Brady, John Green, 1847-1918

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John Green Brady (1848-1918), Yale Class of 1874, arrived in Alaska in 1878 and in 1881 he founded the Sitka Boys' Home for the Presbyterian Board of Home Missions. He became involved in Alaskan politics, was appointed an United States Commissioner in 1884 and Alaskan governor in 1897, serving until 1906 when a political conflict caused his resignation. He later became H. D. Reynolds's business partner, investing in the development of Alaska, and spent his last years lecturing and writing on Alaska.

From the description of John G. Brady papers, 1867-1937. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 702128556

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Role Title Holding Repository
referencedIn Farnam family. Farnam family papers, 1721-2002 (inclusive), 1850-1937 (bulk). Yale University Library
creatorOf Crosby, Hartley,. Letters relating to law enforcement in Alaska, 1893-1902 (bulk 1900-1902). Alaska State Library
creatorOf Brady, John Green, 1847-1918. John G. Brady papers, 1867-1937. Beinecke Rare Book and Manuscript Library
creatorOf Shakes, George, Tlingit chief. Letters received by George Shakes, Tlingit chief, 1879-1900. Alaska State Library
referencedIn Bryan, William Jennings, 1860-1925. Letters, [19--]-1923. University of Iowa Libraries
referencedIn The Ted C. Hinckley Papers, 1830-1987 Western Washington University Heritage Resources
referencedIn Farnam family papers, 1721-1941 Yale University. Department of Manuscripts and Archives
referencedIn Hinckley, Ted C. Ted C. Hinckley Papers 1867-1996. Western Washington University
creatorOf Kootznoowoo, Inc. Angoon and Killisnoo papers, 1878-1911. Alaska State Library
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associatedWith Alaska. Dept. of Education. corporateBody
associatedWith Baldwin, Henry. person
associatedWith Brady, John G., Mrs. person
associatedWith Bryan, William Jennings, 1860-1925. person
associatedWith Crosby, Hartley, person
associatedWith Farnam family family
associatedWith Farnam family. family
associatedWith Hinckley, Ted C. person
associatedWith Ingersoll, T. W(Truman Ward), 1862-1922. person
associatedWith Jackson, Sheldon, 1834-1909. person
associatedWith Kootznoowoo, Inc. corporateBody
associatedWith Reynolds Alaska Company. corporateBody
associatedWith Reynolds, Harry D. person
associatedWith Shakes, George, Tlingit chief. person
associatedWith Sitka (Alaska) corporateBody
associatedWith Taber, I. West. person
Place Name Admin Code Country
Sitka (Alaska)
Indians of North America--Pictorial works
Public officers--Alaska


Birth 1847-05-25

Death 1918-12-17



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SNAC ID: 5365829