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Biography Edit

Chevalier Benjamin Crowninshield Bradlee was born on 26 Aug 1921 in Boston, Suffolk County Massachusetts, USA to Frederick Josiah Bradlee, Jr. (1892 - 1970) and Chevaliere Josephine de Gersdorff (1896 - 1975) and died on 21 Oct 2014 at his home in Georgetown, Washington, DC, USA. He is buried in Oaks Hill Cemetery in Georgetown, Washington, DC, USA. He married first on 8 Aug 1942 in in Lindsey Memorial Chapel in Boston, Suffolk County, Massachusetts, USA to Jean Saltonstall. She was born on 17 Jan 1921 in Boston, Suffolk County, Massachusetts, USA to John Lee Saltonstall ( - ) and died on 19 Jul 2011 in  Boston, Suffolk County, Massachusetts, USA. On 28 Apr 1953 she arrived in Manhattan, New York, USA. On 24 Sep 1955 she departed Manhattan, New York, USA. In 1959 and 1994 she was living in Boston, Suffolk County, Massachusetts, USA. At one point she departed from Le Havre, France. He married second to Antoinette "Tony" Eno Pichot. She was born on 15 Jan 1924 in Manhattan, New York, USA an died on 9 Nov 2011 in Milford, Pick County, Pennsylvania, USA. She is buried in Milford Cemetery in Milford, Pike County, Pennsylvania, USA. On 1 Jun 1925, 1930 and on 19 Apr 1947 she was living in Manhattan, New York, USA. In 1943 she was living in Poughkeepsie, Duchess County, New York, USA. He married third on 20 Oct 1979 in Washington, DC, USA to Sally Sterling Quinn (b. 1941).

Military Edit

In 1942, two hours after he graduated college he joined the Office of Naval Intellegence as a communications officer. Battles; 4 May  to May 8, 1942, Battle of the Coral Sea; 1942 Naval Battle of Guadalcanal; 1944, Second Battle of Guam; 1943, Battle of Vella Lavella 23-26 Oct, 1944 Battle of Leyte Gulf; 1945 Bougainville Campaign.

Facts And Occupation Edit

He first went to Dexter then in 1937 graduated from St. Mark's; in 1942, gaduated from Harvard, married his first wife Jean Saltonstall and joined the navy all on the same day. In 1946 he co founded the New Hampshire Sunday News; sold the paper in 1948 to William Loeb III. In 1948 he became a police reporter for the Washington Post. In 1951, became the press attache for the American embassy in Paris In 1952 he joined the US Information and Education Exchange (USIE) where he would broadcast the CIA-directed European propaganda which lead to the controversial spying and execution of Julius and Ethel Rosenberg in Jun 1953. In 1954 joined Newsweek as a foreign correspondents, had a controversial interview with the secret anti-French Algerian guerilla fighters led to his band from France. In 1957 he was expelled from France, however he was invited back to the country and received the Legion d'honneur. In 1959 he met with Sen. John F. Kennedy and his wife Jackie which led to their friendship until the 1963 JFK's assassination. In 1961 became bureau chief of News Week. In 1965 he became managing editor of News Week, a position which he held until 1965. In 1968 he became Executive Editor of the Washington Post until 1991 when he became the Vice President. During that time he exposed the Pentagon Papers; he hired two Washington reporters name Bob Woodward and Carl Bernstein and together they challenged President Richard Nixon which ultimately led to his resignation. He is the author of several books: Conversations with Kennedy published on 17 Nov 1984, his autobiography A Good Life: Newspaper and Other Adventures published in 1995 and a Father's And Sons' A Life's Work, which he co wrote with his son Quinn Josiah Crowninshield Bradlee. In 1976 he was portrayed by actor Jason Robards in the film All the President's Men. He received the Presidential Medal of Freedom. He married first on 8 Aug 1942 in in Lindsey Memorial Chapel in Boston, Suffolk County, Massachusetts, USA to Jean Saltonstall. She was born on 17 Jan 1921 in Boston, Suffolk County, Massachusetts, USA to John Lee Saltonstall ( - ) and died on 19 Jul 2011 in  Boston, Suffolk County, Massachusetts, USA. On 28 Apr 1953 she arrived in Manhattan, New York, USA. On 24 Sep 1955 she departed Manhattan, New York, USA. In 1959 and 1994 she was living in Boston, Suffolk County, Massachusetts, USA. At one point she departed from Le Havre, France. He married second to Antoinette "Tony" Eno Pichot. She was born on 15 Jan 1924 in Manhattan, New York, USA an died on 9 Nov 2011 in Milford, Pick County, Pennsylvania, USA. She is buried in Milford Cemetery in Milford, Pike County, Pennsylvania, USA. On 1 Jun 1925, 1930 and on 19 Apr 1947 shew as living in Manhattan, New York, USA. In 1943 she was living in Poughkeepsie, Duchess County, New York, USA. He married third on 20 Oct 1979 in Washington, DC, USA to Sally Sterling Quinn. She was born on 1 Jul 1941 in Savannah, Chatham County, Georgia. She is lives in Washington, DC, USA.

Children Edit

With his first wife Jean Saltonstall (1921 - 2011) Edit

  1. Benjamin Crowninshield Bradlee, Jr. (b. 1948)

With his second wife Antoinette "Tony" Eno Pinchot (1924 - 2011) Edit

  1. Dominick "Dino" Bradlee (b. 1958)
  2. Marina Bradlee (b. 1960)

With his third wife Sally Sterling Quinn (b. 1941) Edit

  1. Chevalier Josiah Quinn Crowninshield Bradlee, FSA Scot, FRSA, MStJ, CCR, KJ, GORC was born at George Washington Hospital in Washington, DC, USA. 

