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Col John Adams Brooks
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Birth: Apr. 8, 1892
Lansing
Ingham County
Michigan, USA
Death: May 6, 1976
Stuart
Martin County
Florida, USA

Information provided by Theron & Helen Smith: He married Irma Ordelia Richey in Irving Park, Cook County, Illinois. John attended MSU for a semester, and then earned an appointment to West Point, graduating in 1914. During WWI he served state side. During WWII he commanded several arsenals here in the states. He was an "outdoors man", hunting, fishing and canoeing. In 1946 they lived in the Richey home on Hess Lake, Newaygo, MI and in the winter they lived in Stuart, Florida. 
 
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 Parents:
  John A. Brooks (1867 - 1941)
  Ada L. Brooks (1869 - 1911)
 
 Spouse:
  Irma Ordelia Richey Brooks (1892 - 1975)
 
 Children:
  John Adams Brooks (1917 - 2001)*
 
*Calculated relationship
 
Inscription:
Col U S Army - World War I & II
 
Burial:
Newaygo Cemetery
Newaygo
Newaygo County
Michigan, USA
Plot: Section G, Lot 172, Grave 1
 
Created by: Douglas Day
Record added: Oct 25, 2010
Find A Grave Memorial# 60623064
Col John Adams Brooks
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Col John Adams Brooks
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Col John Adams Brooks
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Thank you, Sir, for your service to our country.
- Theron & Helen Smith
 Added: Mar. 5, 2011
 
 
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