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Walker Brooke
Birth: Dec. 25, 1813
Clarke County
Virginia, USA
Death: Dec. 18, 1869
Vicksburg
Warren County
Mississippi, USA

U.S. Senator. He graduated from the University of Virginia, in 1835, studied law, was admitted to the bar in 1838 and commenced to practice law in Lexington, Mississippi. He was a member of the Mississippi State House of Representatives in1848 and a member of the Mississippi State Senate, (1850, 52). In 1852, he was elected as a Whig to the United States Senate to fill the vacancy caused by the resignation of Henry S. Foote, serving until 1853. Not a candidate for reelection, he elected a member of the Provisional Confederate Congress from Mississippi, (1861-62) and appointed a member of the permanent military court of the Confederate States, during the Civil War. He then resumed the practice of law until his death at age 55. (bio by: John "J-Cat" Griffith) 
 
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 Spouse:
  Jane Jefferson Lewis Eskridge Brooke (1824 - 1904)
 
 Children:
  Roberta Brooke Smith (1842 - 1890)*
  Lucy B Brooke Matthews (1844 - 1932)*
  Francis Temple Brooke (1851 - ____)*
  Horace M Brooke (1854 - 1945)*
  Hugh H Brooke (1855 - 1933)*
  Mary S Brooke (1864 - 1927)*
 
*Calculated relationship
 
Burial:
Cedar Hill Cemetery
Vicksburg
Warren County
Mississippi, USA
Plot: Lot 1 in Square 156 in Div. A
 
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Record added: Jan 31, 2003
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