Edward Schweder Brooks

June 14, 1867 to July 12, 1957

US Congressman.  Born Edward Schroeder Brooks, he attended York County Academy, Collegiate Institute and was successful in several business venues. He was a member of the York City Council, (1897-1902), treasurer of York County, (1903-05) and a member of the Republican State committee, (1917-18). In 1919, he was elected as a Republican to the Sixty-sixth and Sixty-seventh Congresses, serving until 1923. After leaving Congress, he was postmaster of York, (1925-31) and engaged in the clothing business until his retirement.