Siblings Edit

  1. Frederick Josiah Bradlee III was born on 6 Feb 1919 in Manhattan, New York, USA and died on 12 Jul 2003 in Manhattan, New York, USA.
  2. Constance Bradlee was born on 11 Apr 1923 in Boston, Suffolk County, Massachusetts, USA and died on 10 Apr 1993 in Manhattan, New York, USA. She married first to Francis Curtis Thayer. He was born on 6 Mar 1918 in Baldwin, Long Island, New York, USA to Raymond Lowery Thayer (1886 - 1955) and Lilian L. (1886) and died in May 1975 in Manhattan, New York, USA. She married second to David W. Devins. He was born on 10 Apr 1920 in Boston, Suffolk County, Massachusetts, USA to Arthur Lithgow Devins (1879 - 1957) and Wenonah Wetmore (1883 - 1983) and died on 5 Feb 1995 in Manhattan, New York, USA.

LineageEdit

 Children of Nathan Bradley I and Mary Evans Edit

Nathan Bradley I was born in 1631 in Dorchester, Boston, Suffolk County, Massachusetts, North America and died on 26 July 1701 in Dorchester, Boston, Suffolk County, Massachusetts, North America. He married Mary Evans on 17 May 1666 in Dorchester, Boston, Suffolk, Massachusetts, North America. She was born on 19 Nov 1640 in Dorchester, Boston, Suffolk County, Massachusetts, North America and died on 24 Aug 1711 in Dorchester, Boston, Suffolk County, Massachusetts, North America.

  1. Mary Bradley was born on 7 May 1667 in Dorchester, Boston, Suffolk County, Massachusetts, North America and died on 8 Mar 1684 in Dorchester, Boston, Suffolk County, Massachusetts, North America. She is buried in Dorchester North Burying Ground in Dorchester, Boston, Suffolk County, Massachusetts, USA.
  2. Susanna Bradley was born on 13 Ot 1669 in Dorchester, Boston, Suffolk County, Massachusetts, North America and died on 29 Oct 1715 in Milton, Norfolk County, Massachusetts, North America. She married 1 Jan 1701 in Milton, Norfolk County, Massachusetts, North America to Thomas Glover. He was born on 25 Jun 1663 in Bostons, Suffolk County, Massachusetts, North America and died on 10 Nov 1715 in Milton, Norfolk County, Massachusetts, North America. He was the son of Henry Glover (1641 - 1714) and Hannah Lewis (1644 - 1720).
  3. Elizabeth Bradley was born on 15 Mar 1672 in Dorchester, Boston, Suffolk County, Massachusetts, North America and died on 24 Jan 1722 in Dorchester, Boston, Suffolk County, Massachusetts, North America. She married in 1695 in Dorchester, Boston, Suffolk County, Massachusetts, North America to Christopher Kehoe. He was born in about 1667 in Dorchester, Boston, Suffolk County, Massachusetts, North America.
  4. Nathan Bradley, Jr. was born on 12 Mar 1674 in Dorchester, Boston, Suffolk County, Massachusetts, North America and died on 13 Dec 1750 in Dorchester, Boston, Suffolk County, Massachusetts, North America. He was married first by Rev. Danforth on 2 Jan 1695 in Dorchester, Boston, Suffolk County, Massachusetts, North America to Ruth Hawes. She was born on 22 Sep 1670 in Dorchester, Boston, Suffolk County, Massachusetts, North America and died on 25 Mar 1701 on Dorchester, Boston, Suffolk County, Massachusetts, North America. Nathan Bradlee, Jr. married second on 3 Mar 1701 in Boston, Suffolk County, Massachusetts, North America to Lydia Harden. She was born on 22 Dec 1684 in Braintree, Norfolk County, Massachusetts, North America and died on 28 Mar 1752 in Dorchester, Boston, Suffolk County, Massachusetts, North America.
  5. John Bradley was born on 25 Oct 1678 in Dorchester, Boston, Suffolk County, Massachusetts, North America and died on 1 Oct 1763 in Dorchester, Boston, Suffolk County, Massachusetts, North America. He was married first by Rev. Danforth on 4 Mar 1735 to Avis Snow ( - ). He was married second by Rev. Danforth on 14 May 1724 to Sarah Butcher. She was born in about 1696 in Roxbury, Boston, Suffolk County, Massachusetts, North America and died on 25 Sep 1734 in Dorchester, Boston, Suffolk County, Massachusetts, North America. She was the daughter of John Butcher (c.1669 - 1700) and Sarah Unknown (c.1673 - 1699). John Bradlee married third on 24 Nov 1708 in Dorchester, Boston, Suffolk County, Massachusetts, North America to Tamsin Rouse. She was born in 1689 in Dorchester, Boston, Suffolk County, Massachusetts, North America and died in 1723 in Dorchester, Boston, Suffolk County, Massachusetts, North America.
  6. Samuel Bradley was born on 5 Aug 1683 in Dorchester, Boston, Suffolk County, Massachusetts, North America and died in 1683.

of Nathan Bradley, Jr. and Ruth Haws Edit

Nathan Bradley, Jr. was born on 12 Mar 1674 in Dorchester, Boston, Suffolk County, Massachusetts, North America and died on 13 Dec 1750 in Dorchester, Boston, Suffolk County, Massachusetts, North America. He was married first by Rev. Danforth to Ruth Hawes. She was born on 22 Sep 1670 in Dorchester, Boston, Suffolk County, Massachusetts, North America and died on 25 Mar 1701 in Dorchester, Boston, Suffolk County, Massachusetts, North America. She was born to Eleanor Clapp Hawes (c.1645 - 1676) and Ruth Haynes (1646 - 1672). He married second on 3 Mar 1701 in Boston, Suffolk County, Massachusetts, North America to Lydia Harden. She was born on 22 Dec 1684 in Braintree, Norfolk County, Massachusetts, North America and died on 28 Mar 1752 in Dorchester, Boston, Suffolk County, Massachusetts, North America.

