General Omar Bradley Writes About Loneliness & His Second Marriage, 1966
Retiring from the military in 1953, General OmarBradley moved into the private sector and served as chairman of the board of the Bulova Watch Company from 1958 until 1973. Following the death of his wife Mary of leukemia in 1965, Bradley married Esther Buhler on September 12, 1966. During the 1960s, he served as a member of President Lyndon Johnson's "Wise Men" think tank and later acted as a technical adviser on the film, "Patton." Bradley died on April 8, 1981, and was buried at Arlington National Cemetery.