Hugh P. Brady

Hugh P. Brady, Eta, Yale University, 1914, Phi Alpha 1948-1949


Hugh Picken Brady, Eta, 1914, Phi Alpha 1948-1949. Brother Brady was a very successful businessman and philanthropist. He was born in Sitka, Alaska and was the son of the Governor of the then District of Alaska, John Green Brady (1897-1906).

Brother Brady was founder and chairman of the Brady Lumber Company and Brady International Lumber, Inc. in Seattle. He was awarded the Yale Medal in 1952 and was a member of the executive committee of the Yale Alumni Board.

He was a benefactor of Zeta Psi, the Washington Conservation Society, Sheldon Jackson College in Sitka and a founder of Seattle’s Corinthian Yacht Club. He donated his “unprocessed papers” on forestry, conservation and environmental issues to Yale University in 1968.

Brother Brady received Zeta Psi’s highest honor, the Distinguished Service Award in 1960