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Thomas Overton Brooks (December 21, 1897 – September 16, 1961)〔"Overton Brooks dies", ''Shreveport Times, September 17, 1961, p. 1〕 was a Democratic U.S. representative from the Shreveport-based Fourth Congressional District of northwestern Louisiana, having served for a quarter century beginning on January 3, 1937. Brooks was a nephew of U.S. Senator John Holmes Overton and a great-grandson of Walter Hampden Overton. At the time of his death, he was chairman of the House Science and Astronautics Committee.
Brooks was born in Baton Rouge to Claude M. Brooks and the former Penelope Overton. He graduated from public schools. Brooks served overseas during World War I as an enlisted man in the Sixth Field Artillery, First Division, Regular Army, 1918–1919.
After the war, he obtained a law degree in 1923 from Louisiana State University Law Center in Baton Rouge. He was then admitted to the bar and began his practice in Shreveport, the seat of Caddo Parish in the northwestern corner of his state.
On June 1, 1932, Brooks married the former Mollie Meriwether of Shreveport, a daughter of Minor Meriwether and the former Anne Finley McNutt. They had one child, Laura Anne.
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