing Brady and 5 others
Brother of Mary Piatt (Brady); James Brady; John Brady; Samuel Brady; William Perry Brady and 6 others

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About Jasper Ewing Brady


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

March 4, 1797
Sunbury, Northumberland, Pennsylvania
May 9, 1833
Age 36
Chambersburg, Franklin, Pennsylvania
June 29, 1835
Age 38
October 21, 1837
Age 40
Chambersburg, Franklin, Pennsylvania
December 9, 1838
Age 41
Chambersburg, Franklin, Pennsylvania
February 16, 1842
Age 44
December 1, 1844
Age 47
of Wash. D.C.
April 7, 1847
Age 50
Chambersburg, Franklin, Pennsylvania
February 25, 1849
Age 51
Chambersburg, Franklin, Pennsylvania