Frank M. Brooks

Full Name: Frank M. Brooks
Date of birth: December 31, 1862
Date of death: June 24, 1924

Terms of Service top

Chamber District Dates of Service Legislatures Party City/County Note Counties in District
H 1 Apr 16, 1895 - Jan 12, 1897 24th (1) (2) (3)   Unaffiliated Texarkana / Bowie   Bowie

(1) "F.M. Brooks of Bowie county, elected on April 8 at a special election to succeed R.D. Harrell, deceased, presented his certificate of election and was sworn in as representative of the First district. Mr. Brooks classes himself as an independent in politics." "The House," 4/17/1895, p. 4, Galveston Daily News.
(2) The democrats voted for Frank Brooks (Ind.) over Meredith (Pop.). Little interest was taken and a light vote was polled, "Representative Elected," 4/9/1895, p. 6, Galveston Daily News.
(3) F.M. Brooks, sworn 4/16/1895, succeeded R.D. Harrell, died 3/10/1895. Members of the Texas Congress 1836-1845; Members of the Texas Legislature 1846-2004, 2005.

Biographical Notes and Resources top

Other Resources

  • Frank M. Brooks, death date 6/24/1924 in Miller County, Arkansas. Arkansas Death Index, 1914-1950. FamilySearch.
  • F.M. Brooks, birth date 12/31/1862, death date 6/24/1924, burial in Ringwood Cemetery, New Boston, Bowie County. Find a Grave.
  • Death notice, Frank M. Brooks, Texarkana, June 24. The Times (Shreveport, Louisiana), 6/25/1925, p. 14.
  • Death notice, F.M. Brooks, Texarkana, June 25. The Daily News-Telegram (Sulphur Springs, Texas), 6/25/1924, p. 2, crediting Hopkins County Genealogical Society. "F.M. Brooks, attorney here for thirty-five years, died Tuesday (6/24/1924) . . . Several years ago he represented Bowie county one term in the Texas legislature." Portal to Texas History (University of North Texas Libraries).

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24th R.S. - 1895
Judiciary No. 2  
Privileges and Elections  
Towns and City Corporations  

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