Ronald Reagan. He is also noted for serving as Phyllis Schlafly's campaign manager during her run for Congress in Illinois in 1970. His injuries sustained in that 1981 assassination attempt against Reagan left him permanently disabled. As a result, he became a proponent of gun control.
In 1989, Brady's wife Sarah became the leader of the Brady Campaign and served as its leader until 2012.
The press briefing room in the White House is named in honor of Brady.