Biography of Fred S. Brooks
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BROOKS, Fred. S., fire insurance adjuster; born on farm in Oakland Co., Mich., Nov. 18, 1856; son of Alexander Simpson and Amanda (Leonard) Brooks; educated in country school until 1874 and two years at Stath Normal School, Ypsilanti, Mich.; unmarried. Taught country school three winters; began in fire insurance business in Missouri, 1884; after two years' experience in local office, went on road traveling as state agent and adjuster, continuing for various companies for seventeen years; independent adjuster since July, 1900. Republican. Congregationalist. Recreations: golf, billiards. Office: 825 Ford Bldg. Residence: 79 Alexandrine Ave.

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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