  1. Mary Bradley was born on 2 Dec 1700 in Dorchester, Boston, Suffolk County, Massachusetts, North America.

of Nathan Bradley, Jr and Lydia Harden Edit

  1. Nathan Bradley III was born on 5 Jan 1705 in Dorchester, Boston, Suffolk County, Massachusetts, North America and died in about 1735 in Bridgwater, Plymouth County, Massachusetts, North America. He married on 9 Feb 1727 in Boston, Suffolk County, Massachusetts, North America to Amity Haws. She was born on 22 Apr 1709 in Bridgwater, Plymouth County, Massachusetts, North America to James Hawes (1664 - 1718) and Damaris Bird (1675 - 1715) and died on 1 Jul 1735 in Bridgewater, Plymouth County, Massachusetts, North America.
  2. Ruth Bradley was born on 29 Jan 1705 in Dorchester, Boston, Suffolk County, Massachusetts, North America and died on 15 Feb 1725 in Dorchester, Boston, Suffolk County, Massachusetts, North America. She married on 23 Apr 1723 in Boston, Suffolk County, Massachusetts, North America to Benjamin Babbage. He was born on 8 Dec 1700 in Boston, Suffolk County, Massachusetts, North America to James Babbage ( - ) and Elizabeth Unknown ( - ).
  3. + Samuel Bradlee was born on 5 Oct 1707 in Dorchester, Boston, Suffolk County, Massachusetts, North America and died on 1768 in Dorchester, Boston, Suffolk County, Massachusetts, North America. He married on 11 Feb 1730 in Boston, Suffolk County, Massachusetts, North America to Mary Andrus. She was born in 1700 and died on 20 May 1796.
  4. Lydia Bradley was born 14 Feb 1709 in Dorchester, Boston, Suffolk County, Massachusetts, North America and died in about 1710 in Dorchester, Boston, Suffolk County, Massachusetts, North America.
  5. John Bradley was born on 10 Mar 1711 in Dorchester, Boston, Suffolk County, Massachusetts, North America and died in 1770 in Dorchester, Boston, Suffolk County, Massachusetts, North America. He is buried in Dorchester North Burying Ground in Dorchester, Boston, Suffolk County, Massachusetts, USA. He was married by Rev. Jonathan Bowman to Hannah Spear. She was born on 16 Jan 1712 in Braintree, Norfolk County, Massachusetts, North America and died on 25 Dec 1798 in Dorchester, Boston, Suffolk County, Massachusetts, USA.
  6. Jonathan Bradley was born on 25 Oct 1714 in Dorchester, Boston, Suffolk County, Massachusetts, North America and died on 21 Jan 1754. He married on 1 Aug 1739 in Dorchester, Boston, Suffolk County, Massachusetts, North America to Elizabeth Lee. She was born in about 1715.
  7. Militia Bradley was born on 4 Mar 1717 in Dorchester, Boston, Suffolk County, Massachusetts, North America. She married on 4 Jun 1733 in Dorchester, Boston, Suffolk County, Massachusetts, North America to Peter Farrow. He was born in 1715 in Dorchester, Boston, Suffolk County, Massachusetts, North America.
  8. David Bradley was born on 25 May 1720 in Dorchester, Boston, Suffolk County, Massachusetts, North America. He married Elizabeth Davis ( - ).
  9. Josiah Bradley was born on 8 Jan 1722 in Dorchester, Boston, Suffolk County, Massachusetts, North America and died on 1 Jan 1754. He married Ann Ward. She was born in about 1725 and died on 4 May 1767 in Dorchester, Boston, Suffolk County, Massachusetts, North America.

of Samuel Bradlee and Mary Andrus Edit

Samuel Bradlee I was born on 5 Oct 1707 in Dorchester, Boston, Suffolk County, Massachusetts, North America and died on 7 Jul 1768 in Dorchester, Boston, Suffolk County, Massachusetts, North America. He is buried in Dorchester Burying Ground in Dorchester, Boston, Suffolk County, Massachusetts, USA. He was a fisherman and by trade a weaver. In 1753 he was elected Constable of Dorchester, Boston, Suffolk County, Massachusetts, North America. On 11 Feb 1730 in Boston, Suffolk County, Massachusetts, North America he married Mary Andrus. She was born in 1700 and died on 20 May 1796.

