BRADLEY, Frederick Van Ness, (1898 - 1947)


BRADLEY, Frederick Van Ness, a Representative from Michigan; born in Chicago, Ill., April 12, 1898; moved to Rogers City, Mich., in 1910; attended the public schools, Rogers City (Mich.) High School, and Montclair (N.J.) Academy; served in the Student Army Training Corps at Plattsburg, N.Y., in 1918; was graduated from Cornell University, Ithaca, N.Y., in 1921; salesman with the Michigan Limestone and Chemical Co., Buffalo, N.Y., 1921-1923, and purchasing agent 1928-1938; also purchasing agent, Bradley Transportation Co., Rogers City, Mich., 1924-1938; elected as a Republican to the Seventy-sixth and to the four succeeding Congresses and served from January 3, 1939, until his death May 24, 1947, at New London, Conn., while there as a member of the Board of Visitors to the Coast Guard Academy; chairman, Committee on Merchant Marine and Fisheries (Eightieth Congress); interment in Rogers City Memorial Park, Rogers City, Mich.