Compiled by Wayne Spiller 1976
Albert C. Baze, b. in Burnet County 23 August 1874; d. 11 April 1916; m.
23 October 1895, Miss Mattie Wood.
Mr. Baze was in the retail drug business in Brady for a time and later in the grocery business. His final illness caused him to resign as mayor of the City of Brady. His successor, Mr. John P. Sheridan was installed about 24 hours prior to the death of Mr. Baze.
During his administration as mayor the "sanitary department" was taken over by the city, the fire department was re-organized, Brady Water and Light Works placed on a paying basis, and took over the city cemetery.
Mr. Baze was a member of the Church of Christ, and Elder A. J. McCarty of Killeen conducted his last rites.
His pallbearers were Messrs. J. S. Abernathy, W. W. Wilder, M. E. Abernathy, H. C. Samuel, W. W. Spiller and George Wilkes. Honorary pall bearers were Mayor J. P. Sheridan, County Judge John E. Brown, Aldermen, H. P. Roddie, A. W. Tipton, I. A. Williams, B. A. Hallum, and J. H. White.
Surviving Mr. Baze were his wife, his mother, five brothers, three sisters and children, Chester, Wayne, Layall and Wilma.