Elizabeth Brady (1901 - 1974)

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Canaan, Litchfield County, Connecticut

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Donnie and Shirley Anne Thompson

Donnie and Shirley Anne Thompson

Amber and Amy Brady

Amber and Amy Brady

Sain family

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Amy Lynna Brady

Amy Lynna Brady

Andrew James Brady

Andrew James Brady

Catherine Elizabeth (Brady) Clark

Catherine Elizabeth (Brady) Clark

George Bernard Brady, Sr.

George Bernard Brady, Sr.

George & Minnie (Block) Brady

George & Minnie (Block) Brady

Catherine Elizabeth Brady

Catherine Elizabeth Brady

Lenwood v Clark

Lenwood v Clark

Amy R. (Wolfswinkel) Brady

Amy R. (Wolfswinkel) Brady

Katherine Brady

Katherine Brady

Edith Coleman & Marie Brady

Edith Coleman & Marie Brady

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Alice Sue Stillwell Walden Donnie and Shirley Anne Thompson Amber and Amy Brady Sain family

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1901 - In the year that Elizabeth Brady was born, Teddy Roosevelt became the 26th President of the United States. TR, as he was known, had been Vice-President for 6 months when President William McKinley was assassinated. At age 42, he became the youngest President to serve although John Kennedy, at age 43, was the youngest President elected. He was a popular progressive and was elected to a second term in 1904 as a Republican, winning 56.4% of the popular vote and 336 electoral votes.

1925 - Elizabeth was 24 years old when gangster Al "Scarface" Capone took over the Chicago bootlegging racket at age 26. Previously right hand man to boss Johnny Torrio, Capone took over when Torrio was shot and severely injured and decided to resign. The bootlegging and brothel organization was massive and when asked what he did, Capone often replied "I am just a businessman, giving the people what they want".

1941 - By the time she was 40 years old, on June 25th, President Roosevelt signed Executive Order 8802, prohibiting racial discrimination in the defense industry. EO 8802 was the first federal action to prohibit employment discrimination - without prejudice as to "race, creed, color, or national origin" - in the U.S. Civil Rights groups had planned a march on Washington D.C. to protest for equal rights but with the signing of the Order, they canceled the March.

1961 - At the age of 60 years old, Elizabeth was alive when on May 5th, Navy Cmdr. Alan B. Shepard, Jr., made the first manned Project Mercury flight, MR-3, in a spacecraft he named Freedom 7. He was the second man to go into space, the first was Yuri Gagarin - a Soviet cosmonaut.

1974 - In the year of Elizabeth Brady's passing, on July 30th, the House Judiciary Committee adopted three articles of impeachment against President Nixon. He was charged with obstruction of justice, failure to uphold laws, and the refusal to produce material subpoenaed by the committee. In order to avoid impeachment, Richard M. Nixon announced that he would resign on August 8th, the first President to do so.

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Elizabeth Brady died in August 1974 at age 72. No cause of death has been listed. She was born on September 8, 1901. We have no information about Elizabeth's surviving family. We know that Elizabeth Brady had been residing in Canaan, Litchfield County, Connecticut.

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