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Sumner Alan "Al" Berkovitz Brooks

Sumner Alan "Al" Berkovitz Brooks

Male 1928 - 1989  (61 years)    Has 15 ancestors and 10 descendants in this family tree.

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  • Gender Male 
    Born Sep 01, 1928  Worcester, Worcester County, Massachusetts, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  [1, 2
    • Born as Sumner Alan Berkovitz
    Record of Birth of Sumner Alan Berkovitz
    Record of Birth of Sumner Alan Berkovitz
    Massachusetts Birth Index 1860-1970 of Sumner A. Berkovitz
    Massachusetts Birth Index 1860-1970 of Sumner A. Berkovitz
    1930 United States Federal Census 1930  127 Longfellow Road, Worcester, Worcester County, Massachusetts, USA Find all individuals with events at this location 
    1940 United States Federal Census 1940  60 Amherst Street, Worcester, Worcester, Massachusetts, USA Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Education 1945  Worcester, Worcester County, Massachusetts, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  [3
    Military-Begin Dec 16, 1946 
    Military-End May 05, 1948 
    Residence 1949  60 Amherst Street, Worcester, Worcester, Massachusetts, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  [4
    Education 1952  [5
    Event-Misc Feb 05, 1952  New York City, New York County, New York, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  [6
    Name Change Jun 05, 1953  Newark, Essex County, New Jersey, USA Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Event-Misc 1985  Russia Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Died Dec 09, 1989  Desert Samaritan Hospital, 1400 South Dobson Road, Mesa, Maricopa County, Arizona, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  [7, 8, 9, 10, 11
    • Heart failure due to complications of Thrombotic thrombocytopenic purpura (TTP) is a rare blood disorder. In TTP, blood clots form in small blood vessels throughout the body. The clots can limit or block the flow of oxygen-rich blood to the body's organs, such as the brain, kidneys, and heart.
    Newsletter Article Anti Defamation League (ADL)
    Newsletter Article Anti Defamation League (ADL)
    Newspaper Article Ex Mayor 'Al' Brooks of Mesa Dies (Mesa Tribune)
    Newspaper Article Ex Mayor "Al" Brooks of Mesa Dies (Mesa Tribune)
    Newspaper Article 'Al Brooks, former mayor of Mesa, dies' (Greater Phoenix Jewish News)
    Newspaper Article "Al Brooks, former mayor of Mesa, dies" (Greater Phoenix Jewish News)
    Newsletter Mesa ACE Chair Succumbs (Mesa Education Association)
    Newsletter Mesa ACE Chair Succumbs (Mesa Education Association)
    Buried Dec 11, 1989  City of Mesa Cemetery, 1212 North Center Street, Mesa, Maricopa County, Arizona, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  [12, 13
    Sumner Alan Brooks (1928-1989) - Find A Grave Memorial
    Sumner Alan Brooks (1928-1989) - Find A Grave Memorial
    Plot: Section Lot 4, Grave 1
    Funeral Nov 11, 1990  City of Mesa Cemetery, 1212 North Center Street, Mesa, Maricopa County, Arizona, USA Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Unveiling 
    Unveiling Notice of Sumner Brooks
    Unveiling Notice of Sumner Brooks
    Age 61 years 
    Siblings 1 sibling 
    Headstones Submit Headstone Photo Submit Headstone Photo 
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    Person ID I9  MyMispoche
    Last Modified Sep 13, 2020 

    Father Ancestors Louis Harry "Ariyeh Leib" Berkovitz
              b. Jun 28, 1900, 154 Norfolk Street, New York, USA City, New York, USA County, New York, USA Find all individuals with events at this location
              d. Jun 22, 1992, Desert Samaritan Hospital, 1400 South Dobson Road, Mesa, Maricopa County, Arizona, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 91 years) 
    Mother Ancestors Bessie Gladys Corbin
              b. May 02, 1900, Worcester, Worcester County, Massachusetts, USA Find all individuals with events at this location
              d. Jun 13, 1991, Mesa Christian Care Center, 255 West Brown Road, Mesa, Maricopa County, Arizona, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 91 years) 
    Married Aug 22, 1926  Brookline, Norfolk County, Massachusetts, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  [14, 15
    Marriage Index of Louis Berkovitz
    Marriage Index of Louis Berkovitz
    Marriage Index of Bessie Corbin
    Marriage Index of Bessie Corbin
    Family ID F9  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

    Wife Ancestors Living 
    Children 
    Married: 1x1. Living
    Married: 1x2. Living
    Last Modified Jun 30, 2017 
    Family ID F8  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

  • Photos
    Brooks, Sumner
    Brooks, Sumner
    Caricature of Mayor Sumner Brooks
    Sumner 'Al' Brooks
    Sumner "Al" Brooks

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  • Notes 
    • Sumner "Al" Brooks [16]
    • Al Brooks, former mayor of Mesa, dies [17]
    • Friends remember Al Brooks [18]
    • Heartfelt Thanks [19]
    • Sumner attended Midland Street Grammar School in Worcester for nine years.
    • Sumner A. Berkovitz of 60 Amherst Street, Worcester Mass., after much discussion with his grandmother Sophie enlisted in the United States Army on the 16th of December 1946, at Fort Banks,Massachusetts.

