BROOKS, Walter, wholesale coal; born, Detroit, Sept. 18, 1870; son of David Wheeloek and Emma (Sheley) Brooks;
graduate Harvard University, degree of A.B., 1894, and Olivet College, B.S., 1895; married at Burlington, N. C.,
Apr. 25, 1905, Florence E. Holt. Was connected with the Michigan Drug Co., 1894-95; began in coal business, March,
1895, and is secretary Jewett, Bigelow & Brooks, producers of coal; J. B. B. Collieries Co., Twin Branch Mining
Co., Maher Coal & Coke Co. Republican. Presbyterian. Clubs: Detroit, Detroit Boat, Country, Automobile. Recrea.
tious: rowing, automobiling. Office: 1109 Penobscot Bldg. Residence: 255 Burns Ave.
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
Wayne County, Michigan Biographies
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