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Rep. Robert Brady

Democrat  •  1st District, Pennsylvania  •  10th Term  •  Sworn In 1998
Current Term 2015 - 2017 View All

Brady was born April 7, 1945 in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania. After high school, he worked as a carpenter. Concerned with local issues, Brady was elected as a precinct committeeman for the Democratic Party in 1968. When his wardleader, City Council President George X. Schwartz was convicted and imprisoned in the Abscam scandal, Brady was elected to succeed him as the 34th Ward Democratic Leader. Brady was a staff aide in the Philadelphia City Council and in the Pennsylvania State Senate. He has been the elected chairman of the Philadelphia Democratic Party since June, 1986, and was a member of the Pennsylvania Turnpike Commission from 1991 until his election to Congress in 1997.


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