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Bradley, Omar Nelson

Kenneth H. Williams

in American National Biography Online

Published in print January 1999 |
Published online February 2000 | e-ISBN: 9780198606697 | DOI:

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Bradley, Omar Nelson (12 February 1893–08 April 1981), military commander, was born in Clark, Missouri, the son of John Smith Bradley, a schoolteacher, and Sarah Elizabeth Hubbard, a seamstress. Bradley was one of his father’s pupils until age twelve, when his parents settled in Higbee so he could attend public school. From his father, who died of pneumonia when Bradley was fourteen, he gained a love of reading, baseball, and hunting....

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