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Alexander Stuart Bradley, American lawyer.

Background

Bradley, Alexander Stuart was born on September 16, 1838 in Fryeburg, Maine, United States. Son of Alexander R. and Mary (Barrows) Bradley.

Education

Bachelor of Arts, Bowdoin, 1858. Studied law with Honorary William Pitt Fessenden, of Portland, Maine.

Career

Admitted to Maine bar, 1863. Register in bankruptcy, Nashville, Tennessee, 1867-1872. Settled in Chicago, Illinois, 1872.

Attorney in case, successfully prosecuted, for closing Jackson Park illegally. With R. S. Tuthill (later judge Circuit Court) won license tax cases for city against the 3 street rys. of Chicago in the United States Circuit Court. An organizer Anti-Monopoly League of Illinois, 1881, to contest grant of legislature to I.C. Railroad Company (1869) of the whole outer harbor and land under water at Chicago, also public pamphlet, “The Lake Front Steal”.

Of counsel for People versus I.C. Railroad Company in the United States Circuit Court, the case being decided for the People, 1888, and argument affirmed by Supreme Court of the United States Court, 1892. Home: 5450 Ridgewood Court, Chicago, Illinois.

Connections

Married Harriet A. Towle, of Fryeburg, 1864.

father:
Alexander R. Bradley

mother:
Mary (Barrows) Bradley

spouse:
Harriet A. Towle