  1. Samuel Bradlee, Jr. was born on 15 Aug 1731 in Dorchester, Boston, Suffolk County, Massachusetts, North America and died on 19 Jan 1770 in Dorchester, Boston, Suffolk County, Massachusetts, North America. He is buried in Granary Burying Ground in Boston, Suffolk County, Massachusetts, USA. He married on 11Aug 1757 in Boston, Suffolk County, Massachusetts, North America to Agnes Love. She died on 20 Jan 1770.
  2. Lydia Bradlee was born on 3 Nov 1733 in Dorchester, Boston, Suffolk County, Massachusetts, North America. She was married by Rev. Samuel Checkley on 22 Nov 1753 in Boston, Suffolk County, Massachusetts, North America to James Collins ( - ).
  3. Daniel Bradlee was born on 25 Mar 1737 in Dorchester, Boston, Suffolk County, Massachusetts, North America and died on 30 Mar 1738 in Dorchester, Boston, Suffolk County, Massachusetts, North America. He is buried in Dorchester North Burying Ground in Dorchester, Boston, Suffolk County, Massachusetts, North America.
  4. Mary Bradlee was born on 25 Sep 1738 in Dorchester, Boston, Suffolk County, Massachusetts, North America. She was married by Rev. Mather Byles on 26 Feb 1764 in Boston, Suffolk County, Massachusetts, North America to William Etheridge ( - ).
  5. Sarah Bradlee was born on 24 Dec 1740 in Dorchester, Boston, Suffolk County, Massachusetts, North America and died on 9 Nov 1835 in Medford, Middlesex County, Massachusetts, USA. She was dubbed the "Mother of the Boston Tea Party." She married on 25 Jul 1762 in Boston, Suffolk County, Massachusetts, North America to John Fulton. He was born in 1736 in Boston, Suffolk County, Massachusetts, North America and died on 9 Nov 1790 in Medford, Middlesex County, Massachusetts, USA.
  6. Capt. David Bradlee was born on 24 Nov 1742 in Dorchester, Boston, Suffolk County, Massachusetts, North America and died on 10 Mar 1811 at 69 years old. He is buried in Centeral Burying Ground in Dorchester, Boston, Suffolk County, Massachusetts, USA. He was married by Rev. Philip Payson on 22 Mar 1764 in Boston, Suffolk County, Massachusetts, North America to Sarah Watts. She was born in 1745 and died on 16 Feb 1806 in Boston, Suffolk County, Massachusetts, USA. She was the daughter of the Honorable Judge Watts ( - ).
  7. Thomas Bradlee was born on 4 Dec 1744 in Dorchester, Boston, Suffolk County, Massachusetts, North America and died in Oct 1805 in Boston, Suffolk County, Massachusetts, USA at 60 years old. He is buried in Central Burying Ground, Tomb #85. He married on 28 Jan 1765 to Margaret Smith. She was born in about 1745 and died on 12 Aug 1821 in Boston, Suffolk County, Massachusetts, USA.
  8. Nathaniel Bradlee was born on 16 Feb 1746 in Dorchester, Boston, Suffolk County, Massachusetts, North America and died on Saturday 8 May 1813 in Boston, Suffolk County, Massachusetts, USA at 67 years old. He is buried in Central Burying Ground Boston, Suffolk County, Massachusetts, USA. I He married on 28 Apr 1773 in Boston, Suffolk County, Massachusetts, North America to Ann Dunlop. She was born on 12 Oct 1748 in Boston, Suffolk County, Massachusetts, North America to George Dunlop (1728 - 1771) and Ann Carr (1728 - ) and died on 4 Aug 1821 in Boston, Suffolk County, Massachusetts, USA.
  9. Margaret Bradlee was born on 11 May 1749 in Dorchester, Boston, Suffolk County, Massachusetts, North America and died on 20 Sep 1824 in Boston, Suffolk County, Massachusetts, USA. She is buried in Central Burying Ground on 20 Apr 1825 in Boston, Suffolk County, Massachusetts, USA. She married on 20 Oct 1768 in Boston, Suffolk County, Massachusetts, North America to Ebenezer Eaton. He was born on 15 Mar 1746 in Dorchester, Boston, Suffolk County, Massachusetts, North America to Ebenezer Eaton (1710 - ) and Sarah Boardman (1719 - ) and died in Oct 1805; he was lost at sea.
  10. Meletiah Bradlee was born on 10 Apr 1751 in Dorchester, Boston, Suffolk County, Massachusetts, North America. She was married by Rev. Dr. Stillman on 7 Mar 1773 in Boston, Suffolk County, Massachusetts, North America to Andrew Green. He was was born in Aug 1750 in Boston, Suffolk County, Massachusetts, North America to Thomas Green (1715 - 1794) and Mary Brown (1720 - ) and died on 13 Jul 1799 in Boston, Suffolk County, Massachusetts, USA.
  11. + Pvt. Josiah Bradlee I was born on 24 Mar 1745 in Dorchester, Boston, Suffolk County, Massachusetts, North America and died on 2 Oct 1798 in Boston, Suffolk County, Massachusetts, USA at 44 years old. He was married by Rev. Dr. Stillman first on 7 Aug 1777 in Boston, Suffolk County, Massachusetts, North America to Hannah Putnam. She was born in 1758 in Boston, Suffolk County, Massachusetts, North America and died on 4 My 1793 in Boston, Suffolk County, Massachusetts, USA. He married secondly on 1 Dec 1793 in Boston, Suffolk County, Massachusetts, USA to Lydia Callender. She was born in 1750 in Massachusetts, North America.
  12. Elizabeth Bradlee was born on 14 Sep 1757 and died on 6 Jan 1832 in Boston, Suffolk County, Massachusetts, USA at 74 years old. She was married by Rev. Stephen Lewis in Apr 1780 in Boston, Suffolk County, Massachusetts, North America to Gershom Spear. He was born on 15 Dec 1755 in Hull, Plymouth County, Massachusetts, North America to Joseph Spear (1722 - 1791) and Phebe Binney (1725 - 1757) and died on 6 Jan 1832 in Boston, Suffolk County, Massachusetts, USA.

of Pvt. Josiah Bradlee I and Hannah Putnam Edit

Pvt. Josiah Bradlee I was born on 24 Mar 1745 in Dorchester, Boston, Suffolk County, Massachusetts, North America and died on 2 Oct 1798 in Boston, Suffolk County, Massachusetts, USA at 44 years old. He was married by Rev. Dr. Stillman first on 7 Aug 1777 in Boston, Suffolk County, Massachusetts, North America to Hannah Putnam. She was born in 1758 in Boston, Suffolk County, Massachusetts, North America and died on 4 My 1793 in Boston, Suffolk County, Massachusetts, USA. He married secondly on 1 Dec 1793 in Boston, Suffolk County, Massachusetts, USA to Lydia Callender. She was born in 1750 in Massachusetts, North America.

