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 [decorative delimiter] Class of 1879

Vol. III
p313
2776

(Born Io.)

Lorenzo L. C. Brooks

(Ap'd Io.)

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Lorenzo Las Casas Brooks: Born Oct. 30, 1855, Des Moines, IA.a

Military History. — Cadet at the Military Academy, Sep. 1, 1875, to June 13, 1879, when he was graduated and promoted in the Army to

Second Lieut., 5th Cavalry, June 13, 1879.

Served: on frontier duty in the Ute Expedition, Oct. 3, 1879, to  p314 Mar. 21, 1880, — Ft. Laramie, Wy., to Dec. 13, 1880, — Ft. Sidney, Neb., to June 10, 1881 (leave of absence, to Sep. 10, 1881), — Ft. Laramie, Wy. (leave of absence, Mar. 19 to May 17, 1882), to Oct. 6, 1882; and on leave of absence, to June 30, 1883.

Resigned, June 30, 1883.

Civil History. — Unknown, nothing authentic having been received.

Vol. IV
p309
[Supplement, Vol. IV: 1890‑1900]

Civil History. — Unknown.

Vol. V
p288
[Supplement, Vol. V: 1900‑1910]

Military History. — Unknown.º

Civil History. — From 1883 to 1898, Manager of large wheat farms: 15,000 acres in Red River Valley, Minnesota; Director of St. Paul National Bank; President of Manhattenº Light, Heat & Power Co.; President of Polar Star Electric Co.; President of Northern Heating & Electric Co.; Vice-President and Treasurer of the Tri‑State Telephone & Telegraph Co.; Vice-President of Twin City Telephone Co.; member of Minneapolis Chamber of Commerce. — Post office address, St. Paul, Minnesota.

Died Dec. 11, 1909, at St. Paul, Minn.: Aged 54.

Portrait and obituary in Annual Report, Association of Graduates, for 1910.º


Thayer's Note:

a Capt. Brooks' birth data are from his AOG obituary; his middle name is from Heitman's Historical Register and Dictionary of the United States Army.


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