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James J. Brooke

banker

James J. Brooke, Russian banker. Member Brooklyn Museum, Bnai Brith, Brooklyn Chamber Commerce.

Background

Brooke, James J. was born on January 24, 1879 in Russia. Son of Isidore and Sarah (Bacrack) Brooke.

Education

Student New York University 1900-1903.

Career

Came to the United States, 1894, naturalized citizen, 1900. Vice president National Title Guaranty Company, Brooklyn from 1924. President Elmont Cemetery, Inc., Elmont Monumental Works, Climont Realty Corporation.

Vice president Bedford National Bank. Treasurer Heights Theatres, Inc., Curtiss Gardens, Inc. Trustee Brooklyn Hebrew Orphan Asylum.

Director Y.M.H.A., Brooklyn Federation of Jewish Charities, United Jewish Aid Socs.

Membership

Member Brooklyn Museum, Bnai Brith, Brooklyn Chamber Commerce. Clubs: Unity, Brooklyn, Economy, Lawyers, Brooklyn Real Estate (president), Fresh Meadow Country.

Connections

Married Blanche Keiter, September 28, 1909. Children: Constance Sarah, Alvin Boris.

father:
Isidore Brooke

mother:
Sarah (Bacrack) Brooke

spouse:
Blanche Keiter

children:
Constance Sarah Brooke

Alvin Boris Brooke