Biography of Isaac W. Brooks
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ISAAC W. BROOKS, TORRINGTON: Banker.

Isaac W. Brooks was born in Goshen, Litchfield County, Nov. 8, 1838 and was educated at the Goshen Academy and Brown University. He was a member of the legislature from Torrington in 1884, occupying the house chairmanship of the committee on finance. For ten years prior to his removal from Goshen to Torrington he held the townclerkship of the former, being regularly elected by the republicans. He has been the town treasurer of Torrington, treasurer of the savings bank there, and president of the Torrington Water Company. For the past nineteen years he has been engaged in the banking business, being at the head of the banking firm of Brooks Brothers. He was appointed one of the receivers of the Charter Oak Life Insurance Company of Hartford, by Judge Pardee of the supreme court, and has devoted a large amount of time during the past five years to settling the affairs of that institution. Mr. Brooks is a gentleman of superior business capacity and has been eminently successful in his management of financial interests He is without family.

From:
Illustrated Popular Biography
Of Connecticut
Compiled and Published by J. A. Spalding
Press of the Case, Lockwood & Brainard Co.
Hartford, Conn. 1891


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