Bio of James O. Bradbury
As found in REPRESENTATIVE MEN OF MAINE
A Collection of Biographical Sketches.
Prepaired under the direction of Henry Chase
Portland, ME.
The Lakeside Press, Publisher
1893

MR. BRADBURY was born in Limington, York County. Me., July 19, 1850. He was the son of Dr. Samuel Moulton Bradbury and Elizabeth Brackett Bradbury. He commenced teaching school at the age of sixteen years, and continued in that profession for eight years, having been Principal, during the time, of the High Schools at New Sharon and Dennysville, and of St. Albans Academy at Hartland.

Mr. Bradbury was admitted to the practice of law at the Somerset Bar, December 28, 1876. He resided in Hartland, in Somerset County, from May, 1877, to October, 1889. Here he obtained a satisfactory practice in the profession of law, largely in legislative, corporation, and probate causes.

He was State's Attorney for Somerset County two terms, from January 1, 1883, to January 1, 1887. From 1877 to 1889 he was constantly connected with the management of municipal affairs: was member of the Board of Trustees of the State Normal Schools from i888 to 1891.

He established himself in Saco, Me., September 13, 1890: was City Solicitor in 1891. and Mayor two terms, 1892 and 1893.


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