John Brooks (mayor)

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John Brooks
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9th Mayor of Columbus
In office
April 21, 1834 – April 21, 1835
Preceded by Philo H. Olmsted
Succeeded by John Bailhache
Personal details
Born (1785-06-13)June 13, 1785
Lincolnville, Maine
Died February 19, 1869(1869-02-19) (aged 83)
Columbus, Ohio, U.S.
Resting place Green Lawn Cemetery
Columbus, Ohio
Spouse(s) Phoebe Perkins
Profession Mayor
Merchant
Justice of the Peace

John Brooks (June 13, 1785 – February 19, 1869) was the ninth mayor of Columbus, Ohio. He was the first mayor elected by popular vote in the City of Columbus on April 14, 1834. He was elected to a two-year term, but only served for one year. He resigned from office on April 21, 1835. John Bailhache was appointed by city council to complete the unexpired term of Brooks.[1]

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  1. ^ Egger (1975), pp. 16.

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Political offices
Preceded by
Philo H. Olmsted
Mayor of Columbus, Ohio
1834-1835
Succeeded by
John Bailhache