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BRONSTAD (Soundex B652) — See also BRANSTAD, BROMSTAD, BRON, BRONSDON, BRONSON, BRONSTEIN, BRONSTON, BRUNSTAD, BURNSTAD, DOBRONSKI, GRONSTAL, KONSTADT, RONSTADT, TONSTAD.

  Bronstad, Obert — of Crystal, Hennepin County, Minn. Village president of Crystal, Minnesota, 1946-51. Presumed deceased. Burial location unknown.


BRONSTEIN (Soundex B652) — See also BONSTEIN, BORNSTEIN, BRANSTEN, BRANSTON, BRAUNSTEIN, BRONSDON, BRONSON, BRONSTAD, BRONSTON, BROWNSTEIN, CONSTERDINE, DIAMONSTEIN, DOBRONSKI, GRONSTAL, ONSTED, RONSTADT, SONSTEBY, STEIN.

  Bronstein, Maurice — of Manchester, Hillsborough County, N.H. Democrat. Delegate to Democratic National Convention from New Hampshire, 1960. Still living as of 1960.
  Bronstein, Milton — of Rhode Island. Democrat. Presidential Elector for Rhode Island, 1992. Still living as of 1992.


BRONSTON (Soundex B652) — See also BRANSTEN, BRANSTON, BRAUNSTEIN, BRON, BRONSDON, BRONSON, BRONSTAD, BRONSTEIN, BROWNSTEIN, CONSTOCK, DOBRONSKI, EDMONSTON, GRONSTAL, ONSTOTT, RONSTADT.

  Bronston, Charles J. — of Lexington, Fayette County, Ky. Democrat. Member of Kentucky state house of representatives, 1940-41, 1948-51 (76th District 1940-41, 49th District 1948-51). Presumed deceased. Burial location unknown.
  Bronston, Dora — of Middletown, Butler County, Ohio. Democrat. Delegate to Democratic National Convention from Ohio, 2004. Female. Still living as of 2004.
  Bronston, Jack E. (b. 1922) — of Jamaica, Queens, Queens County, N.Y. Born in Plainfield, Union County, N.J., January 10, 1922. Democrat. Served in the U.S. Marine Corps during World War II; lawyer; member of New York state senate, 1959-78 (5th District 1959-65, 11th District 1966, 9th District 1967-78); defeated, 1956. Member, Phi Beta Kappa. Presumed deceased. Burial location unknown.


BRONTE (Soundex B653) — See also BERTON, BRETON, BRETTON, BRON, BROTEN, BRUNT, FRONTERA, ROBNETT, TORBEN.

  Bronte, Emory — of Honolulu, Island of Oahu, Honolulu County, Hawaii. Republican. Delegate to Republican National Convention from Hawaii Territory, 1956. Still living as of 1956.


BRONWELL (Soundex B654) — See also BARNEWALL, BARNWELL, BROMWELL, BRON, BROWNELL, BROWNLEE, CONWELL, ONWELLER, VONWEISR, WELBORN, WELLBORN.

  Bronwell, F. B. — Republican. Member, Arrangements Committee, Republican National Convention, 1896. Burial location unknown.


BRONX (Soundex B652) — See also BRINKS, BRON, BRONG, BRONK, BRONZ.

  Bronx, Father of the: See James Lee Wells — Louis Francis Haffen


BRONZ (Soundex B652) — See also BRAUNS, BRON, BRONG, BRONK, BRONX, BRONZAN, BROWNS, BROZ, BRUHNS, BRUINS, BRUNS, DEFRONZO, HORONZY, RONZEL, TRONZO.

  Bronz, Lois — of White Plains, Westchester County, N.Y. Democrat. Delegate to Democratic National Convention from New York, 1980, 1996, 2004. Female. Still living as of 2004.


BRONZAN (Soundex B652) — See also BARNESON, BERENSON, BERNSEN, BRANSON, BRINSON, BRON, BRONSON, BRONZ, BROWNSON, BRUNSON, DEFRONZO, HORONZY, RONZEL, TRONZO.

  Bronzan, Bruce — of Fresno, Fresno County, Calif. Democrat. Delegate to Democratic National Convention from California, 1988. Still living as of 1988.


