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Clergyman

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).

Background

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

Education

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.

Career

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.

Membership

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).

Connections

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

father:
Leonidas Culver Brooks

mother:
Lina (Alford) Brooks

spouse:
Clara B. Mason

child:
Arthur Alford Brooks

child:
Lee Culver Brooks

child:
Theodore Lincoln Brooks