Writer; columnist. Born– October 20, 1891, Birmingham. Parents– William Brooks and Nancy (Hudson) Alexander. Married– Helen Almon, December 30, 1914. Children– Three. Education– Howard Institute, Mt. Pleasant, Tn., 1900-1909; Vanderbilt University, 1909-1912. Wrote for magazines and newspapers. Wrote a syndicated column, “I Reckon So,” 1912-1938. After 1938, wrote a syndicated weekly feature. Member of the Newcomen Society, Sigma Nu, and Methodist Church. Died September 1, 1941.
Who Was Who in America, Vol. 2.
Loot. Dallas, Tex.; Southwest Press, 1932.
They Tried to Kidnap the Kaiser and Brought Back an Ash Tray. Philadelphia; Saturday Evening Post, 1937.
Austin Peay, Governor of Tennessee, 1923-25, 1925-27, 1927-29; a Collection of State Papers and Public Addresses. Kingsport, Tenn.; Southern Publishers, Inc., 1929.