Biography of Charles H. Brady
Lucas County, OH Biographies

Among the prominent and highly honored members of the legal profession in Toledo is Charles H. Brady, of the firm of Miller & Brady. A native of this city, he was born October 22, 1884, a son of James Edward and Sarah F. (Rowley) Brady, the former a native of Massachusetts, while the latter was born in Vermont. The father came to Ohio from St. Albans, Vermont, in 1880, settling in Toledo and here he conducted a successful business as a harness manufacturer. He and his family took place among the most highly esteemed residents of the city, and here Mr. Brady passed away in 1919. Mrs. Brady resides in Toledo. Of their family of six children two have passed away. Those living are: Walter, Charles H. and Mabel, all of Toledo; and John B., who is now in Long Beach, California.

Charles H. Brady attended the public schools, passing through consecutive grades until graduated from the high school at the age of eighteen years. His desire to enter upon a professional career caused him at that time to enter the University of Michigan as a law student and he was graduated in 1909, with the LL. B. degree. He then entered upon active practice in connection with Albert H. Miller, under the firm style of Miller & Brady and throughout the intervening period their progress as representatives at the Toledo bar has been continuous. Mr. Brady belongs to the Lucas County, the Ohio State and the American Bar associations, and he enjoys in large measure the respect, confidence and goodwill of his contemporaries and colleagues in the profession.

On the 28th of June, 1911, Mr. Brady was united in marriage to Miss Eleanor D. Hicks, a daughter of Charles L. and Ida L. Hicks of this city. Mr. and Mrs. Brady are members of the First Congregational church and Mr. Brady is serving as a member of the board of trustees. He is a republican in his political views and always supports the party at the polls but has never been active as a party worker. He belongs to the Alpha Sigma Phi, a college fraternity, and has attained the thirty second degree of the Scottish Rite in Masonry, while with the Nobles of the Mystic Shrine he has crossed the sands of the desert. He is also a member of St. Omer Commander, Knights Templar, and the Elks. He was formerly president of the University of Michigan Alumni Association in Toledo and he belongs to the Kiwanis Club and to the Chamber of Commerce. He is interested in all that pertains to the city's welfare and upbuilding and holds to high civic standards, his public spirit being manifest in many tangible ways.

Toledo and Lucas County, Ohio
BY: John M. Killits, A.M., LL.D.
S. J. Clarke Publishing Company
Chicago and Toledo

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