(Feb. 28, 1903-Apr. 26, 1960). Bradford graduated from 7th district committee, head of the Republican registration committee, and ward chairman. In 1940, he ousted Carl Vandivier as county chairman and gained control of the organization.in Indianapolis in 1921. He became involved in Republican politics working as a volunteer at the polls in 1924. A year later he was elected a precinct committeeman. Bradford later served as secretary of the
Following the defeat of his mayoral candidate, Henry E. Ostrom, in the 1942 primary, Bradford resisted pressure from hostile GOP officials to step aside. He agreed to do so only after his opponents accepted Ostrom as his successor as county chairman in 1944. In 1942, Bradford served asfor six months, filling an unexpired term.
From 1944 to 1946, he turned his interests to the state organization of theby serving as district chairman. He worked as a service area inspector of the Indiana Toll Road Commission from 1957 until his death. Bradford was a member of the Mystic Tie Masonic Lodge, , Murat Shrine, and the .