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Arthur Alford Brooks, American clergyman. Member Delta Tau Delta. Omaha Chamber of Commerce.; Mason (K.T., 32°, Shriner; grand prelate Grand Commandery, K.T. of Nebraska).


Brooks, Arthur Alford was born on January 25, 1879 in Mount Pleasant, Ohio, United States. Son of Leonidas Culver and Lina (Alford) Brooks.


Cornell College, Mount Vernon, Iowa, 1902. Bachelor of Arts, Baker U., Baldwin, Kansas, 1908. Student of University of Chicago, summer 1913.

Doctor of Divinity, Nebraska Wesleyan University, 1918.


Ordained ministry Methodist Episcopal Church, 1906. Successively pastor Superior and Hastings, Nebraska, Fort Dodge, Iowa, Lincoln, Nebraska, and Des Moines, Iowa, until 1930, St. Paul’s Church, Cedar Rapids, Iowa, 1930-1938, First Church, Omaha, Nebraska, 1938-1945. District superintendent, Omaha district Nebraska Conference Methodist Church, since 1945.

Delaware to Ecumenical Conference on Methodism, London, 1921, Atlanta, Georgia., 1931. Delegate to General Conference of Methodist Episcopal Church Church, Columbus, 1936. President Nebraska Council of Churches.

President of the board of trustees Methodist Hospital, Omaha. President of the board of trustees, Crowell Memorial Home, Blair. Trustee Cornell College (Mount Vernon, Iowa).

National chaplain T.P.A.


Member Delta Tau Delta. Omaha Chamber of Commerce. Mason (K.T., 32°, Shriner.

Grand prelate Grand Commandery, K.T. of Nebraska). Clubs: Rotary, Ad-Sell, High Twelve (Omaha).


Married Clara B. Mason, January 12, 1910. Children: Arthur Alford, Lee Culver, Theodore Lincoln.

Leonidas Culver Brooks

Lina (Alford) Brooks

Clara B. Mason

Arthur Alford Brooks

Lee Culver Brooks

Theodore Lincoln Brooks