Person:James Brook (2)

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James Edward Brook
b.27 Nov 1917 Philadelphia, PA
d.23 Nov 1988 Eatontown, NJ
m. 18 Feb 1914
  1. Julia Veronica Brook1916 - 2006
  2. James Edward Brook1917 - 1988
  3. Eleanora Francesca Brook1920 - 2000
  4. Joseph Charles Brook1924 - 2005
m. 27 Sep 1948
Facts and Events
Name[3][4] James Edward Brook
Gender Male
Birth[1][2][5][10] 27 Nov 1917 Philadelphia, PA
Education? 1943 B.S., West Point, N.Y.
Education? 1943 B.S., West Point, N.Y.
Residence[8][11] 4 Apr 1943 Birth Certificate
Marriage 27 Sep 1948 South Brunswick, NJto Carolyn Jane Kerr
Alt Marriage 27 Sep 1948 South Brunswick, New Jerseyto Carolyn Jane Kerr
Alt Marriage 27 Sep 1948 South Brunswick, NJto Carolyn Jane Kerr
Alt Marriage 27 Sep 1948 South Brunswick, New Jerseyto Carolyn Jane Kerr
Occupation? Bet 1951 and 1966 Electrical Engineer,Bendix Aviation Corporation, Eclipse Pioneer Division
Occupation? Bet 1951 and 1966 Electrical Engineer,Bendix Aviation Corporation, Eclipse Pioneer Division
Residence[9] Bet 1954 and 1957 186 East Central Ave., Maywood, NJ
Residence[9] Bet 1954 and 1957 186 East Central Ave., Maywood, NJ
Residence? Bet 1957 and 1967 85 East Central Avenue, Maywood, NJ
Residence? Bet 1957 and 1967 85 East Central Avenue, Maywood, NJ
Residence? Bet 1967 and 1988 14 Windsor Drive, Eatontown, NJ 07724
Residence? Bet 1967 and 1988 14 Windsor Drive, Eatontown, NJ 07724
Medical[7] Received medical discharge from West Point; did not receive commission as 1st Lieutenant, US Army. Cause: cardiovascular abnormality.
Death[6] 23 Nov 1988 Eatontown, NJCause: Colon cancer
Other? graduated from Moorestown High School
Physical Description? 150 lb. 0 oz.
Physical Description? 5 ft. 10 in.

Interview with James Edward Brook, 23 Feb 1988, 14 Windsor Drive, Eatontoen, NJ

Anna & Charles GIRARD: He was Alsatian and a "wonderful guy." Their son "Carlsha" married Pauline Hertzer.

Caroly (Aunt Lena) was "sweet as a nut." She was the "Pooglie" woman stood for "ugly" when in costume to entertain kids. She was a teller of stories.

Kate SCHWARZ was a hippie, a religious nut, followed Razacrushin religion.

Aunt Jule worked for the Hollinhshead Corp. Bank. She married Charles Fox, of Penn Dutch descent. He was an electronic technician.

James Seddon Brook's borther Uncle Bill Brook was a "ne'er do-well."

Civil: Service, U.S. government, Fort Monmouth, N.J.

Address: ADDRESS1: 14 Windsor Drive City: Eatontown STATE: N.J. POSTAL_CODE: 07724 COUNTRY: USA

Civil: Service, U.S. government, Fort Monmouth, N.J.

Address: ADDRESS1: 14 Windsor Drive City: Eatontown STATE: N.J. POSTAL_CODE: 07724 COUNTRY: USA

References
  1. 1920 U.S. CENSUS
    PA, Philadelphia Co., Philadelphia, Ward 23, Sup. Dist. 1, E.D. 644; Sheet 2 B; 626; 17 Jan 1920.

    5333 Lesher Street, LINE 92: Brook, James E., Son, M; W; AGE 2 2/12; S; BORN: PA; FATHER BORN: PA; MOTHER BORN: PA

  2. 1930 U.S. CENSUS
    NJ, Camden Co., Runnemede borough (parts of) 2755; Sup. Dist. 12; E.D. 4-169; Sheet 3 B, 5 Apr 1930.

