Aldridge Bradley (1906 - 1982)

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Dutton, Gloucester County, Virginia

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Becky Bradley

Becky Bradley

Ally and Jamie Richardson, Rome

Ally and Jamie Richardson, Rome

Easter at Bradley's, 1973

Easter at Bradley's, 1973

Becky and Jamie Bradley, 1978

Becky and Jamie Bradley, 1978

Bradley sister on Easter, 1978

Bradley sister on Easter, 1978

Bradley sisters, 1974

Bradley sisters, 1974

Jeralyn K. (Denney) Bradley

Jeralyn K. (Denney) Bradley

Bradley Family, 1977

Bradley Family, 1977

Lindenwald Baptist Church, c. 1962

Lindenwald Baptist Church, c. 1962

Jamie Bradley and Pam Tuttle, 1972

Jamie Bradley and Pam Tuttle, 1972

Bradley, Richardson, Clark and Tuttle, 2017

Bradley, Richardson, Clark and Tuttle, 2017

Rebecca and Jamie Bradley, 1985

Rebecca and Jamie Bradley, 1985

Becky Bradley, 1974

Becky Bradley, 1974

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Jamie and Pam, 1970 Becky Bradley Ally and Jamie Richardson, Rome Easter at Bradley's, 1973

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1906 - In the year that Aldridge Bradley was born, abolitionist and suffragette leader Susan B. Anthony died, before women's right to vote nationally was realized (in 1920). She, along with Elizabeth Cady Stanton, founded the National American Woman Suffrage Association which later became the League of Women Voters. She died at the age of 86 of heart failure and pneumonia in her home in New York.

1930 - When this person was 24 years old, on August 6th, N.Y. Supreme Court Judge Joseph Crater went through papers in his office, destroyed some of them, withdrew all his money from the bank - $5,150, sold his stock, met friends at a restaurant for dinner and disappeared after getting into a taxi (or walking down the street - his friends' testimony later changed). His disappearance was reported to the police on September 3rd - almost a month later. His wife didn't know what happened, his fellow Justices had no idea, and his mistresses (he had several) said that they didn't know. While his disappearance was front page news, his fate was never discovered and after 40 years the case was closed, still without knowing if Crater was dead or alive.

1933 - At the age of 27 years old, Aldridge was alive when on December 5th, the Twenty-first Amendment to the United States Constitution was ratified. The 21st Amendment said "The eighteenth article of amendment to the Constitution of the United States is hereby repealed." Alcohol was legal again! It was the only amendment to the Constitution approved for the explicit purpose of repealing a previously existing amendment. South Carolina was the only state to reject the Amendment.

1942 - By the time this person was 36 years old, on June 17th, Roosevelt approved the Manhattan Project, which lead to the development of the first atomic bomb. With the support of Canada and the United Kingdom, the Project came to employ more than 130,000 people and cost nearly $2 billion. Julius Robert Oppenheimer, a nuclear physicist born in New York, led the Los Alamos Laboratory that developed the actual bomb. The first artificial nuclear explosion took place near Alamogordo New Mexico on July 16, 1945.

1982 - In the year of Aldridge Bradley's passing, on June 30th, time ran out on the Equal Rights Amendment (ERA). The Amendment had only received 35 of the necessary 38 state ratifications. First sent to the states in 1972, the Amendment stated that "Equality of rights under the law shall not be denied or abridged by the United States or by any State on account of sex".

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Aldridge Bradley died in July 1982 at 76 years old. No cause of death has been listed for Aldridge. Aldridge was born on March 12, 1906. We are unaware of information about Aldridge's immediate family. We know that Aldridge Bradley had been residing in Dutton, Gloucester County, Virginia.

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