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John Brooks

Born: Jun 12, 1785

Death: Feb 26, 1869

Birthplace: Lincolnville

Profession: Politician

Nationality: United States

John Brooks

Date of Birth : Jun 12, 1785
Date of Death : Feb 26, 1869
Birth Place : Lincolnville

John Brooks was the ninth mayor of Columbus, Ohio. He was the first mayor elected by popular vote in the City of Columbus on April 14, 1834. He was elected to a two-year term, but only served for one year. He resigned from office on April 21, 1835. John Bailhache was appointed by city council to complete the unexpired term of Brooks.


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