    ROWAND AVENUE, LINE 70: Brook, James E.; Son; M; W; AGE: 12; S; BORN: PA; FATHER BORN: PA; MOTHER BORN: PA

  3. Ancestry.com. 1920 United States Federal Census. (Provo, UT, USA: MyFamily.com, Inc., 2005).

    LINE 92: Brook, James E., Son, M, W, AGE: 2 2/12, S; BORN: PA; FATHER BORN: PA; MOTHER BORN: PA

  4. Ancestry.com. 1930 United States Federal Census. (Provo, UT, USA: The Generations Network, Inc., 2002)
    NJ, Camden Co., Runnemede borough (part of) 2755, Sup. Dist 12, E.D. 4-169, Sheet 3 B, 5 Apr 1930.

    LINE 70: Brook, James E., Son, W, M, AGE: 12, S, BORN: PA, FATHER BORN: PA, MOTHER BORN: PA

  5. Certificate of Birth
    COMMONWEALTH OF PENNSYLVANIA, DEPT. OF HEALTH, BUREAU OF VITAL STATISTICS, NO. 955588; 4/7/43.

    Primary Dist. 1, Phila. Th'd. Ward; 2. Full Name of Child: James Edward Brooks; 3. Sex: M; 7. Legitimate? Yes; 8. Date of Birth: 11-27-1917; 9. FATHER: James Brooks 333 Lesher St; White; Age: 28; 13. Birthplace: Pa.; 15. Industry or business: Clerk/ MOTHER: Julia SCHWARTZ; Residence: same; White; Age at last birthday: 24; Birthplace: Pa.: "I hereby certify that I attended the birth of this child who was 'born alive' at 11:20 P.M. on the date above stated," signed William C. Chandler, M.D., address: unreadable; Filed: 12-24-17

    Certificate of Birth, COMMONWEALTH OF PENNSYLVANIA, DEPT. OF HEALTH, BUREAU OF VITAL STATISTICS, NO. 955588; 4/7/43; REGISTERED NO. 41469.

  6. Certificate of Death, NJ State Dept. of Health.

    1. James E. Brook 2. Date of Death: Nov. 21, 1988 3.a. Place of Death: Eatontown; 3.b. County: Monmouth; 4.a. Residence: 14 Windsor Dr.; 4.b. Eatontown; 4.c. Monmouth Co.; 4.d. NJ; 4.e. 07724; 4.f. Inside City Limits: Yes; 5. b. Name of Hospital or Institution (If not either, give No. and St.): 14 Windsor Dr.; 6. Widowed; 7. a. U.S. Military Service? Yes 7.c. 1938-1943; 8. Sex: Male; 9. Date of Birth: Nov. 27, 1917; 10. Age at last birthday: 70; 12.a. Birthplace: Pennsylvania; 12.b. Citizen of USA; 14. SSN: 147-12-1285; 15. Race: White; 16. Ethnic origin: American; 17. Last Employer: ERADCOM, Ft. Monmouth, N.J.; 18. Usual Occupation: Electronic Eng. (ret.); 19. U.S. Government; 20. Name of Father: James S. Brook; 21. Maiden Name of Mother: Julia Schwarz; 21.a. Name of Informant: Rodney K. Brook; 21.b. Son; 21.c. 111 Glenwood Dr.; 21.d. Tinton Falls; 21.e. N.J.; 23a. Robert A. Braun Home for funerals, 106 Broad St Eatontown, N.J.; 23.b. Signature of Funeral Director: Kenneth H. Braun, 23.c. NJ Lic # 3275 24.a. Signature of Registrar: E. Nell Case; 24b. Date rec'd by registrar: 11-22-88; 25a. Attending Physician: David J. Sharon 279 3rd Avenue, Long Branch, NJ 07740; 26a. To the best of my knowledge, death occurred at time, date and place: Hour: 8 PM; 26d. Pronounced dead: 9:20 PM, Signed: Sylvia Noyes, R.N.; 27a. Immediate Cause: Metastatic Colrectal Cancer

  7. Donor Identification card, Bergen Community Blood Bank, W-970 Linwood Ave., Paramus N. J.
    date: 3/7/62.

    Name: James Brook
    Address: 85 E. Central Ave., Maywood, N.J.
    Type: O
    Rh: positive

  8. Commonwealth of Pennsylvania Department of Health, Bureau of Vital Statistics: Certificate of Birth
    No. 955588, Registered No. 41469; 4/4/1943 Tom E. Williams (Director, Bureau of Vital Statistics).

