Full name: Brookner West Brady
Born: January 1, 1905 in Washington, District of Columbia, United States
Died: March 22, 1977 in San Francisco, California, United States
Affiliations: US Army, (USA)
Country: United States
Sport: Modern Pentathlon
Brookner Brady graduated from the US Military Academy at West Point in 1926, where he was on the swim team and played water polo. He came from a military family, as his father was in the West Point class of 1897, and Brady spent his life in the Army. Prior to World War II he served at Fort Hamilton and Fort Wadsworth, New York and in Arlington, Virginia, where he helped organize the new Provost Marshall General’s school as assistant commandant. In World War II, Brady served as Provost Marshall to General [George Patton] in the North Africa landings. He later became commander of the 339th Infantry Regiment of the 85th Infantry Custer Division, which pursued Nazis across the Amaseno River and into the hills west of Priverno, Italy in May 1944.
After the war Brady served as Inspector General of the 6th US Army at the Presidio in San Francisco, where he retired. Upon his military retirement, Brady spent a year at San Francisco State University obtaining a teaching degree and then taught electronics, math, and mechanical drawing at Mission High School and also at the City College of San Francisco.
|1932 Summer||27||Los Angeles||Modern Pentathlon||Men's Individual||United States||USA||11|
|1932 Summer||27||Los Angeles||Modern Pentathlon||United States||Final Standings||11||56.0|
|1932 Summer||27||Los Angeles||Modern Pentathlon||United States||Riding||5||100||8:50.6|
|1932 Summer||27||Los Angeles||Modern Pentathlon||United States||Fencing||12||25|
|1932 Summer||27||Los Angeles||Modern Pentathlon||United States||Shooting||20||174||18|
|1932 Summer||27||Los Angeles||Modern Pentathlon||United States||Swimming||3||4:37.9|
|1932 Summer||27||Los Angeles||Modern Pentathlon||United States||Running||16||17:33.6|