BROOCKMAN (Soundex B625) — See also BOCKMAN, BOOCK, BROCKMAN, BROOCKS, BROOKMAN, COCKMAN, HASEBROOCK, HOCKMAN, KLOCKMAN, LOCKMAN, LOOCKERMANS, ROCKMAN, STOCKMAN, STROOCK, TELLBROOCK, WOOCK.

  Broockman, David — of Austin, Travis County, Tex. Democrat. Delegate to Democratic National Convention from Texas, 2008. Still living as of 2008.


BROOCKS (Soundex B620) — See also BOOCK, BROOCKMAN, BROOKS, BRUEX, HASEBROOCK, LOOCKERMANS, STROOCK, TELLBROOCK, WOOCK.

  Broocks, Moses Lycurgus (1864-1908) — also known as Moses L. Broocks — of San Augustine, San Augustine County, Tex. Born near San Augustine, San Augustine County, Tex., November 1, 1864. Democrat. Member of Texas state house of representatives, 1892; U.S. Representative from Texas 2nd District, 1905-07. Died in San Antonio, Bexar County, Tex., May 27, 1908 (age 43 years, 208 days). Interment at Old Broocks Cemetery, Near San Augustine, San Augustine County, Tex.
  See also congressional biography — Govtrack.us page


BROOK (Soundex B620) — See also ALBROOK, ALLSBROOK, ALSOBROOK, ASHBROOK, AULSBROOK, BENBROOK, BOOK, BORK, BRADBROOK, BROCHE, BROCK, BROOKBANK, BROOKE, BROOKENS, BROOKER, BROOKES, BROOKHART, BROOKING, BROOKINGS, BROOKINS, BROOKLYN, BROOKMAN, BROOKOVER, BROOKS, BRUCK, BRUECK, CLAYBROOK, COLEBROOK, ESTABROOK, HALBROOK, HASBROOK, HOBROOK, HOLBROOK, HOLDBROOK, HORNBROOK, JEMBROOK, LYBROOK, PHILBROOK, ROOK, ROSEBROOK, SANDBROOK, SEABROOK, TENBROOK, TILLBROOK, TIMBROOK, WESBROOK, WESTBROOK.

  BROOK: See also D. Brook Bartlett — Bazil Brook Edmonston, Jr. — Brook Johnson — Brook B. Williams
  Brook, Buddy — of Florence, Lauderdale County, Ala. Republican. Delegate to Republican National Convention from Alabama, 2008. Still living as of 2008.
  Brook, James W. — of Kenosha County, Wis. Republican. Candidate for Wisconsin state assembly from Kenosha County 2nd District, 1938. Presumed deceased. Burial location unknown.
  Brook, John Robert (1905-1968) — also known as John R. Brook — of Manhattan, New York County, N.Y.; Woodstock, Windsor County, Vt. Born in Manhattan, New York County, N.Y., March 26, 1905. Republican. Lawyer; member of New York state assembly, 1944-64 (New York County 15th District 1944, New York County 9th District 1945-64). Presbyterian. Member, Phi Gamma Delta. Died in Woodstock, Windsor County, Vt., July 1, 1968 (age 63 years, 97 days). Burial location unknown.
  Relatives: Married 1928 to Elizabeth Munro Waters.
  Brook, Louis M. — of Arlington (now part of Kearney), Hudson County, N.J. Republican. Delegate to Republican National Convention from New Jersey, 1912. Burial location unknown.
  Brook, Scott J. — of Coral Springs, Broward County, Fla. Mayor of Coral Springs, Fla., 2009. Still living as of 2009.


BROOKBANK (Soundex B621) — See also BOOKBINDER, BROCKBANK, BROOK.

  Brookbank, Benjamin F. — of Union County, Ind. Democrat. Delegate to Indiana state constitutional convention, 1850-51. Burial location unknown.
  Brookbank, James Orlando — of Pennsylvania. Republican. Presidential Elector for Pennsylvania, 1904. Burial location unknown.
  Brookbank, John — of Louisa County, Iowa. Delegate to Iowa state constitutional convention from Louisa County, 1844. Burial location unknown.


