Niagara County

1897 Biography - Artemas A. Bradley

Bradley, Artemas A., is one of the leading attorneys of the Niagara county bar. He was born in the town of Lockport, Niagara county, N. Y., March 29, 1857, a son of Alanson and Nancy (Carlton) Bradley. He was educated at the public schools and the Lockport Union School, from which he was graduated in 1879. In September of that year he entered the law office of Joshua Gaskill as a student, where he remained until he was admitted to the bar January 12, 1883. He immediately began the practice of his profession in the city of Lockport and in 1890 formed a copartnership with Hon. Jolin A. Merritt, which firm has since conducted a large and growing business in the general practice of the law. July 9, 1885, he married Mattie E. Vicary of Lockport, and they have one son, Harold. Mr. Bradley has always taken an active interest in municipal affairs. In politics he is a Republican, and is widely known as a fluent and forcible campaign speaker. He has been active in the Y. M. C. A. Association, is interested in the educational institutions of the city, and is at present a member of the Board of Education. He and his wife are members of the Baptist church.

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