Meet the man behind the board games: Milton Bradley. Born in Maine in 1836,Milton Bradley moved with his family to the working-class city of LowellMassachusettsat age 11. His early life consisted of several highs and lowsfrom graduating high school and attending Harvard to getting laid off and losing his first wife. These experiences gave Bradley the idea for his first board game: The Checkered Game of Life. He produced and sold Life across the country and it quickly became a national sensation. Working with his companythe Milton Bradley Companyhe continued to produce board gamescrayonsand kid-friendly school supplies for the rest of his life. He is often credited as the father of board gamesand the Milton Bradley Company has created BattleshipJengaYahtzeeTroubleand many more classic games.
Who Was Milton Bradley?
1 in stock