1842 – He was born in Bradford, New Hampshire on the 8th of June.
1865 – He graduate of Harvard College.
1868 – He graduate of Harvard Law School and a lawyer by profession, holding the post of Judge Advocate of the Massachusetts Militia’s First Brigade at one point during his career.
1878 – He married Angie M. Peck on the 20th of June and they had four children.
1882 – He served in the Massachusetts House of Representatives.
1885 – He was Speaker of the House.
1887 – He was Lieutenant Governor of Massachusetts under Oliver Ames.
1890-1891 – When Ames retired, Brackett was elected to succeed him as Governor, holding office.
– He was defeated for re-election by the Democrat William E. Russell.
1892 – He was a delegate to the Republican National Convention.
– He served as a presidential elector.
1887 – Brackett built a Queen Anne style home at 87 Pleasant Street, Arlington, Massachusetts.
1918 – He died on the 6th of April.