BROOKE (Soundex B620) — See also BOKER, BOOKER, BROCHE, BROCK, BROOK, BROOKENS, BROOKER, BROOKES, BRUCK, BRUECK, CROOKE, CROOKER, HOLBROOKE, KOBER, ROBEK, ROOKE, ROOKER, VANDEBROOKE.

  BROOKE: See also Brooke Adams — Harley Brooke-Hitching — Charles Carroll of Carrollton — Hiester Clymer — Brooke Ellison — Brooke Fortson — Brooke Hill — George Brooke Howell — Francis Preston Blair Lee — Edward Brooke Lee — Edward Brooke Lee, Jr. — H. Brooke Paige — Brooke P. Pardue — Amanda Brooke Pasdon — Martha Brooke Perry — Brooke Reed — Roger Brooke Taney
  Brooke, Alice — of Hastings, Adams County, Neb. Democrat. Delegate to Democratic National Convention from Nebraska, 1928 (alternate), 1936, 1940 (alternate); member of Nebraska Democratic State Executive Committee, 1940. Female. Burial location unknown.
  Brooke, C. H. — of Conshohocken, Montgomery County, Pa. Postmaster at Conshohocken, Pa., 1879. Burial location unknown.
  Brooke, Charlie — of Davenport, Scott County, Iowa. Mayor of Davenport, Iowa, 2002-06. Still living as of 2006.
  Brooke, D. Tucker — of Norfolk, Va. Democrat. Delegate to Virginia state constitutional convention from Norfolk city, 1901-02. Burial location unknown.
  Brooke, Edward William III (1919-2015) — also known as Edward W. Brooke — of Newton Center, Newton, Middlesex County, Mass. Born in Washington, D.C., October 26, 1919. Republican. Served in the U.S. Army during World War II; lawyer; candidate for secretary of state of Massachusetts, 1960; Massachusetts state attorney general, 1963-67; U.S. Senator from Massachusetts, 1967-79; defeated, 1978. Episcopalian. African ancestry. Member, American Bar Association; American Academy of Arts and Sciences; Amvets; Alpha Phi Alpha. First Black U.S. Senator in the 20th century; recipient of the Spingarn Medal in 1967. Died in Coral Gables, Miami-Dade County, Fla., January 3, 2015 (age 95 years, 69 days). Interment at Arlington National Cemetery, Arlington, Va.
  Relatives: Son of Edward W. Brooke and Helen (Seldon) Brooke; married, June 7, 1947, to Remigia Ferrari Scacco.
  See also congressional biography — Govtrack.us page — Wikipedia article — NNDB dossier
  Brooke, Flavius Lionel (1858-1921) — also known as Flavius L. Brooke — of Detroit, Wayne County, Mich. Born in Simcoe, Ontario, October 17, 1858. Republican. Lawyer; law partner of William L. Carpenter, John Atkinson, and Henry A. Haigh, starting in 1889; circuit judge in Michigan 3rd Circuit, 1900-08; resigned 1908; justice of Michigan state supreme court, 1908-21; appointed 1908; died in office 1921; chief justice of Michigan state supreme court, 1915. Died January 21, 1921 (age 62 years, 96 days). Burial location unknown.
  Relatives: Son of John Brooke and Sarah (Mann) Brooke; married, November 27, 1884, to Miss B. Reidy.
  See also Michigan Supreme Court Historical Society
  Brooke, George III — of Birdsboro, Berks County, Pa. Republican. Delegate to Republican National Convention from Pennsylvania, 1944. Presumed deceased. Burial location unknown.
  Brooke, H. Jones — of Delaware County, Pa. Member of Pennsylvania state senate, 1849-51, 1870-72 (4th District 1849-51, 5th District 1870-72). Burial location unknown.
  Brooke, Harry — of Bridgeport, Harrison County, W.Va. Postmaster at Bridgeport, W.Va., 1919-23 (acting, 1919). Burial location unknown.
  Brooke, Hilliard T. — of Prescott, Yavapai County, Ariz.; Phoenix, Maricopa County, Ariz. Democrat. Member of Arizona state house of representatives, 1925-28, 1959-60; member of Arizona state senate, 1963-64. Burial location unknown.
  Brooke, Howell — of Canton, Cherokee County, Ga. Circuit judge in Georgia Blue Ridge Circuit, 1953. Presumed deceased. Burial location unknown.
