Clipped From The Indianapolis Star
M A N A G E D CAPITAL C. C. Brafnerd, Killed In Crash, Worked for Brooklyn Paper, NEW YORK. Jan. 29.--Chauncey C. Brainerd, one of the victims of the Knickerbocker theater disaster in Washington, Washington, had been In charge of the Washington bureau of the Brooklyn Bally Eagle since 1911. He had been employed by that newspaper continuously continuously since t?89, when he became private private secretary to the late St. Clalr Kelway, Its editor in chief. Later he became a reporter andf was then successively successively copy reader, assistant city editor, city editor for ten years and for a shorter period assistant managing managing editor. When tha peace conference assembled in Paris he had charge of his paper's special news service, and recently had written accounts of the Washlngtbn arms conference. He also wrote for periodicals. Last December he woe elected vice president of the Gridiron Club, of which he had long been an active membter. Mr. Brainerd was borinn New York city, April 1C, 1874. He volunteered for the war with Spain and was a veteran of the 23d regiment, National Guard, Brooklyn. He was a Mason and a, member of the National Press Club tho Columbia Country Club of Washington. Washington. His wife,,whom ho married in 1903 and who died with him, was nathbono Jacobs of Mt. Vernon. N. a daughter of'tlre-tatc-Inspector Jacobs of the PostolHce Department. They had no children.