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Thomas Preston Brooke, American conductor.

Background

Brooke, Thomas Preston was born on June 7, 1859 in at Leavenworth, Kansas, United States. Son of Thomas Preston and Ann (Ketner) Brooke.

Education

Public school education, Dubuque, Iowa. Musical education, Boston.

Career

Conductor Chicago Marine Band since 1893. President and general manager Brooke-Williams Company Has composed the music of 2 comic operas, numerous concert pieces and over 100 two-steps and military marches. Inventor of the Aeromobile and the Brooke Aeronautic engine.

Home: 6149 Lexington Avenue Office: 260 Wabash Avenue, Chicago, Illinois.

Connections

Married Minnie C. Fox, of La Crosse, Wisconsin, October 1, 1880.

father:
Thomas Preston Brooke

mother:
Ann (Ketner) Brooke

spouse:
Minnie C. Fox