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Joshua Twing Brooks
Birth: Feb. 27, 1884
Edgeworth
Allegheny County
Pennsylvania, USA
Death: Feb. 7, 1956
Sewickley
Allegheny County
Pennsylvania, USA

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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 Spouse:
  Ruth Walker Brooks (1886 - 1941)*
 
*Calculated relationship
 
Burial:
Sewickley Cemetery
Sewickley
Allegheny County
Pennsylvania, USA
 
Maintained by: Find A Grave
Originally Created by: Peterborough "K"
Record added: Sep 19, 2004
Find A Grave Memorial# 9478618
Joshua Twing Brooks
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REST IN HEAVENLY PEACE.
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