Born 09 June 1898
Died 20 February 1976. (Moorabbin. Cheltenham new cemetery)
Parents: Robert Brooke, market gardener, and Jane Annie Boxshall
Marriage: c1924 Hilda Grace Hedberg; 1s. 1d.
Occupation: Cigar maker
Education: Moorabbin State School
Career: Cigar maker States Tobacco Company; Trades Hall Council delegate; after parl. clerk Melbourne and Metropolitan Board of Works; member Australian Natives Association; life member and president Frankston-Glenhuntly Cricket Association 1934-1954; founding president McKinnon Bowls Club 1950-1953; member Moorabbin Technical School Council 1954-1976; president McKinnon High School Council 1954-1964; JP; chairman Nepean Co-operative Housing Society 1960-1976; member management board Kingston Centre 1963-1976, Hospital and Benevolent Wages Board 1969-1976; administered Moorabbin Meals on Wheels 1964-1976; founding and life member Moorabbin Cricket Club; helped initiate move of St Kilda Football Club to Moorabbin 1964; member St Kilda Football Club committee 1965-1970. Moorabbin city councillor 1947-1974, mayor 1949-1950, 1953-1954, 1961-1962, 1969-1970
Party: Australian Labor Party
Party Note: Left 1964 after losing Moorabbin preselection, rejoined 1972
|House||Electorate||Start *||End *|
|MLA||Dandenong||6 December 1952||27 May 1955|
*The Start date for Members elected after 1900 is the date they were elected. The start date for pre-1900 Members is the date they were sworn in.