  Brooke, Humphrey — of Fauquier County, Va. Delegate to Virginia convention to ratify U.S. constitution from Fauquier County, 1788. Burial location unknown.
  Brooke, Jesse — of Fairfield County, Ohio. Prohibition candidate for Ohio state house of representatives from Fairfield County, 1897. Burial location unknown.
  Brooke, John Rutter (1838-1926) — also known as John R. Brooke — of Rosemont, Montgomery County, Pa. Born in Montgomery County, Pa., July 21, 1838. General in the Union Army during the Civil War; Governor of Puerto Rico. Died September 5, 1926 (age 88 years, 46 days). Interment at Arlington National Cemetery, Arlington, Va.
  Relatives: Son of William Brooke and Martha (Rutter) Brooke; married, December 24, 1863, to Louisa Roberts (died 1867); married, September 19, 1877, to Mary L. Stearns (daughter of Onslow Stearns (1810-1878)).
  See also Wikipedia article — Find-A-Grave memorial
  Brooke, Jones See H. Jones Brooke
  Brooke, Nathaniel — Whig. Member of Pennsylvania state senate 3rd District, 1839-42. Burial location unknown.
  Brooke, R. H. — of Vicksburg, Warren County, Miss. Republican. Alternate delegate to Republican National Convention from Mississippi, 1912. Burial location unknown.
  Brooke, Robert (c.1760-1800) — of Spotsylvania County, Va. Born in Spotsylvania County, Va., about 1760. Lawyer; member of Virginia state house of delegates, 1791-94; Governor of Virginia, 1794-96; Virginia state attorney general, 1796-1800; died in office 1800. Member, Freemasons. Died in Virginia, February 27, 1800 (age about 40 years). Burial location unknown.
  Relatives: Son of Anne Hay (Taliaferro) Brooke (1731-1782) and Richard Brooke (1732-1792); married 1786 to Mary Ritchie Hopper; second cousin once removed of John Walker and Francis Walker; third cousin of George Madison, Meriwether Lewis (1774-1809) and Richard Aylett Buckner; third cousin once removed of Zachary Taylor, Thomas Walker Gilmer and Aylette Buckner; third cousin twice removed of John Strother Pendleton, Albert Gallatin Pendleton and Aylett Hawes Buckner; third cousin thrice removed of James Francis Buckner, Hubbard T. Smith, Key Pittman and Vail Montgomery Pittman.
  Political families: Pendleton-Lee family; Demarest-Meriwether family of New Jersey; Marshall-Harrison-Randolph-Cabell family of Virginia; Meriwether-Kellogg-Tyler family of Virginia and Connecticut; Washington family; Clay family of Kentucky (subsets of the Three Thousand Related Politicians).
  Brooke County, W.Va. is named for him.
  See also Wikipedia article
  Brooke, Robert T. — of Richmond, Va. Commercial Agent (Consul) for Brazil in Richmond, Va., 1903-07. Burial location unknown.
  Brooke, Thomas — of Falls Church, Va. Republican. Alternate delegate to Republican National Convention from Virginia, 2008. Still living as of 2008.
  Brooke, Tucker See D. Tucker Brooke
  Brooke, W. H. — of Ontario, Malheur County, Ore. Republican. Delegate to Republican National Convention from Oregon, 1916, 1920 (member, Credentials Committee). Burial location unknown.
  Brooke, Walker (1813-1869) — of Mississippi. Born near Winchester, Frederick County, Va., December 25, 1813. Member of Mississippi state house of representatives, 1848; member of Mississippi state senate, 1850; U.S. Senator from Mississippi, 1852-53; delegate to Mississippi secession convention, 1861; Delegate from Mississippi to the Confederate Provisional Congress, 1861-62. Died in Vicksburg, Warren County, Miss., December 18, 1869 (age 55 years, 358 days). Interment at Cedar Hill Cemetery, Vicksburg, Miss.
  See also congressional biography — Govtrack.us page
  Brooke, Will (born c.1959) — of Bozeman, Gallatin County, Mont. Born about 1959. Republican. Delegate to Republican National Convention from Montana, 2004. Still living as of 2004.


