Tom Bradley

Tom Bradley bio

Birth Name: Thomas J. Bradley

Occupation: Politician

Place Of Birth: TX

Date Of Birth: December 29, 1917

Date Of Death: September 29, 1998

Cause Of Death: N/A

Ethnicity: Black

Nationality: American

Tom Bradley was born on the 29th of December, 1917. He was known for being a Politician. The first African-American mayor of Los Angeles, California, an office which he held from 1973 to 1993. He had the longest tenure of any mayor in the city’s history before the city passed established term limits in 1990.

Tom Bradley was born in TX. He joined the LA Police Department in 1950, becoming one of just 400 or so black officers at the time. The supposed racial discrimination that seemed to cause his unexpected loss in the 1982 race for Governor gave rise to the political term “the Bradley effect”, which was often used during the 2008 Presidential Elections.

Tom Bradley was a Capricorn and was born in the G.I. Generation.

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Tom Bradley was born in 1910s. The 1910s represented the culmination of European militarism. Discover what happened on this day.

Thomas J. Bradley is part of G.I. Generation also known as The Greatest Generation. This generation experienced much of their youth during the Great Depression and rapid technological innovation such as the radio and the telephone. The initials "G.I." is military terminology referring to "Government Issue" or "General Issue".


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Tom Bradley’s mother’s name is unknown at this time and his father’s name is under review. We will continue to update information on Tom Bradley’s parents.

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Personal Life

Like many famous people and celebrities, Tom Bradley kept his personal life private. Once more details are available, we will update this section.

Tom Bradley was born in the Year of the Serpent.

Fast Facts

REAL NAME: Thomas J. Bradley
NICKNAME: Mayor Tom Bradley, Long Tom
BIRTH SIGN: Capricorn
BIRTH DAY: Saturday
DEATH DAY: Tuesday



Zodiac Sign: Tom Bradley was a Capricorn. People of this zodiac sign like family, tradition, and dislike almost everything at some point. The strengths of this sign are being responsible, disciplined, good managers, while weaknesses can be to be the know-it-all, unforgiving, condescending and expecting the worst. The greatest overall compatibility with Capricorn is Taurus and Cancer.

Chinese Zodiac: Tom Bradley was born in the Year of the Dragon. People born under this sign are often seen as humorous and gifted in literature and art. However, the snake can be overly suspicious, which makes them a bit paranoid.

Ruling Planet: Tom Bradley had a ruling planet of Saturn and has a ruling planet of Saturn and by astrological associations Saturday is ruled by Saturn. Saturn is a planet of commitment and responsibility, but also restriction and delay. People who are born with Saturn as the ruling planet are disciplined and are hard workers.

Tom Bradley’s birth sign is Capricorn and he had a ruling planet of Saturn.

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