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Clarence Richard Brooks, American lawyer.

Background

Brooks, Clarence Richard was born on April 17, 1901 in Detroit, Michigan, United States. Son of Richard E. and Ellen (Walters) Brooks.

Education

Bachelor of Science, Harvard, 1926, Bachelor of Laws, 1931.

Career

Bar, 1932; practiced in Springfield, Massachusetts, 1932-1970. Member firms Small and Brooks, 1932-1941, Brooks and Wallace, 1942-1955, Brooks, Wallace & Pillsbury, 1956-1964, Brooks and Wallace, 1964-1966, Brooks and Brooks, 1967-1970. Director R.E. Phelon Company, Inc., East Longmeadow, Massachusetts, Sterling Radiator Company, Inc., Westfield, Massachusetts, Hampden Glazed Paper & Card Company, Holyoke, Massachusetts.

Trustee, director Carlos Ruggles Lumber Company, Springfield.

Membership

Member firms Small and Brooks, 1932-1941, Brooks and Wallace, 1942-1955, Brooks, Wallace & Pillsbury, 1956-1964, Brooks and Wallace, 1964-1966, Brooks and Brooks, 1967-1970. Director R.E. Phelon Company, Inc., East Longmeadow, Massachusetts, Sterling Radiator Company, Inc., Westfield, Massachusetts, Hampden Glazed Paper & Card Company, Holyoke, Massachusetts. Member Springfield City Council, 1936-1940.

Trustee Horace Smith Fund. Member American, Massachusetts Hampden County bar associations. Clubs: Colony, University (Springfield).

Connections

Married Virginia M. Jerguson, May 14, 1927. Children: Philip A., Alan F., Ellen W., Richard C., Barbara A.

father:
Richard E. Brooks

mother:
Ellen (Walters) Brooks

spouse:
Virginia M. Jerguson

child:
Philip A. Brooks

child:
Ellen W. Brooks

child:
Richard C. Brooks

child:
Barbara A. Brooks

child:
Alan F. Brooks