San Bernardino County
ROBERT M. BRADLEY, JR.
Robert M. Bradley, Jr., is a young attorney of Redlands, with offices in Suite 8 of the V. L. Gregory Building. A native son of the Golden State, he was born in San Bernardino, June 25, 1901. His father, Robert M. Bradley, who was born in Iowa, is now residing at Huntington Beach, California, where he is actively engaged in the real estate business. He married Elizabeth Lightfoot Curtis, of San Bernardino, whose father, I. H. Curtis, organized the Baptist Church in California in 1862. Mrs. Bradley, one of the best known women of her community, has served as supervisor of attendance in connection with the public schools for a period of thirteen years. She is also an authority on wild flowers and belongs to the Samuel B. Parish Botanical Society. Mr. and Mrs. Robert M. Bradley are the parents of three children: Robert M., Jr., of this review; Elizabeth, who is the wife of Chester Ferris, a banker of Santa Barbara; and Mildred, a graduate of the San Bernardino high school.
After completing the high school course at San Bernardino Robert M. Bradley, Jr., entered the University of Redlands, from which institution he was graduated with the Bachelor of Arts degree as a member of the class of 1924. His professional training was received at the University of Southern California, which in 1927 conferred upon him the degree of Bachelor of Laws. He became a member of Phi Chi fraternity while attending the University of Redlands and also belongs to the honorary dramatic society of Delta Alpha Phi, the legal fraternity Gamma Eta Gamma, and the honorary legal fraternity of Skull and Scales. Mr. Bradley worked his way through college and was a member of the football team. Admitted to the bar in 1928, he began practice in San Bernardino but the following year came to Redlands, where he has continued active in the work of his chosen profession to the present time.
In August, 1930 Mr. Robert M. Bradley, Jr., was united in marriage with Miss Helen Battie, daughter of G. W. and Nellie (Pruitt) Battie, and a graduate of Pomona College. Mr. Bradley belongs to the Town Club and along strictly professional lines has membership in the San Bernardino County Bar Association and the California State Bar Association.
Transcribed by V. Gerald Iaquinta.
Source: California of the South Vol. III, by John Steven McGroarty, Pages 21-22, Clarke Publ., Chicago, Los Angeles, Indianapolis. 1933.
© 2012 V. Gerald Iaquinta.