  1. + Josiah Bradlee, Jr. was born on 7 Mar 1778 in Boston, Suffolk County, Massachusetts, USA and died on 6 Jan 1860 in Boston, Suffolk County, Massachusetts, USA. He was one of Boston's wealthiest shipping merchants. He married first on 26 Nov 1802 in Medford, Middlesex County, Massachusetts, USA to Lucy Hall. She was born on 28 Nov 1782 in Medford, Middlesex County, Massachusetts, North America and died on 3 Mar 1816 in Medford, Middlesex County, Massachusetts, USA. He married second on 6 Jun 1817 in Boston, Suffolk County, Massachusetts, USA to Joanna S. Frothingham. She was born in 1785 in Cambridge, Middlesex County, Massachusetts, USA and died on 28 Sep 1869 in Charlestown, Middlesex County, Massachusetts, USA.
  2. Joseph Putnam Bradlee was born on 17 May 1783 in Boston, Suffolk County, Massachusetts, USA and died on 19 Feb 1838 in Boston, Suffolk County, Massachusetts, USA. He is buried in Mount Auburn Cemetery in Cambridge, Middlesex County, Massachusetts, USA. His probate wad dated on 7 Feb 1838 in Suffolk County, Massachusetts, USA. He married on 7 Nov 1810 in Watertown, Middlesex County, Massachusetts, USA to Rebecca Boylston Fowle. She was born on 27 Oct 1786 in Watertown, Middlesex County, Massachusetts, USA to Lt. Edmund Fowle II (1747 - 1821) and Huddah Curtis ( - ) and died on 1 Dec 1871 in Boston, Suffolk County, Massachusetts, USA.
  3. Samuel Stillman Bradlee was born in 1785 and died in 1861 in Somerville, Middlesex County, Massachusetts, USA. His probate was dated on 28 Sep 1861 in Suffolk County, Massachusetts, USA.
  4. Hannah Bradlee was born in 1787 in Boston, Suffolk County, Massachusetts, USA and died on 29 Sep 1856 in Boston, Suffolk County, Massachusetts, USA She is buried in Mount Auburn Cemetery in Cambridge, Middlesex County, Massachusetts, USA.
  5. Sarah F. Bradlee was born in 1789 in Boston, Suffolk County, Massachusetts, USA and died on 10 Jan 1866 in Boston, Suffolk County, Massachusetts, USA. She is buried in Mount Auburn Cemetery in Cambridge, Middlesex County, Massachusetts, USA.
  6. Mary Bradlee was born in 1793 and died on 8 Jan 1848 in Boston, Suffolk County, Massachusetts, USA.

of Josiah Bradlee, Jr. and Lucy Hall Edit

Josiah Bradlee, Jr. was born on 7 Mar 1778 in Boston, Suffolk County, Massachusetts, USA and died on 6 Jan 1860 in Boston, Suffolk County, Massachusetts, USA. He married first on 26 Nov 1802 in Medford, Middlesex County, Massachusetts, USA to Lucy Hall. She was born on 28 Nov 1782 in Medford, Middlesex County, Massachusetts, North America to Ebenezer Hall (1748 - 1831) and Martha Jones (1750 - 1835) and died on 3 Mar 1816 in Medford, Middlesex County, Massachusetts, USA. He married second on 6 Jun 1817 in Boston, Suffolk County, Massachusetts, USA to Joanna S. Frothingham. She was born in 1785 in Cambridge, Middlesex County, Massachusetts, USA to Isaac Frothingham ( - ) and died on 28 Sep 1869 in Charlestown, Middlesex County, Massachusetts, USA.

  1. Hannah Matilda Bradlee was born on 30 Oct 1803 in Medford, Middlesex County, Massachusetts, USA and died on 8 Aug 1871 in Philiadelphia, Philadelphia County, Pennsylvania. USA. She was married by Rev. William Emerson on 9 Mar 1848 in Boston, Suffolk County, Massachusetts, USA to Dr. Robert John Dodd. He was born in 1807 in Pennsylvania, USA and died in Feb 1876 in Philadelphia County, Pennsylvania, USA. He was buried on 7 Feb 1876 in Mount Auburn Cemetery in Cambridge, Middlesex County, Massachusetts, USA. In 1850 and 1860 he was living in Lower Merion, Montgomery County, Pennsylvania, USA. In 1862 he was living in Pennsylvania, USA
  2. Lucy Hall Bradlee was born on 25 Feb 1806 in Medford, Middlesex County, Massachusetts, USA and died on 18 May 1901 in Philadelphia, Philadelphia County, Pennsylvania, USA. She was buried on 21 May 1901 in Boston, Suffolk County, Massachusetts, USA. She married on 22 Oct 1830 in Boston, Suffolk County, Massachusetts, USA to Sgt. Samuel Lieberkhuhn Schober. He was born on 6 Sep 1789 in Pennsylvania, USA Dr. Samuel L. Schober (1763 - 1797) and Susanna Budd Jones (1767 - 1860) and died on 25 Aug 1847 in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, USA. He married second on 7 Dec 1813 to Mary Ann Bedford. She was born in 1795 in Pennsylvania, USA and died on 2 Nov 1828 inn Philadelphia County, Pennsylvania, USA.
  3. + Frederic Hall Bradlee was born on 18 Sep 1807 in Boston, Suffolk County, Massachusetts, USA and died on 24 Aug 1886 in Medford, Middlesex County, Massachusetts, USA. He was married by E. S. Gannett on 12 Apr 1831 in Medford, Middlesex County, Massachusetts, USA to Lucreatia Wainwright. She was born in 1810 in Boston, Suffolk County, Massachusetts, USA and died on 25 Aug 1886 in Boston, Suffolk County, Massachusetts, USA.
  4. James Bowdoin Bradlee was born on 10 Oct 1813 in Boston, Suffolk County, Massachusetts, USA and died on 26 Jan 1872 in Boston, Suffolk County, Massachusetts, USA. He was baptized by Rev. Joseph McKean. He is buried in Mount Auburn Cemetery in Cambridge, Middlesex County, Massachusetts, USA. He married on 27 Apr 1837 in Medford, Middlesex County, Massachusetts, USA to Mary Perrin Mary. She was born in Jan 1815 in Boston, Suffolk County, Massachusetts, USA to Perrin May (1767 - 1844) and Delia Scarborough (1782 - 1818) and died on 18 Dec 1877 in Boston, Suffolk County, Massachusetts, USA.

