Biography of Hon. Henry K. Braley
Bristol County, MA Biographies

Braley, Hon. Henry King. son of Samuel T. and Mary A. Braley. was born in Rochester, Mass., March 17, 1850. His early education was obtained in the common schools of his native place, at Rochester Academy, and at Pierce Academy, Middleborough. He taught school for several years and studied law with Hon. Hosea Kingman of Bridgewater, being admitted to the Plymouth county bar in October, 1873. In December of the same year he began the practice of law in Fall River, being first associated with Nicholas Hathaway, as Hathaway & Bralev, and later with M. G. B. Swift, as Braley & Swift. He was city solicitor in 1874, mayor in 1882 and 1883, and is now a justice of the Superior Court. He has been one of the vice presidents of the Fall River Children's Home, a director of the Globe Yarn Mills. clerk of the Border City Manufacturing Company, and a trustee of the Fall River Savings Bank. He is past grand master of the I. O. O. F., of Massachusetts. April 29, 1875, he married Caroline W., daughter of Philander and Sarah T. Leach of Bridgewater, Mass.

Our county and its people
A descriptive and biographical history of
Bristol County, Massachusetts
Prepaired and published under the auspices of
The Fall River News and The Taunton Gasette
With assistance of Hon. Alanson Borden
The Boston History Company, Publishers, 1899.

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