Jasper Ewing Brady Edit Profile
He studied law, was admitted to the bar in 1827 and commenced practice in Chambersburg, Pennsylvania.
He learned the hatter's trade and taught school in Franklin County, Pennsylvania. He served as treasurer of Franklin County, Pennsylvania, for three years. Brady was elected as a Whig to the Thirtieth Congress.
He was an unsuccessful candidate for reelection in 1848. He moved to Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania, in September 1849 and resumed the practice of law. He served as a clerk in the office of the paymaster general in the War Department in Washington, D.C., from 1861 to 1869.
He retired from active business pursuits in 1869 and resided in Washington, D.C., until his death in 1871. He was interred in City Cemetery in Sunbury, Pennsylvania, and later reinterred in Rock Creek Cemetery in Washington, D.C., in 1893.
He was a member of the Pennsylvania House of Representatives in 1844 and 1845.