Biography of Alanson S. Brooks
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BROOKS, Alanson Sheley, wholesale druggist; born, Detroit, Jan. 7, 1862; son of David W. and Emma (Sheley) Brooks; educated in Patterson's Private School; married, Detroit, Sept. 29, 1887, Zaidee Hubbard. Has been engaged in the drug business since the beginning of his active career, Sept., 1877; secretary Williams Davis Brooks & Hinchman Sons (established, 1819), to 1912; since vice president and treasurer; vice president and treasurer of The Michigan Drug Co., jobbing druggists and manufacturers Dabrook's perfumes, also a line of proprietary medicines. Member Detroit Board of Commerce. Member Society of Colonial Wars (treasurer for Michigan branch, 1905-9). Republican. Clubs: Detroit Athletic, Yondotega, Detroit, Detroit Boat, Country, Detroit Automobile (Pine Lake). Recreation: automobiling. Office: 26-38 E. Congress St. Residence: 708-710 Pasadena Apartments.

From:
The Book of Detroiters
A Biographical Dictionary
Of Leading Living Men
Of The City of Detroit

Second Edition 1914
Edited By: Albert Nelson Marquis
A. N. Marquis & Company
Chicago 1914.

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