of Josiah Bradlee, Jr. and Joanna S. Frothingham Edit

  1. Henry Bradlee was born on 3 Apr 1819 in Boston, Suffolk County, Massachusetts, USA and died on 24 Mar 1861 in Medford, Middlesex County, Massachusetts, USA. He was baptized by Rev. N. L. Frothingham. He married on 12 Nov 1845 in Boston, Suffolk County, Massachusetts, USA to Hepsibah Hall. She was born on 20 Dec 1821 in Medford, Middlesex County, Massachusetts, USA to Dudly Hall (1780 - 1868) and Hepzibah Joes Fitch (1790 - 1876) and died on 6 Jul 1908 in Medford, Middlesex County, Massachusetts, USA.

of Frederic Hall Bradlee and Lucretia Wainwright Edit

Frederic Hall Bradlee I was born on 18 Sep 1807 in Boston, Suffolk County, Massachusetts, USA and died on 24 Aug 1886 in Medford, Middlesex County, Massachusetts, USA. He is buried in Mount Auburn Cemetery in Cambridge, Middlesex County, Massachusetts, USA. He was married by E. S. Gannett on 12 Apr 1831 in Medford, Middlesex County, Massachusetts, USA to Lucretia Wainwright. She was born in 1810 in Boston, Suffolk County, Massachusetts, USA to Henry Wainwright (1771 - 1827) and Lucretia Greene (1771 - 1851) and died on 25 Aug 1886 in Boston, Suffolk County, Massachusetts, USA.

  1. Elizabeth Gair Bradlee was Boston, Suffolk County, Massachusetts, USA and died on 9 Dec 1902 in Boston, Suffolk County, Massachusetts, USA. In 1860 and 1880 she was living in Boston, Suffolk County, Massachusetts, USA. She married on 3 Mar 1856 to Henry Ward Abbott. He was born on 9 Aug 1820 in Boston, Suffolk County, Massachusetts, USA and died on 13 Oct 1880 in Boston, Suffolk County, Massachusetts, USA.
  2. Lucy Hall Bradlee was born on 25 Feb 1834 in Boston, Suffolk County, Massachusetts, USA and died on 25 Feb 1917 in Boston, Suffolk County, Massachusetts, USA. She married on 21 Feb 1872 in Boston, Suffolk County, Massachusetts, USA to Frederick Stone. He was born on 1 Aug 1831 in Boston, Suffolk County, Massachusetts, USA to Henry Baldwin Stone (1786 - 1849) and Elizabeth Clapp (1803 - 1894) and died on 3 Nov 1918 in Boston, Suffolk County, Massachusetts, USA. He is buried in Mount Auburn Cemetery Cambridge, Middlesex County, Massachusetts, USA.
  3. + Josiah Bradlee III was born on 17 Dec 1837 in Boston, Suffolk County, Massachusetts, USA and died on 10 Sep 1902 in Marblehead, Essex County, Massachusetts, USA. He married in 1860 to Alice Crowninshield. She was born on 22 Nov 1839 in Boston, Suffolk County, Massachusetts, USA and died on 26 Apr 1926 in Boston, Suffolk County, Massachusetts, USA.
  4. Frederick Wainwright Bradlee was born on 7 Nov 1839 in Boston, Suffolk County, Massachusetts, USA. In 1870 he was a merchant in Boston, Suffolk County, Massachusetts, USA. He married on 28 Apr 1862 in Roxbury, Boston, Suffolk County, Massachusetts, USA to Mary M. Horton. She was born on 22 Oct 1841 in Cambridge, Middlesex County, Massachusetts, USA.

of Josiah Bradlee III and Alice Crowninshield Edit

Josiah Bradlee III was born on 17 Dec 1837 in Boston, Suffolk County, Massachusetts, USA and died on 10 Sep 1902 in Marblehead, Essex County, Massachusetts, USA. His passport was issued He is buried in Mount Auburn Cemetery in Cambridge, Middlesex County, Massachusetts, USA. He married in 1860 to Alice Crowninshield. She was born on 22 Nov 1839 in Boston, Suffolk County, Massachusetts, USA to Hon. Col. Francis Boardman Crowninshield (1809 - 1877) and Sarah Gool Putnam (1810 - 1880) and died on 26 Apr 1926 in Boston, Suffolk County, Massachusetts, USA.

  1. Sarah Crowninshield Bradlee was born on 5 Feb 1865 in Paris, France. On 28 Jul 1884 she arrived in Boston, Suffolk County, Massachusetts, USA.
  2. + Frederick Josiah Bradlee I was born on 28 Mar 1866 in Boston, Suffolk County, Massachusetts, USA and died on 13 Feb 1951 in Arlington, Middlesex County, Massachusetts, USA. He married on 15 Jan 1890 in Boston, Suffolk County, Massachusetts, USA to Elizabeth Whitwell Thomas. She was born on 16 Oct 1868 in Dorchester, Boston, Suffolk County, Massachusetts, USA and died on 28 Jan 1952 in Boston, Suffolk County, Massachusetts, USA.
  3. James Bowdoin Bradlee was born on 31 Jan 1873 in Medford, Middlesex County, Massachusetts, USA and died in 1962 in Framingham, Middlesex County, Massachusetts, USA. He is buried in Mount Auburn Cemetery in Cambridge, Middlesex County, Massachusetts, USA He married on 9 Mar 1918 in Nashua, Hillsborough County, New Hampshire, USA to Ellen Robbins. She was born in 1867 in Belfast, Waldo County, Maine, USA to Emery Robbins (1837 - 1897) and Margaret P. Bonzy (1848 - ) and died in 1962 Hingham, Boston, Suffolk County, Massachusetts, USA. She is buried in Mount Auburn Cemetery in Cambridge, Middlesex County, Massachusetts, USA.
  4. Francis Boardman Crowninshield Bradlee was born on 20 Apr 1881 in Boston, Suffolk County, Massachusetts, USA and died on 6 Jan 1928 in Marblehead, Essex County, Massachusetts, USA. He is buried in Waterside Cemetery in Marblehead, Essex County, Massachusetts, USA. On 21 Nov 1904 in Marblehead, Essex County, Massachusetts, USA he married Marion Knight. She was born on 12 Aug 1885 in Marblehead, Essex County, Massachusetts, USA to Archibald S. Knight (1853 - ) and Marion Petrick (1856 - ) and died on 31 Mar 1952.

