1918 – Born on May 24th in New York. American trade unionist and public official.
1940 – Married to Josephine Brickley.
1957 – He was president of the New York City Building and Construction Trades Council.
1958 – He was president of the New York State Building and Construction Trades Council and vice-president of the New York State AFL-CIO.
1973-1975 – Brennan served as secretary of labor for President Richard Nixon and for President Gerald Ford.
1996 – Died of lymphatic cancer on October 2nd in Massapequa, Nassau County, Long Island, New York.