BROOKE-HITCHING (Soundex B623)

  Brooke-Hitching, Harley — of Telluride, San Miguel County, Colo. Republican. Alternate delegate to Republican National Convention from Colorado, 2008. Still living as of 2008.


BROOKENS (Soundex B625) — See also BERKSON, BRACONS, BRECKONS, BROKENSHIRE, BROOK, BROOKE, BROOKER, BROOKES, BROOKINS, CROOKE, CROOKER, HOKENSTAD, HOLBROOKE, KOOKEN, LOKENSGARD, ROOKE, ROOKER, VANDEBROOKE.

  Brookens, Howard — of Chicago, Cook County, Ill. Democrat. Delegate to Democratic National Convention from Illinois, 2004. Still living as of 2004.


BROOKER (Soundex B626) — See also BOOKER, BOOKERT, BROECKER, BROEKER, BROOK, BROOKE, BROOKENS, BROOKES, BRUCKER, COOKERLY, CROOKE, CROOKER, HOLBROOKE, HOOKER, KOOKER, LOOKER, ROOKE, ROOKER, TOOKER, VANDEBROOKE.

  Brooker, Charles Frederick (b. 1847) — also known as Charles F. Brooker — of Torrington, Litchfield County, Conn.; Ansonia, New Haven County, Conn. Born in Litchfield, Litchfield County, Conn., March 4, 1847. Republican. Manufacturer; banker; railroad business; member of Connecticut state house of representatives, 1875; member of Connecticut state senate 18th District, 1893-94; delegate to Republican National Convention from Connecticut, 1900, 1904, 1908, 1912, 1920; member of Republican National Committee from Connecticut, 1900-12. Burial location unknown.
  Relatives: Son of Martin Cook Brooker and Sarah Maria (Seymour) Brooker; married, October 30, 1894, to Julia Elizabeth (Clark) Farrel; step-father of Alton Farrel (1879-1934).
  Political family: Kellogg-Seymour-Chapin-Adams family of Connecticut and New York (subset of the Three Thousand Related Politicians).
  Brooker, Harry — of Chicago, Cook County, Ill. Communist. Workers candidate for Presidential Elector for Illinois, 1924. Burial location unknown.
  Brooker, James D. (1863-1930) — of Cass City, Tuscola County, Mich. Born in Mallorytown, Ontario, March 18, 1863. Republican. Lawyer; one of the organizers of the Cass City Telephone Company, later president and manager; Tuscola County Prosecuting Attorney; alternate delegate to Republican National Convention from Michigan, 1920. Presbyterian. Member, Freemasons. Suffered a stroke, and died four days later, in Cass City, Tuscola County, Mich., February 15, 1930 (age 66 years, 334 days). Interment at Elkland Township Cemetery, Near Cass City, Tuscola County, Mich.
  Relatives: Son of James Brooker (1831-1918) and Lois (Thompson) Brooker (1842-1916); married, November 12, 1889, to Mary E. Bader.
  Brooker, Rosalind Poll — of New Bedford, Bristol County, Mass. Republican. Alternate delegate to Republican National Convention from Massachusetts, 1972. Female. Still living as of 1972.


BROOKES (Soundex B622) — See also BOKSER, BOOKSER, BREKHUS, BRICKHOUSE, BROCHUS, BROCKUS, BROOK, BROOKE, BROOKENS, BROOKER, BROOKS, CROOKE, CROOKER, DOKES, FOKES, HOLBROOKE, KOOKESH, NOKES, OKES, OKESON, ROOKE, ROOKER, SKROBE, SPOKESFIELD, STOKES, STOKESBURY, VANDEBROOKE.

