Helen D Brooks (1918 - 1996)

ADVERTISEMENT BY ANCESTRY.COM

Summary

Helen D Brooks’s biography is built and maintained by people like you. Create an online profile of Helen so that her life is remembered forever. If any factual information is incorrect, please edit Helen’s biography.

Helen D Brooks Biography & Family History

This genealogy profile is dedicated to the life and ancestry of Helen D Brooks and her immediate Brooks family. Add to Helen D Brooks's genealogy page to share your memories & historical research with her family and other genealogy hobbyists.

Birth

Death

Cause of death

There is no cause of death listed for Helen.

Burial / Funeral

Do you know the final resting place - gravesite in a cemetery or location of cremation - of Helen D Brooks? Add burial and funeral information.

Obituary

Last Known Residence

Arlington, Snohomish County, Washington

Average Age

Life Expectancy

Family

Add family members

Education

Did Helen finish grade school, get a GED, go to high school, get a college degree or masters? What schools or universities did Helen attend? Add education.

Professions

Share what Helen did for a living or if she had a career or profession. Add Profession.

Military Service

It is unknown if Helen D Brooks is a military veteran.

Middle name

D

Maiden name

Unknown. Add maiden name

Surnames

Ethnicity

Unknown. Add Helen's ethnicity.

Nationality

Unknown. Add Helen's nationality.

Religion

Unknown. Was Helen a religious woman? Add Helen’s religion

Gender

Female

Family Photos

Pictures really do say a thousand words. Add photos of Helen during various points of her life.

Timeline

1918 - In the year that Helen D Brooks was born, on November 1, an elevated train on the Brooklyn line of the subway - driven by an inexperienced operator because of a strike - tried to navigate a turn at 30mph. The limit on the curve was 6 mph. The 2nd and 3rd cars of the 5 car wooden train were badly damaged and at least 93 people were killed, making it the deadliest crash in New York subway history.

1927 - By the time she was just 9 years old, 10 years after the United States bought the U.S. Virgin Islands from the Danish government, the inhabitants were granted U.S. citizenship. While they can vote in congressional elections and presidential primaries, they cannot vote for President.

1970 - She was 52 years old when on April 10th, Paul McCartney announced that he was leaving the Beatles. (John Lennon had previously told the band that he was leaving but hadn't publicly announced it.) By the end of the year, each Beatle had his own album.

1994 - By the time she was 76 years old, on May 6th, former political prisoner, lawyer, and activist Nelson Mandela was elected the first black President of South Africa. He was 75 when he was elected and he served one five-year term.

1996 - In the year of Helen D Brooks's passing, on April 3rd, Theodore Kaczynski (nicknamed the Unabomber) was arrested. His mailed or hand-delivered bombs, sent between 1978 and 1995, killed three people and injured 23 others. Diagnosed as suffering from paranoid schizophrenia, Kaczynski is serving 8 life sentences without the possibility of parole.

Helen D Brooks Family Tree

Who was Helen’s parents? Did she get married and did they have children? Share Helen’s family tree to share her legacy and genealogy pedigree.

Helen's Family
Add a parent
Add a parent
Helen D Brooks
Add a partner
Add a child
Add a sibling

You can add or remove people from Helen's family tree by clicking here.

Obituary

This obit of Helen D Brooks is updated by the community. Edit this biography to contribute to her obituary. Include details such as cemetery, burial, newspaper obituary and grave or marker inscription if available.

Helen D Brooks passed away on April 1, 1996 at 77 years old. There is no listed cause of death for Helen. She was born on April 11, 1918. There is no information about Helen's family or relationships. We know that Helen D Brooks had been residing in Arlington, Snohomish County, Washington.

Memories

What do you remember about Helen D Brooks? Share your memories of special moments and stories you have heard about her. Or just leave a comment to show the world that Helen is remembered.

Write a comment

Other Records of Helen D Brooks

ADVERTISEMENT BY ANCESTRY.COM

Other Biographies

Sources