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Brookner Brady

Full name: Brookner West Brady
Gender: Male
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: USA United States
Sport: Modern Pentathlon

Biography

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.

Results

Games Age City Sport Event Team NOC Rank Medal
1932 Summer 27 Los Angeles Modern Pentathlon Men's Individual United States USA 11

Men's Individual

Games Age City Sport Country Phase Unit Rank O PTS T W TH
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
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