J.T. Brady

John Thomas Brady

Full Name: John Thomas Brady
Date of birth: October 10, 1830
Date of death: June 26, 1891

Terms of Service top

Chamber District Dates of Service Legislatures Party City/County Note Counties in District
S 18 Apr 18, 1876 - Jan 14, 1879 15th (1) (2) (3)   Unaffiliated Houston / Harris   Harris, Montgomery
H 36 Aug 6, 1866 - Feb 7, 1870 11th (4)     Houston / Harris   Harris
H 36 Nov 2, 1863 - Aug 6, 1866 10th     Houston / Harris   Harris

(1) "Houston: Republican nominations for Senator, Floater and District Judge," 1/15/1876, p. 1. Report from District Republican Convention for Harris and Montgomery counties indicates John T. Brady recommended for State Senator. Galveston Daily News.
(2) 15th Legislature - All Senators except District 7 listed in roll call as Senators elect, oath of office administered, 4/18/1876, p. 1; Drawing of Senatorial Terms, 4/27/1876, p. 98, drew "short term" (two years). Senate Journal. April 18, 1876 April 27, 1876
(3) Independent. Texas Legal Directory for 1876-77, 1877.
(4) Roster of 11th Legislature, House of Representatives, "Texas Legislative Proceedings," 8/11/1866, p. 1. Galveston Daily News.

Biographical Notes and Resources top

Biographical Sketches

Military Service Notes

  • Confederate States Army, Gen. John B. Magruder's staff and volunteer aide to Commodore Leon Smith on the steamer Bayou City. Handbook of Texas Online.

Other Resources

  • Col. John T. Brady, birth date 10/10/1830, death date 6/26/1891, burial in Glenwood Cemetery, Houston, Harris County. Find a Grave.
  • Listed in Greenback-Labor State Convention, Presidential electors, 1880, and as Chairman of State Republican Convention, 1888; possibly the "T.J. Brady" listed in Greenback State Convention State Executive Committee, 1884, and Deep Water Convention, Resolutions Committee, 1888, pp. 199, 229, 264, and 272. Platforms of Political Parties in Texas, 1916.
  • Obituary, Colonel John T. Brady, "The Bayou City Budget: Death of an Old and Honored Citizen," The Galveston Daily News, 6/27/1891, p. 3, crediting Abilene Library Consortium. Portal to Texas History (University of North Texas Libraries).


  • Photograph. J.T. Brady, 15th Legislature, State Preservation Board

Composite Photographs on Display in the Capitol

Committee Information top

15th R.S. - 1876
Agricultural and Mechanical College, Visit  
Commerce and Manufactures  
Constitutional Amendments  
Educational Affairs  
Enrolled Bills  
Internal Improvements  
Judiciary No. 1  
Public Debt (Chair) 
Public Lands  
Revision of Senate Rules of Order and Joint Committee on Rules of Joint Session  
11th R.S. - 1866
Internal Improvement (Chair) 
10th R.S. - 1863
Finance (Chair) 
Military Affairs  

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