of Frederick Josiah Bradlee I and Elizabeth Whitwell Thomas Edit

Frederick Josiah Bradlee I was born on 28 Mar 1866 in Boston, Suffolk County, Massachusetts, USA and died on 13 Feb 1951 in Arlington, Middlesex County, Massachusetts, USA. He is buried in Mount Auburn Cemetery in Cambridge, Middlesex County, Massachusetts, USA. He married on 15 Jan 1890 in Boston, Suffolk County, Massachusetts, USA to Elizabeth Whitwell Thomas. She was born on 16 Oct 1868 in Dorchester, Boston, Suffolk County, Massachusetts, USA to Alexander Malcolm Thomas (1844 - 1879) and Mary Sarah Sargent (1844 - 1908) and died on 28 Jan 1952 in Boston, Suffolk County, Massachusetts, USA.

  1. + Frederick Josiah Bradlee, Jr. was born on 20 Dec 1892 in Back Bay Boston, Suffolk County, Massachusetts, USA and died on 28 Apr 1970 on 28 Apr 1970 in Beverly, Essex County, Massachusetts, USA. He married on 3 Jul 1917 in Beverly, Essex County, Massachusetts, USA to Chevaliere Josephine de Gersdorff (1896 - 1975).
  2. Theodore Chase Bradlee was born on 18 Dec 1895 in Boston, Suffolk County, Massachusetts, USA and died on 1 Sep 1896 in Back Bay Boston, Suffolk County, Massachusetts, USA. He is buried in Mount Auburn Cemetery in Cambridge, Middlesex County, Massachusetts, USA.
  3. Sargent Bradlee was born on 17 Sep 1898 in Boston, Suffolk County, Massachusetts, USA and died on 11 Jul 1987 in Beverly, Essex County, Massachusetts, USA. He is buried in Mount Auburn Cemetery in Cambridge, Middlesex County, Massachusetts, USA. He married on 26 Apr 1929 in Manhattan, New York, USA to Catherine Louis Trippe. She was born on 5 Sep 1900 in New Jersey, USA to Charles White Tripp (1872 - 1920) and Lucy Adeline Terry (c.1878 - 1947) and died on 22 Nov 1994 in Beverly, Essex County, Massachusetts, UISA.
  4. Malcolm Bradlee was born on 27 Apr 1900 in Boston, Suffolk County, Massachusetts, USA and died on 20 Oct 1960 in Boston, Suffolk County, Massachusetts, USA. He is buried in Mount Auburn Cemetery in Cambridge, Middlesex County, Massachusetts, USA. He married in 1927 in Boston, Suffolk County, Massachusetts, USA to Alice Lee Whitridge. She was born on 12 Mar 1903 in Baltimore, Baltimore City, Maryland, USA and died on 21 Feh 1979 in Boston, Suffolk County, Massachusetts, USA. She is buried in Mount Auburn Cemetery, Cambridge, Middlesex County, Massachusetts, USA.

of Frederick Josiah Bradlee, Jr. and Chevaliere Josephine de Gersdorff Edit

Frederick Josiah Bradlee, Jr. was born on 20 Dec 1892 in Boston, Suffolk, Massachusetts, USA to Frederick Josiah Bradlee I (1866 - 1951) and Elizabeth Whitwell Thomas (1868-1952) and died on 29 Apr 1970 in Beverly, Essex County, Massachusetts, USA. He married on 3 Jul 1917 in Beverly, Essex County, Massachusetts to Chevaliere Josephine de Gersdorff. She was born on 18 Jun 1896 in Manhattan, New York and died on 15 Oct 1975 in Beverly, Essex County, Massachusetts. She is buried in Mount Auburn Cemetery in Cambridge, Middlesex County, Massachusetts, USA. Their children were:

  1. Frederick Josiah Bradlee III was born on 6 Feb 1919 in Manhattan, New York, USA and died on 12 Jul 2003 in Manhattan, New York, USA.
  2. + Chevalier Benjamin Crowninshield Bradlee was born on 26 Aug 1921 in Back Bay, Boston, Suffolk County, Massachusetts, USA and died on 21 Oct 2014 in Georgetown, Washington, DC, USA. He married first on 8 Aug 1942 in Boston, Suffolk County, Massachusetts, USA to Jean Saltonstall. She was born on 17 Jan 1921 in  Boston, Suffolk County, Massachusetts, USA and died on 19 Jul 2011 in  Boston, Suffolk County, Massachusetts, USA. He married second to Antoinette "Tony" Eno Pichot. She was born on 15 Jan 1924 in Manhattan, New York, USA an died on 9 Nov 2011 in Milford, Pick County, Pennsylvania, USA. He married third on 20 Oct 1979 in Washington, DC, USA to Sally Sterling Quinn. She was born on 1 Jul 1941 in Savannah, Chatham County, Georgia. She is lives in Washington, DC, USA.
  3. Constance Bradlee was born on 11 Apr 1923 in Boston, Suffolk County, Massachusetts, USA and died on 10 Apr 1993 in Manhattan, New York, USA. She married first to Francis Curtis Thayer. He was born on 6 Mar 1918 in Baldwin, Long Island, New York, USA to Raymond Lowery Thayer (1886 - 1955) and Lilian L. (1886) and died in May 1975 in Manhattan, New York, USA. She married second to David W. Devins. He was born on 10 Apr 1920 in Boston, Suffolk County, Massachusetts, USA to Arthur Lithgow Devins (1879 - 1957) and Wenonah Wetmore (1883 - 1983) and died on 5 Feb 1995 in Manhattan, New York, USA.

