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Mary Elizabeth Quayle Bradley
Military Spouse

Page Updated: 19 February 2000
Updated: 14 February 2004

The first wife of General of the Army Omar Nelson Bradley, she was born in 1892, and they were married on December 28, 1916. 

By the fall of 1965, then 73, she was not well. In late November she entered Walter Reed Army Medical Center. Four days later, on December 1, one year shy of her golden wedding anniversary, she died of virulent leukemia. 

She was buried in Section 30 of Arlington National Cemetery.