Biography of Cyrus Townsend Brady


Brady, Cyrus Townsend. Protestant Episcopal clergyman and author. Born in Allegheny, PA, December 20, 1861. Graduate of United States Naval Academy, 1883. Railroad service with the Missouri Pacific and Union Pacific roads for several years. Studied theology under Bishop Worthington, Nebraska. Ordained deacon 1889, priest 1890. Was rector of Protestant Episcopal churches in Missouri and Colorado and archdeacon of Kansas until 1895, and archdeacon of Pennsylvania till 1899. Rector of St. Paul's Church, Overbrook, Philadelphia, 1899-1902, resigning to engage in literary work. Chaplain of First Pennsylvania Volunteer Infantry in Spanish-American War. Member of American Academy of Political and Social Science. Author: "For Love of Country," "For the Freedom of the Sea," "The Grip of Honor," "Stephen Decatur," "Recollections of a Missionary in the Great West," "American Fights and Fighters," "Commodore Paul Jones," "Reuben James," "When Blades Are Out and Love's Afield," "Under Tops'ls and Tents," "Colonial Fights and Fighters," "Hohenzollern," "Woven with the Ship," "In the Wasp's Nest," "Border Fights and Fighters," "The Southerners," "The Bishop," "Sir Henry Morgan, Buccaneer," "The Doctor of Philosophy," "In the War with Mexico," "The Corner in Coffee," "The Records," "A Little Traitor to the South," "A Midshipman in the Pacific," "Indian Fights and Fighters," "The Conquest of the Southwest," "The Two Captains." Died 1920.