of Chevalier Benjamin Crowninshield Bradlee and Sally Sterling Quinn Edit

Chevalier Benjamin Crowninshield Bradlee was born on 26 Aug 1921 in Back Bay, Boston, Suffolk County, Massachusetts, USA and died on 21 Oct 2014 in Georgetown, Washington, DC, USA. He is buried in Oaks Hill Cemetery in Georgetown, Washington, DC, USA. He married first on 8 Aug 1942 in in Lindsey Memorial Chapel in Boston, Suffolk County, Massachusetts, USA to Jean Saltonstall. She was born on 17 Jan 1921 in Boston, Suffolk County, Massachusetts, USA to John Lee Saltonstall ( - ) and died on 19 Jul 2011 in  Boston, Suffolk County, Massachusetts, USA. On 28 Apr 1953 she arrived in Manhattan, New York, USA. On 24 Sep 1955 she departed Manhattan, New York, USA. He married second to Antoinette "Tony" Eno Pichot. She was born on 15 Jan 1924 in Manhattan, New York, USA an died on 9 Nov 2011 in Milford, Pick County, Pennsylvania, USA. She is buried in Milford Cemetery in Milford, Pike County, Pennsylvania, USA. He married third on 20 Oct 1979 in Washington, DC, USA to Sally Sterling Quinn. She was born on 1 Jul 1941 in Savannah, Chatham County, Georgia to Chevalier Lt. Gen. William Wilson "Buffalo Bill" Quinn (1907 - 2001) and Sara-Bette "Bette" Williams (1918 - 2004).

  1. Chevalier Josiah Quinn Crowninshield Bradlee, FSA Scot, FRSA, MStJ, CCR, KJ, GORC was born at George Washington Hospital in Washington, DC, USA. 

Imperial, Royal, and Noble Ancestors Edit

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Aragon

  • Ferdinand I of Aragon (1380 - 1416)

Castile

  • John I of Castile (1358 - 1390)

Denmark

England

France

Germany

Hungary

  • Stephen V of Hungary (1239 - 1272)

Poland

Portugal

Norway

Scotland

Sweeden

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World War IIEdit

Bradlee was in the Navy in the South Pacific Theater as a CI Officer, an intelligance officer. He faught from 1942 - 1945 and was in a totall of thirteen battles including the Battle of Leyte Gulf, which was the largest Naval battle in Naval history. The battles that he faught in were: the First Battle of Tulagi, Battle Vella Lavella; Guadalcanal Campaign: Battle of Henerson Field, Naval Battle of Guadalcanall; Philippines Campaign: Battle of Letye Gulf, also known as the Second Battle of the Philippine Sea, Battle of Mindoro, Battle of Manila, the Battle of Surigao Straits, Invasion of Lingayen Gulf; Mariana and Palau Islands Campaign: Battle of Saipain, Battle of Tinian and the Battle of Guam.

He was on nine different dystroyers through the course of the war and was awarded the Bronze Star for driving his dystroyer through enemy lines, but he turned it down because he told his captain that "I was just doing my job." At the end of the war when Kamikazes came into play, Bradlee wrote in his book, there was a Kamikaze that got so close to his ship the Bradlee remembers seeing the pilots face.
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Bradlee as a young Lieutenant

CareerEdit

After the war Bradlee started his own newspaper called the Sunday Times in New Hampshire. His father, Frederick new a lot of wealthy and established people and set up a lot of interview for his son Ben. Bradlee had a job interview in Baltimor, but it was raing so hard that he descided to stay on the buss and go directly to Washington to the his interview at the Washington Post. Bradlee's son Quinn sais that if he had gotton off the buss and gone to his interivew that Quinn would not have ever been born or any of Ben's other children.

Bradlee has interviwed and met many famous and infamous people such Nelson Mandela and Fidel Castro. Bradlee was also the Press Atache in Paris during the 50's and was expelled by the French Government for talking with the Afghans. However he was invited back to Paris and in about 2003 was made a Chevalier by the French. His mother Josephine was also made a Chevalier for starting an orphanage during the War, where European mothers would send their children to protect them from the Nazis.

Bradlee actually had just a head shot in Play Girl Magazine and was voted in the top ten most gorgeous men in America.

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During the Watergate Trials.

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Birth Edit

Father Edit

  • A Good Life: Newspapering and Other Adventures; By Benjamin C. Bradlee, ps. 22, 25

Mother Edit

  • A Good Life: Newspapering and Other Adventures; By Benjamin C. Bradlee, p. 22, 23

Military Edit

  • A Good Life: Newspapering and Other Adventures; By Benjamin C. Bradlee, p. 62-93

Education Edit

St. Mark's Boarding School

  • A Good Life: Newspapering and Other Adventures; By Benjamin C. Bradlee, p. 43

Harvard University

  • A Good Life: Newspapering and Other Adventures; By Benjamin C. Bradlee, ps. 19, 43 - 61

Marriage Edit

His First Wife

  • A Good Life: Newspapering and Other Adventures; By Benjamin C. Bradlee, p. 19

Occupation Edit

A Good Life: Newspapering and Other Adventures; By Benjamin C. Bradlee, p. 94 - 499

Summer House Edit

  • A Good Life: Newspapering and Other Adventures; By Benjamin C. Bradlee, p. 22

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