  BROOKES: See also Walter Bowie — J. Brookes Spencer
  Brookes, Albert M. — of Seattle, King County, Wash. Republican. Postmaster at Seattle, Wash., 1889-91. Burial location unknown.
  Brookes, Albert Sidney (1870-1913) — also known as Albert S. Brookes — Born August 14, 1870. Adjutant General of New Mexico, 1910-13; died in office 1913. Died, from pneumonia following gallstone surgery, in Santa Fe, Santa Fe County, N.M., November 5, 1913 (age 43 years, 83 days). Interment at Santa Fe National Cemetery, Santa Fe, N.M.
  Relatives: Son of Willis Swan Brookes (1845-1923) and Elizabeth Elvira (Word) Brookes (1847-1905).
  See also Find-A-Grave memorial
  Brookes, Edward A. — of Wheeling, Ohio County, W.Va. Democrat. Alternate delegate to Democratic National Convention from West Virginia, 1936. Presumed deceased. Burial location unknown.
  Brookes, John I. — of Mutual, Calvert County, Md. Republican. Alternate delegate to Republican National Convention from Maryland, 1896. Burial location unknown.
  Brookes, Philip O. — of Collingdale, Delaware County, Pa. Republican. Alternate delegate to Republican National Convention from Pennsylvania, 1972. Still living as of 1972.


BROOKFIELD (Soundex B621) — See also BRACHFIELD, COCKFIELD, SINKFIELD, STOCKFISH, WINKFIELD.

  Brookfield, Dutton (d. 1979) — of Kansas City, Jackson County, Mo. Republican. Kansas City police commissioner; candidate for Presidential Elector for Missouri, 1964; delegate to Republican National Convention from Missouri, 1968. Died, from injuries suffered in a house fire, 1979. Burial location unknown.
  Brookfield, L. E. — of Sterling, Whiteside County, Ill. Republican. Delegate to Republican National Convention from Illinois, 1896. Burial location unknown.
  Brookfield, Noah — of Niles, Berrien County, Mich. Whig. Postmaster at Niles, Mich., 1849-51. Burial location unknown.
  Brookfield, William — of New York, New York County, N.Y. Republican. New York Republican state chair, 1891-94; delegate to Republican National Convention from New York, 1892. Burial location unknown.


BROOKHART (Soundex B626) — See also BOOKHAMMER, BOOKHOUT, BROCHERT, BROOK, BRUCKART, CROOKHAM, FAROKHI.

  Brookhart, Charles E. — U.S. Consul in Bombay, as of 1943. Presumed deceased. Burial location unknown.
  Brookhart, H. H. — of Columbus, Cherokee County, Kan. Democrat. Physician; alternate delegate to Democratic National Convention from Kansas, 1936. Presumed deceased. Burial location unknown.
  Brookhart, Smith Wildman (1869-1944) — also known as Smith W. Brookhart — of Washington, Washington County, Iowa. Born near Arbela, Scotland County, Mo., February 2, 1869. Republican. Served in the U.S. Army during the Spanish-American War; school teacher; lawyer; farmer; U.S. Senator from Iowa, 1922-26, 1927-33. Member, Farm Bureau; American Legion; National Rifle Association; Knights of Pythias. Died, from heart disease, in the Veterans Administration hospital in Whipple, Yavapai County, Ariz., November 15, 1944 (age 75 years, 287 days). Interment at Elm Grove Cemetery, Washington, Iowa.
  Relatives: Son of Abram Colar Brookhart and Cynthia (Wildman) Brookhart; married, June 22, 1897, to Jennie Hearne.
  See also congressional biography — Govtrack.us page — Wikipedia article
  Books about Smith Wildman Brookhart: George W. McDaniel, Smith Wildman Brookhart : Iowa's Renegade Republican


BROOKING (Soundex B625) — See also BERKING, BOOKIN, BROKING, BROOK, BROOKINGS, BROOKINS, COOKINGHAM, COOKINHAM, GOOKIN, GOOKINS, KING.

  Brooking, Alvan (1796-1857) — of Missouri. Born March 7, 1796. County judge in Missouri, 1842-48; member of Missouri state senate, 1850-54. Died November 30, 1857 (age 61 years, 268 days). Interment at Brooking Cemetery, Raytown, Mo.
  Brooking, Charles M. — of Missouri. Delegate to Missouri state constitutional convention 27th District, 1845-46. Burial location unknown.


BROOKINGS (Soundex B625) — See also BOOKIN, BROKING, BROOK, BROOKING, BROOKINS, COOKINGHAM, COOKINHAM, GOOKIN, GOOKINS.

