James H. Brady

James H. Brady

Infobox Senator
name = James H. Brady

jr/sr =United States Senator
state = Idaho
term_start = January 24, 1913
term_end = January 13, 1918
preceded = Kirtland I. Perky
succeeded = John F. Nugent
office2=Governor of Idaho
term_start2=January 4, 1909
term_end2=January 2, 1911
predecessor2=Frank R. Gooding
successor2=James H. Hawley
lieutenant2=Lewis H. Sweetser
date of birth=birth date|1862|6|12|mf=y
place of birth=Indiana County, Pennsylvania
dead = dead
date of death=death date and age|1918|1|13|1862|6|12
place of death=Washington, D.C.
spouse=Sarah H. Haines (widowed), Irene Moore
profession=Real estate

James Henry Brady (born June 12, 1862 in Indiana County, Pennsylvaniandash died January 13, 1918 in Washington, D.C.) was a U.S. politician from the Republican Party. He served as Governor of Idaho from 1909 to 1911 and a United States Senator representing Idaho from 1913 until his death.

Brady was initially appointed by the Idaho Legislature to replace Kirtland I. Perky in the Senate. In 1914 he became the first person elected to the Senate from Idaho by direct popular vote, defeating former Democratic Governor James H. Hawley and a handful of minor party candidates.

Brady's great-grandson, Jerry Brady, was the 2002 and 2006 Democratic candidate for Governor of Idaho.

External links

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