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 Walter Booth Brooks, III

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Walter Booth Brooks, III

  • Birth 2 Aug 1914 Maryland, USA
  • Death 31 Mar 1981 Palm Beach, Palm Beach County, Florida, USA
  • Burial Owings Mills, Baltimore County, Maryland, USA
  • Memorial ID 65296303

He married Mary Amelia Rogers on 18 Sep 1950 in Las Vegas Nv. The marriage ended
in divorce in 1952.
Other marriages:
BISHOP, Julie m 1936-1939
WELLS, Jacqueline a writer
WIDRIN, Tatiana "Tanya"


http://www.fritziinc.com/tree/pafn530.htm
Walter Booth Brooks III Divorced. By Mary Rogers Brooks, 38, daughter of the late Will Rogers: Walter Brooks III, 37, an heir to the fortune left by his grandmother, Mrs. Edward T. Stotesbury, who paced Palm Beach society for two decades, and onetime stepson of General Douglas Mac-Arthur, after 1½ years of marriage; in Santa Monica. She claimed he became belligerently drunk at least twice a week. fr Time 3/17/1952
also m to Julie Bishop actress from 1936-1939
(Jacq Wells) a writer

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WALTER BOOTH BROOKS, III of Palm Beach, died March 31. Born August 2, 1914, Mr. Brooks is the son of Walter B. Brooks, Jr, and Louise Cromwell Brooks, and heir to the fortune left by his grandmother, Mrs. Edward T. Stotesbury, who paced Palm Beach society for two decades. He is the onetime stepson of General Douglas MacArthur and was married to actress Julie Bishop, 1936 – 1939, and Mary Amelia Rogers, the daughter of Will Rogers, 1950 – 1952.

He was a Lieutenant Colonel in the USAFR during World War II and founder and President of International Crest Inc. He was active in the civic and social life of Palm Beach. Mr. Books is survived by his wife, Tanya; son, Walter, IV; and daughter, Laurelle. His ashes will be interred at St. Thomas Church, Green Springs Valley, Maryland. Donations may be made to the Boy Scouts of America, Gulfstream Council.





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  • Maintained by: Yvonne
  • Originally Created by: P Fazzini
  • Added: 7 Feb 2011
  • Find A Grave Memorial 65296303
  • Find A Grave, database and images (https://www.findagrave.com : accessed ), memorial page for Walter Booth Brooks, III (2 Aug 1914–31 Mar 1981), Find A Grave Memorial no. 65296303, citing Saint Thomas Episcopal Church Cemetery, Owings Mills, Baltimore County, Maryland, USA ; Maintained by Yvonne (contributor 46963285) .