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Jack Brooks

AKA Jack Bascom Brooks

Born: 18-Dec-1922
Birthplace: Crowley, LA
Died: 4-Dec-2012
Location of death: Beaumont, TX [1]
Cause of death: unspecified
Remains: Cremated

Gender: Male
Religion: Methodist
Race or Ethnicity: White
Sexual orientation: Straight
Occupation: Politician
Party Affiliation: Democratic

Nationality: United States
Executive summary: Congressman from Texas, 1953-95

Military service: USMC (1942-46, 1st Lt.); USMC Reserve (1946-72, Col.)


[1] Baptist Hospital of Beaumont, Beaumont, TX.

Wife: Charlotte (one son, two daughters)
Son: Jack Edward ("Jeb")
Daughter: Katherine Inez ("Kate")
Daughter: Kimberly Grace ("Kim")

    University: Lamar Junior College, Beaumont, TX (attended 1939-41)
    University:
BA Journalism, University of Texas at Austin (1943)
    Law School: University of Texas at Austin (1949)

    US Congressman, Texas 9th (1965-95)
    US Congressman, Texas 2nd (1953-65)
    Texas State House of Representatives District #16-1 (1947-51)
    Member of the Board of First National Bank of Silsbee, TX
    National Rifle Association Life Member
    State Bar of Texas 1949


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