  • Sources 
    1. [S8] Born as Sumner Berkovitz Certi (S)
    2. [S818] Massachusetts, Birth Index, 1860-1970 (C)
      Citation:
      Text:  Name: Sumner Berkovitz Birth Date: 1928 Birth Place: Worcester, Massachusetts, USA Volume Number: 135 Page Number: 180 Index Volume Number: 115 Reference Number: F63.M362 v.115
    3. [S808] U.S. School Yearbooks (C)
      Citation:
      Text:  Name: Sumner Berkovitz Birth Year: abt 1929 School: Worcester Classical High School School Location: Worcester, Massachusetts, USA Year: 1945 Yearbook Title: Classic Myths
    4. [S800] U.S. City Directories, 1822-1995 (C)
      Citation:
      Text:  Name: Sumner A Berkovitz Residence Year: 1949 Street address: 60 Amherst Residence Place: Worcester, Massachusetts, USA Occupation: Student Publication Title: Worcester, Massachusetts, City Directory, 1949
    5. [S808] U.S. School Yearbooks (C)
      Citation:
      Text:  Name: Sumner Alan Berkovitz Birth Year: abt 1932 School: Massachesetts College of Pharmacy School Location: Boston, Massachusetts, USA Year: 1952 Yearbook Title: Class of 1952
    6. [S510] New York Times (C)
      Citation:
      Date: Feb 05, 1952
    7. [S164] Brooks, Sumner Alan Death Certificate (S)
      Details:
      State of Arizona, Department of Health Services, Office of Vital Records, Filed 14 Dec 1989;
    8. [S190] TTP (S)
    9. [S579] U.S., Social Security Death Index, 1935-2014 (C)
      Citation:
      Reliability: 3, Date: Number: 034-20-2093;Issue State: Massachusetts;Iss
      Text:  Name: Sumner A. Brooks SSN: 034-20-2093 Born: 1 Sep 1928 Died: 9 Dec 1989 State (Year) SSN issued: Massachusetts (Before 1951)
    10. [S816] U.S., Department of Veterans Affairs BIRLS Death File, 1850-2010 (C)
      Citation:
      Text:  Name: Sumner Brooks Birth Date: 1 Sep 1928 Death Date: 9 Dec 1989 SSN: 034202093 Branch 1: ARMY Enlistment Date 1: 16 Dec 1946 Release Date 1: 5 May 1948
    11. [S849] U.S., Social Security Applications and Claims Index, 1936-2007 (C)
      Citation:
      Text:  Name: Sumner Alan Berkovitz [Sumner Ala Brooks] [Sumner Brooks] SSN: 034202093 Gender: Male Race: White Birth Date: 1 Sep 1928 Birth Place: Worcester Wo, Massachusetts Death Date: 9 Dec 1989 Father: Louis H Berkovitz Mother: Bessie G Corbin Type of Claim: Original SSN. Notes: Nov 1943: Name listed as SUMNER ALAN BERKOVITZ; Oct 1953: Name listed as SUMNER ALA BROOKS; 30 Oct 1996: Name listed as SUMNER A BROOKS
    12. [S806] Find a Grave (S|C)
      Details:
      http://www.findagrave.com/;
      Citation:
      Reliability: 2
      Text:  Sumner Alan Brooks BIRTH 1 Sep 1928 Worcester, Worcester County, Massachusetts, USA DEATH 9 Dec 1989 (aged 61) Mesa, Maricopa County, Arizona, USA BURIAL City of Mesa Cemetery Mesa, Maricopa County, Arizona, USA PLOT Section Lot 4, Grave 1 MEMORIAL ID 62479002
    13. [S9] City of Mesa Cemetary (S|C)
    14. [S821] Massachusetts, Marriage Index, 1901-1955 and 1966-1970 (C)
      Citation:
      Text:  Name: Louis Harry Berkovitz Marriage Year: 1926 Marriage Place: Worcester, Massachusetts, USA Volume Number: 60 Page Number: 377 Index Volume Number: 96 Reference Number: F63.M36 v.96
    15. [S821] Massachusetts, Marriage Index, 1901-1955 and 1966-1970 (C)
      Citation:
      Text:  Name: Bessie Gladys Corbin Marriage Year: 1926 Marriage Place: Worcester, Massachusetts, USA Volume Number: 60 Page Number: 377 Index Volume Number: 97 Reference Number: F63.M36 v.97
    16. [S175] Brooks, Sumner "Al" (S)
      Details:
      ADL Regional News Letter, Phoenix, Arizona, Winter 1989-90;
    17. [S177] Brooks, Al - former mayor of Mesa, dies (S)
      Details:
      Greater Phoenix Jewish News, Phoenix, Arizona, 15 Dec 1989;
    18. [S187] Brooks, Al - Friends remember (S)
      Details:
      Mesa Tribune, Mesa, Arizona, 12 Dec 1989;
    19. [S189] Brooks, Sumner - Heartfelt Thanks (S)
      Details:
      Greater Phoenix ewish News, Phoenix, Arizona, 29 Dec 1989;