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 Joshua Twing Brooks

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Joshua Twing Brooks

Birth
Edgeworth, Allegheny County, Pennsylvania, USA
Death 7 Feb 1956 (aged 71)
Sewickley, Allegheny County, Pennsylvania, USA
Burial Sewickley, Allegheny County, Pennsylvania, USA
Memorial ID 9478618 View Source
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U.S. Congressman. He graduated from the Sheffield Scientific School of Yale University in 1908 and engaged in the steel industry business. During World War I, he served in the Quartermaster Division in Washington, D.C., purchasing steel products for the U.S. Army. After the war, he continued in the steel industry and was a distributor of railway supplies and steel products. In 1933, he was elected as a Democrat to the Seventy-third and Seventy-fourth Congresses, serving until 1937. An unsuccessful candidate for re-nomination, he was a member of the Pennsylvania State Liquor Board, (1937-39) and assistant director of aviation for Allegheny County, (1940-48). From 1949, until his death at age 71, he was manager of Allegheny County Airport Pennsylvania.

Bio by: John "J-Cat" Griffith


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  • Find a Grave Memorial 9478618
  • Find a Grave, database and images (www.findagrave.com/memorial/9478618/joshua-twing-brooks : accessed ), memorial page for Joshua Twing Brooks (27 Feb 1884–7 Feb 1956), Find a Grave Memorial ID 9478618, citing Sewickley Cemetery, Sewickley, Allegheny County, Pennsylvania, USA ; Maintained by Find A Grave .