James Dennis Brady
James Dennis Brady ( born April 3, 1843 in Portsmouth, Virginia; † November 30, 1900 in Petersburg, Virginia ) was an American politician. Between 1885 and 1887 he represented the state of Virginia in the U.S. House of Representatives.
James Brady was after his schooling at first engaged in trade. After studying law and qualifying as a lawyer, he began to work in this profession. During the Civil War he served until 1865 in a unit from the State of New York, which belonged to the army of the Union. Between 1865 and 1877 he was Clerk ( Clerk ) in the Corporation Court in Portsmouth. Between 1877 and 1885 he headed the tax authority in the second Financial District of Virginia. At the same time he proposed as a member of the Republican Party launched a political career. In the years 1880, 1888 and 1896 he was a delegate to the Republican National Conventions relevant.
In the congressional elections of 1884 Brady was in the fourth electoral district of Virginia in the U.S. House of Representatives in Washington DC chosen, where he became the successor of Benjamin Stephen Hooper on March 4, 1885. Since he resigned in 1886 to run again, he was able to complete only one term in Congress until March 3, 1887. From 1889 to 1900 Brady led again the tax authorities in the second Financial District of Virginia. Between 1888 and 1892 he was a member of the Republican National Committee. James Brady died on November 30, 1900 in Petersburg, where he was also buried.