  Brookings, Howard E. (1902-1977) — of Oakland, Pottawattamie County, Iowa. Born in Tekamah, Burt County, Neb., January 24, 1902. Republican. Movie theater owner; member of Iowa state house of representatives from Pottawattamie County; elected 1950. Congregationalist. Member, Lions; Kiwanis; Freemasons; Order of the Eastern Star; Scottish Rite Masons; Shriners; Eagles. Died in May, 1977 (age 75 years, 0 days). Burial location unknown.
  Relatives: Son of Willard E. Brookings and Lotta J. Brookings; married 1923 to Gretna M. Charles.
  Brookings, William E. — of Du Quoin, Perry County, Ill. Democrat. Mayor of Du Quoin, Ill., 1893-94; delegate to Democratic National Convention from Illinois, 1900. Burial location unknown.
  Brookings, Wilmot W. (1830-1905) — of Sioux Falls, Minnehaha County, Dakota Territory (now S.Dak.). Born in Woolwich, Sagadahoc County, Maine, October 23, 1830. Lawyer; in February 1858, he was out in a blizzard and lost both feet; member Dakota territorial council, 1862-63, 1867-69; President of the Dakota Territorial Council, 1868; member of Dakota territorial House of Representatives, 1863-66; Speaker of the Dakota Territory House of Representatives, 1864-65; justice of Dakota territorial supreme court, 1869-73; delegate to South Dakota state constitutional convention, 1883, 1885. Died in Boston, Suffolk County, Mass., 1905 (age about 74 years). Burial location unknown.
  Brookings County, S.Dak. is named for him.


BROOKINS (Soundex B625) — See also BOKINSKIE, BOOKIN, BRACONS, BRECKONS, BROOK, BROOKENS, BROOKING, BROOKINGS, COOKINGHAM, COOKINHAM, GOOKIN, GOOKINS.

  BROOKINS: See also Brookins Campbell
  Brookins, A. T. — of Osage, Mitchell County, Iowa. Mayor of Osage, Iowa, 1945-49. Presumed deceased. Burial location unknown.
  Brookins, Calvin — of Otsego County, N.Y. Member of New York state assembly from Otsego County, 1821-22. Burial location unknown.
  Brookins, Clifford II — of Detroit, Wayne County, Mich. Candidate in primary for mayor of Detroit, Mich., 2005. Still living as of 2005.
  Brookins, H. H. — of Los Angeles, Los Angeles County, Calif. Democrat. Delegate to Democratic National Convention from California, 1988. Still living as of 1988.


BROOKLYN (Soundex B624) — See also BRAECKLEIN, BROOK, CONKLYN, DEKLYN, FRANKLYN, FRANKLYNNE.

  BROOKLYN: See also Brooklyn B. Levengood
  Brooklyn, Grand Old Man of: See David Augustus Boody
  Brooklyn, Mr.: See Harold Leonard Fisher — Abe Stark


BROOKMAN (Soundex B625) — See also BOOKMAN, BOOKMYER, BROCKMAN, BROOCKMAN, BROOK, COOKMAN, MOKMA, SHOOKMAN.

  BROOKMAN: See also Thomas Wilson Beaty
  Brookman, Lorenz W. — of Buffalo, Erie County, N.Y. Socialist. Candidate for Presidential Elector for New York, 1920. Burial location unknown.
  Brookman, M. — of Las Vegas, Clark County, Nev. Candidate for mayor of Las Vegas, Nev., 1991. Still living as of 1991.


BROOKOVER (Soundex B621) — See also BOKOVOY, BOOKOUT, BROOK, DICKOVER, KOVER, KOVERMAN, RICKOVER.

  Brookover, Thomas — of Walled Lake, Oakland County, Mich. Democrat. Alternate delegate to Democratic National Convention from Michigan, 1980. Still living as of 1980.
  Brookover, Wilbur Bone (1911-2003) — also known as Wilbur B. Brookover — of East Lansing, Ingham County, Mich. Born near Bippus, Huntington County, Ind., March 30, 1911. Served in the U.S. Navy during World War II; university professor; mayor of East Lansing, Mich., 1971-75. Member, Tau Kappa Alpha. Died April 6, 2003 (age 92 years, 7 days). Interment at Fairview Cemetery, Servia, Ind.
  Relatives: Married, June 21, 1937, to Edna Mae Eberhart (1912-2008).
  See also Find-A-Grave memorial


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