Biography of J. Holley Bradish

Bradish, J. Holley, was born in Lyons, N. Y., December 18, 1849. His father, Philander P. Bradish, was a native of Macedon, and the family trace their descent from Robert Bradish of Cambridge, Mass., who came from England in 1635. Philander P. Bradish married Maria T., daughter of Reuben Bradley. April 6, 1957, he came to Batavia and engaged in farming, afterwards in the manufacture of agricultural implements, and has been identified in the growth and progress of Batavia. J. H. Bradish was educated in the common schools and Mrs Bryan's Seminary. He has been engaged in the hardware business as clerk or partner since 1866. In 1882 he became a member of the firm of G. B. Worthington, Son & Co., one of the oldest hardware concerns in Western New York. In 1889 he married Jennie H., daughter of John Haywood. Mr. Bradish enjoys the reputation of being one of the best business men in Batavia. He has served as a member of the board of education for sixteen years; sewer commissioner six years, and has always merited and received the respect of his associates.

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A descriptive work on Genesee County, New York
Edited by: F. W. Beers
J.W. Vose & Co., Publishers, Syracuse, N. Y. 1890



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