Brady, James Buchanan
1856 - Born on August 12th in New York City. American financier and philanthropist, noted for his lavish lifestyle, fondness for ostentatious jewelry, and enormous appetite.
1879 - He worked for the New York Central Railroad, became a salesman of railroad equipment.
- Brady worked as a bellhop and in various jobs with the New York Central Railroad before taking a sales position with a railroad supply house.
1888 - He was the only agent in the USA for the Fox Pressed Steel Car Truck Company of England.
- He was famous for his appetite and elaborate meals and was one of the best-known men in New York's Broadway nightlife.
1912 - He donated funds to Johns Hopkins Hospital in Baltimore for the establishment of a medical institute.
- Found the James Buchanan Brady Urological Institute.
1917 - Died on April 13th in Atlantic City, New Jersey.
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