05/12/1844 - 04/15/1916

BROOKS, William H., a Representative from Philadelphia County; born, May 12, 1844 in Philadelphia, Philadelphia County, Pa.; receiver, Spruce and Pine Passenger Railway Company; elected as a Republican to the Pennsylvania House of Representatives for the 1883 term; reelected to serve 4 more consecutive terms; resigned from the House, July 31, 1891; chief, Highway Bureau, Commonwealth of Pennsylvania (1891-1892); collector, United States Internal Revenue Service (1893-1894); building contractor; engaged, real estate; died, April 15, 1916 in Philadelphia, Philadelphia County, Pennsylvania; interred, Ivy Hill Cemetery, Philadelphia, Philadelphia County, Pennsylvania.

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