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Jack Bascom Brooks

Jack B. Brooks
Full Name: Jack Bascom Brooks
Birth date: December 18, 1922
Death date: December 4, 2012

Terms of Service

  • House, 51st Legislature
    1/11/1949 - 1/9/1951
    Democrat
  • House, 50th Legislature
    1/14/1947 - 1/11/1949
    Democrat

Biographical Notes and Resources

Selected Newspaper articles

Resolutions and Journal entries

Photographs

Other Resources

  • BROOKS, Jack Bascom (1922-2012). Representative, TX. Birth date 12/18/1922. Biographical Directory of the U.S. Congress 1774-Present .
  • "Jack Brooks, Former Texas Congressman, Dies at 89," 12/5/2012. New York Times .
  • Biography in LRL collection, 328.73092 M235M 2019. The Meanest Man in Congress: Jack Brooks and the Making of an American Century 2019.
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