James Brady




Age: 73


Summary: retired White House press secretary who was gravely wounded during the March 30, 1981 assassination attempt on President Ronald Reagan by a mentally troubled college dropout named John Hinckley, Jr., but who had undertook a personal crusade for gun control after suffering a devastating bullet wound to his head outside the Washington Hilton Hotel.



Cause of Death: Undisclosed causes


Born: August 29, 1940


Died: August 4, 2014


Location: Alexandria, Virginia