|Name Cyrus Brady|
|Movies Hearts and the Highway|
|Died January 24, 1920, Yonkers, New York, United States|
Education United States Naval Academy
Books South American Fights an, Indian Fights And Fighters, Sir Henry Morgan - Buccane, A Little Book for Christmas, The Island of Regener
Similar People William John Locke, Booth Tarkington, Martin Van Buren, Andrew Jackson
Cyrus Townsend Brady (1861 - 1920)
Cyrus Townsend Brady (December 20, 1861 – January 24, 1920) was a journalist, historian and adventure writer. His best-known work is Indian Fights and Fighters.
He was born in Allegheny, Pennsylvania, and graduated from the U.S. Naval Academy in 1883. In 1889, he was ordained a deacon in the Episcopal church, and was ordained a priest in 1890. His first wife was Clarissa Guthrie, who died in 1890. His second wife was Mary Barrett.
Brady's first major book, For Love of Country, whilst telling the story of a fictitious John Seymour, was actually based in part on the true heroics of Nicholas Biddle, one of the first five captains of the fledgling Continental Navy.
Brady was also famous for his views of feminism and Women's suffrage, he preached many anti-suffrage sermons and described women voters as "an insult to God".
In 1914 Brady began working as a screenwriter at Vitagraph Company of America.
Brady died in Yonkers, New York of pneumonia at age 58.
Many more titles by Cyrus Townsend Brady are listed in: American Fiction, 1901-1925: A Bibliography by Geoffrey D. Smith, pp. 75–78.