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Franklin Eli Brooks

Franklin Eli Brooks, American congressman. Member 58th and 59th Congresses (1903-1907), Colorado at-large.

Background

  • Brooks, Franklin Eli was born on November 19, 1860 in Sturbridge, Massachusetts, United States. Son of E. T. and Anna E. Brooks.

  • Education

    • Bachelor of Arts, Brown U., 1883, A.M., 1886. Law student Boston University, 1887-1888.

    Career

    • Admitted to bar, 1888. Practiced at Boston, 1888-1891, Colorado Springs, Colorado, since 1892. President Costilla Estates Development Company and San Luis Southern Railway Company.

    Politics

    Party affiliation: Republican

    Membership

    Member 58th and 59th Congresses (1903-1907), Colorado at-large.

    Connections

    • Married Sara Brainerd Coolidge, June 3, 1891.
    • father: E. T.
    • mother: Anna E. Brooks
    • spouse: Sara Brainerd Coolidge
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    Died February 7, 1916
    (aged 55)
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