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Morris Brooke


Date Party Office Votes Result
11-08-1898 Democratic AD-22 1351 Win

Candidate Biography:

Born: March 16, 1872 in Diamond Spring, CA
Married: Mary E. Brooke (d. 1927)
Child: Marshall
Died: March 4, 1932 in Sacramento, CA

1901-1906: Member, Sacramento County Board of Supervisors

  • SUICIDE: Shot himself at his brother's house.
  • LEGISLATION: Authored the Constitutional Amendment authorizing the state to provide free text books in public schools.

Source: "A History of the New California: Its Resources and People, Vol. I" by Leigh Hadley Irvine (Lewis Publishing Co., 1903)

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