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Wendell Stanton Brooks


Wendell Stanton Brooks, American clergyman. Member Book and Bond (Yale), Phi Delta Kappa.


Brooks, Wendell Stanton was born on July 24, 1886 in Bay Shore, Long Island, New York, United States. Son of Review Jesse Wendell and Louise Bissell (Upham) Brooks.


Bachelor of Arts, Yale, 1908. Master of Arts, University of Chicago, 1921. Doctor of Philosophy., Northwestern University, 1925.


Head classical department Choate School, Connecticut, 1908-1910. Instructor Latin, Harvard School, Chicago, 1910. Instructor history and principal Kewanee (Illinois) High School, 1911-1914.

Head Brooks School for Boys, Indianapolis, 6 years. Secretary faculty and registrar Carleton College, 1921-1923. Assistant dean College Liberal Arts, Northwestern University, 1923-1926.

Lecturer Chicago teachers College. Visiting professor education University of Michigan, summer 1926, Cornell Univercity, summers 1928, 29, U. Colorado summers 1930, 31, U. Montana, summers 1933, 36, 37. President Intermountain Union College, Helena, Montana, 1930-1934.

Assistant to president North Park College, 1938-1943. Superintendent Chicago Tract Society, 1943-1956, director, 1952-1958. Pastor Congressional Church, Onekama.

Michigan, since 1957. Conducted nationwide tract-writing contest for 60th Anniversary of Chicago Tract Society, 1949. Instructor English for foreignspeaking soldiers, Fort Benjamin Harrison, Indiana, 1918.

Secretary “Big 8” High School Association of Illinois, 1914. Secretary-treasurer Yale Alumni Association Indiana, 1915-1920. President Latin division, Minnesota Education Association, 1923.


  • Other Work

    • Author: Youth—Adrift or Alert?. Tracts: Bible or Guns?. One Good Way to Read the Gospels.Lessons from history series: Gibbon to the United States Today. Townbee-Get on Together, or Get Off. Prejudice: Need for Research in Theological Seminaries.Contributor educational, religious mags.


Member Book and Bond (Yale), Phi Delta Kappa.


Married Margaret Amy Mackenzie, August 20, 1913. Children: Margaret Mackenzie (Mistress Don F. Valiton), Wendell Stanton, Alexander Upham.

Review Jesse Wendell Brooks

Louise Bissell (Upham) Brooks

Margaret Amy Mackenzie

Margaret Mackenzie Brooks (Mistress Don F. Valiton)

Wendell Stanton Brooks

Alexander Upham Brooks