    1. Place of birth: city: Philadalphia Hospital
    2. Full name of child: James Edward Brooks
    3. Sex: M
    7. Legitimate? Yes.
    8. Date of birth: 11/27/17
    9. Father's full name: James Brooks
    10. Residence: 5339 Lesker St.
    11. Color or race: W
    12. Age at last birthday: 28 years
    13. Birthplace: Pa.
    15. Occupation: Clerk
    18. Mother's full maiden name: Julia Schwartz
    19. same
    20. color: W
    21. Age at last birthday: 27 yrs.
    22. Pa.
    27. Number of children of this mother at the time of this birth including this child: 2
    ***********************************************************************************************
    CERTIFICATE OF ATTENDING PHYSICIAN OR MIDWIFE
    I hereby certify that I attended the birth of this child who was " Born Alive" at 11:20 P.M. on the date above stated.

    signed: Wm.C. Chandler, M.D.
    Filed: 12/24/1917 E.R. Fluilorn, Registrar

    Commonwealth of Pennsylvania Department of Health, Bureau of Vital Statistics: Certificate of Birth

  9. 9.0 9.1 NEW JERSEY STATE DEPARTMENT OF HEALTH
    Division of Laboratories, Tremton, NJ, lab. No. 542633.

    Carolyn Brook, 186 E. Central Ave., Maywood, NJ; BLOOD GROUP: A, Rh Factor: Positive

  10. Certificate of Birth
    COMMONWEALTH OF PENNSYLVANIA, DEPT. OF HEALTH, BUREAU OF VITAL STATISTICS, NO. 955588; 4/7/43.

    Primary Dist. 1, Phila. Th'd. Ward; 2. Full Name of Child: James Edward Brooks; 3. Sex: M; 7. Legitimate? Yes; 8. Date of Birth: 11-27-1917; 9. FATHER: James Brooks 333 Lesher St; White; Age: 28; 13. Birthplace: Pa.; 15. Industry or business: Clerk/ MOTHER: Julia SCHWARTZ; Residence: same; White; Age at last birthday: 24; Birthplace: Pa.: "I hereby certify that I attended the birth of this child who was 'born alive' at 11:20 P.M. on the date above stated," signed William C. Chandler, M.D., address: unreadable; Filed: 12-24-17

    Certificate of Birth, COMMONWEALTH OF PENNSYLVANIA, DEPT. OF HEALTH, BUREAU OF VITAL STATISTICS, NO. 955588; 4/7/43; REGISTERED NO. 41469.

  11. Commonwealth of Pennsylvania Department of Health, Bureau of Vital Statistics: Certificate of Birth
    No. 955588, Registered No. 41469; 4/4/1943 Tom E. Williams (Director, Bureau of Vital Statistics).

    1. Place of birth: city: Philadalphia Hospital
    2. Full name of child: James Edward Brooks
    3. Sex: M
    7. Legitimate? Yes.
    8. Date of birth: 11/27/17
    9. Father's full name: James Brooks
    10. Residence: 5339 Lesker St.
    11. Color or race: W
    12. Age at last birthday: 28 years
    13. Birthplace: Pa.
    15. Occupation: Clerk
    18. Mother's full maiden name: Julia Schwartz
    19. same
    20. color: W
    21. Age at last birthday: 27 yrs.
    22. Pa.
    27. Number of children of this mother at the time of this birth including this child: 2
    ***********************************************************************************************
    CERTIFICATE OF ATTENDING PHYSICIAN OR MIDWIFE
    I hereby certify that I attended the birth of this child who was " Born Alive" at 11:20 P.M. on the date above stated.

    signed: Wm.C. Chandler, M.D.
    Filed: 12/24/1917 E.R. Fluilorn, Registrar

    Commonwealth of Pennsylvania Department of Health, Bureau of Vital Statistics: Certificate of Birth