Named one of the Outstanding Young Men of America in 1982, Edward J. Bradley, Sr. has always maintained a strong reputation for excellence in his field. His interest for management, administration, systems analysis, evaluation research, and policy analysis first took him to the N.Y.S. Department of Social Services, where he was a Program Specialist from 1973 to 1978, and then to the N.Y.S. Department of Transportation in Albany, New York, where he was a Computer System’s Analyst from 1978 to 1981.
Proceeding, Mr. Bradley worked as a public management intern within the N.Y.S. Department of Civil Service from 1981 to 1982, a personnel administrator with the N.Y.S. Department of Taxation and Finance from 1982 to 1983, and a Computer System’s Programmer/Analyst for the N.Y.S. Department of Transportation from 1983 to 2005.
Mr. Bradley served as Commissioner and Chair of the City of Albany, NY’s Municipal Civil Service Commission from 1992 to 1993.
Mr. Bradley was enlisted in the U.S. Navy in 1963, serving as an Electronics Technician, ET-3 until 1966. Then, he earned a Bachelor of Arts (Cum Laude) in 1971 and a Master of Public Administration in 1980 from the University at Albany, State University of New York. The University’s Department of Public Administration and Policy is known for its curriculum, offering more than 30 areas of specialization including IT/e-government, homeland security, financial market regulation, non-profit management, local government management, public finance, and health policy.
Mr. Bradley graduated from the City of Albany, New York’s Citizen’s Police Academy in 1992.
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Mr. Bradley is an accomplished and widely-read writer, having authored such publications as “Child and Family Genealogy Reporting System,” “Social Security Trust Fund is Fiction,” and “True Social Security Reform: A Responsible Proposal.” He authored of over 51 published ‘Op-Ed’ articles and editorials, including an oped published in the Albany Times Union on September 2, 2001 entitled “Uncle Sam Is Bleeding Social Security Dry,” exposing the illicit practice of all surplus Social Security revenues being taken to disguise the true size of the annual U.S. Budget Deficit and the total U.S. Debt. In 1999 and 2000, Surplus Social Security Tax Revenues totaled $450 Billion. Balancing the U.S. Budget both years and creating a $150 Billion budget “surplus” in 2000. The tragic events of September 11, 2001, ended the publicity from then on. By 2018, the same annual Surplus Social Security Tax Revenues had risen to a level of $1.7 Trillion.
From October 1992 to June 2002, Mr. Bradley wrote a series of nine published editorials and op-ed articles on the topic of the Marriage Income Tax Penalty, imposed by the U.S. Income Tax Code, on legally married working couples, where each partner earns more than $22,500 annually (i.e. $45,000 combined). The issue became a feature in the Republican Party’s 1994 “Contract With America.” Currently, he is working on a new publication, with a working title of “Theory of Euphoria, Addiction & Depression/Despair
(Bio-Chemical Relationship/s Between Them).”
Although retired in 2005, Mr. Bradley remains involved in a variety of civic endeavors. He has been a member of the national nominating committee of Outstanding Young Americans since 1997 and Human Life International since 1992, as well as a member of both the New York State Right to Life Committee, Inc. and the National Right to Life Committee, Inc. since 1984. He was previously involved with V.O.T.E.S., Books Unbound, the Albany County Democratic Committee, and United Way of America and Northeastern
New York, Inc. Additionally, he served President of Child and Family Enterprises, Inc. from 1978 to 1984.
Mr. Bradley is a member of several prominent professional groups including the N.Y.S. Association for Transportation Engineers, the N.Y.S. Forum for Information Resources Management, American Public Welfare Association, American Management Association, and the American Society for Public Administration. He also served as President, Capital District Genealogical Society from 1982 to 1984 and as a member: Albany Lodge #49, B.P.O. Elks, since 1993. His achievements have been highlighted in numerous editions of Who’s Who in America, Who’s Who in American Politics, Who’s Who in the East, Who’s Who in the World, and Who’s Who of Emerging Leaders in America.
Mr. Bradley currently resides in Albany, New York. His one son, Edward James, 2d., who, along with his daughter-in-law, Nellie Anne Frueh, are the parents of his four grandsons: William, Jacob, Timothy, and Henry ages 2 to 11.
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